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Equity and Advising: Fall 2023

September 25

NED: Academic Equity

September 25 – October 15, 2023

Short Course


This asynchronous 3-week course is offered for the purpose of providing both academic and faculty advisors with the information and resources necessary to increase equity and inclusion in their work. Participants will engage in a series of activities including, but not limited to discussion, case study analyses, and action planning. Participants will leave with a plan to implement equitable change(s) within their advising practice and or unit. Ultimately, the intent is that participants to not only have a plan upon completion but leave with the doors open to continue one’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) growth and journey.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Describe characteristics of equitable and inclusive advising.
  • Develop skills for self-awareness and reflection.
  • Identify skills that promote strong, inclusive relationships with students.
  • Review of DEI resources and tools for engaging in continuous improvement.
  • Create an action plan to address equity in advising.

Suggested Audience 

Faculty (Full-time and part-time), Academic Advisors, Instructional Designers and Technologists, and Faculty Developers/Trainers.

Estimated Time Commitment 

Most participants are able to complete this course by committing 4-6 hours per week. 

Reflect on your Professional Development 

As you progress through this course, please consider how you can use the assignments as a way to highlight your work on your Professional Development Plan. Consider sharing your work with your leadership team.

Registration Required

Use the RSVP tool below to register. There is a limit of 30 participants per course.

Because we need time to enroll participants into the corresponding D2L Brightspace Course site, we will close RSVPs the Friday prior to the start of this course. 

Reminders Coming:  We use the email address you provided to send you reminder emails as the event date gets closer, but we suggest you add this event to your calendar. 

Accommodations: If you require accommodations (live captioning, etc.) to participate in this event, please send an email to the person at the bottom of this page. 

Course Location 

This course is hosted and facilitated using shared D2L Brightspace instance of Minnesota State called, MnSite.


Contact the Educational Development and Technology unit.


September 25
Event Category:


Academic Equity
Developing Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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