microEd | Diversity Basics: Foundations

microEd | Diversity Basics: Foundations

There is no continuing education (CE) available for this microEd offering.

Approximate duration: 20 minutes

Diversity — along with the complementary concepts of equity, and inclusion — impact your wellbeing, regardless of your background.  Having a firm grasp on these terms is essential not only for a healthy workplace, but ultimately a healthier way of living.

This course will introduce you to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).  By the end of this course, you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of key DEI concepts.
  • Recognize how your specific background fits into the society you live in. 
  • Know how to contribute to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.


  • Cycle of Socialization
  • Understanding and Unlearning Bias
  • Identity and Intersectionality
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Systems of Oppression
  • Dismantling the System
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Summary

Please review the following requirements and be sure your system and networks are up to date. 

General Recommendations: 

  • Your browser must support HTML-5. To test and detect your browser version, go to html5test.com
  • Use a PC or MAC with a current, updated Browser.
  • Disable popup blockers in your web browser settings
  • Wifi is not recommended. WiFi signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.  A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth providing a better experience. 
  • There is audio (sound) with this course. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers and they are not muted.

System Requirements for the Best Experience:

  • 2 GHz Dual Core CPU Processor or faster 
  • 4 GB RAM (Greater than 4 GB is a benefit)
  • Windows 10 or later
  • Mac OS X 10.14 or later
  • iOS 12 or later
  • Wired Internet connection

Browser Requirements:

  • Chrome, Firefox and Edge are continuously updated by their publishers.  For the best experience, use the most current version.
  • Current versions of Chrome 
  • Current versions of Firefox 
  • Current versions of Edge
  • Safari 14 or later

  • Register
    • Non-member - $24.95
    • CRB Candidate - $14.95
    • CRB Designee - Free!
    • CRB & SRS Candidate - $14.95
    • CRB & SRS Designee - Free!
    • SRS Candidate - $14.95
    • SRS Designee - Free!
    • C-RETS/RENE Certified - $14.95


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