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Intro to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Humanizing Online Course

Assessment Strategies/Measuring Student Learning in Online Courses

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About the ITC Microcredential Courses

The ITC microcredential courses are self-paced and will be completed through the Brightspace platform. Each course will be facilitated and should take 10 hours of seat time (2.5 hours per topic). Once the entire course has been successfully completed a digital badge will be issued to the participant. 

Intro to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Humanizing (Available NOW!)
Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the successful student will be able to…


  1. Define diversity in the context of online instruction
  2. List three or more actions that can be performed to recognize and promote the positive impact of diversity
  3. Locate materials relevant to diversity in online teaching and learning
  4. Discuss techniques to create a welcoming environment for all learners
  5. Discuss ways to present a commitment to diversity using a diversity statement


  1. Define equity
  2. Differentiate between equity and equality
  3. List three Dimensions of Diversity and cite examples of each
  4. Discuss some benefits and drawbacks of online courses in addressing equity
  5. Explain at least one change you can make to enhance equity in your online course


  1. Define inclusion
  2. Differentiate between Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  3. Describe three notable tenets of Universal Design for Learning
  4. Discuss benefits of inclusive activities in a learning environment
  5. Explain at least one change you can make to enhance inclusion in your course


  1. Define humanizing in the context of online courses
  2. Explain how Humanizing meshes with DEI initiatives
  3.  Research what other organizations/institutions are doing in regards to humanizing virtual learning
  4. Explain how you can create emotional influence in your course
  5. Evaluate online teaching research to consider links between online social presence and improved engagement, satisfaction, and learning


Assessment Strategies/Measuring Student Learning in Online Courses
Proposed Content Areas

Expected course availability is August 2022.  ITC is currently looking for volunteer Subject Matter Experts to assist in the development of this course. If you are interested in participating as an SME please email [email protected].

  • Bloom's Taxonomy and Varied Assessment
  • Formative and Summative Assessment Strategies
  • Authentic Assessment Techniques
  • Promoting Academic Integrity


Individual - Register Online

  • ITC Member: $75
  • Non-Member: 125

Member Institution Tiered Pricing* - Register Online

  • 11 - 25 registrants: $70/registrant
  • 26 - 50 registrants: $60/registrant
  • 51 - 100 registrants: $50/registrant
  • 101 - 300 registrants: $40/registrant
  • 300+ registrants: $25/registrant

Please indicate when registering your institution the number of employees you will be registering. You will be invoiced accordingly. Please note you do not have to supply all of the names for committee tier at once.

Many of our members have used Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding (HEERF) and other federal and state grant funding to support participation in ITC's professional development opportunities.  Check with your institution to see what grant funding is available to you!


Once registered access will be given to complete the courses in the Brightspace platform. No refunds will be issued once a participant has logged in to Brightspace.