We are amid a new reality for our world. With COVID-19 hitting the scene and changing the scope of how we work; we must continue to acknowledge the importance of creating and accessing a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) policy in the virtual workplace.
Diversity is the characteristics and attributes that make individuals different, where inclusion is the social standards and behaviors that help people feel accepted.
In a word? Yes, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are top of the to-do list in most organizations these days. The recent emphasis on having a diverse and inclusive work environment is driven, in part, by social movements in the US and across the globe. The COVID-19 virus changed the way businesses operate; many of us are working from home now.
I have been teaching at Northcentral University since 2008, and I love my job! My #1 reason for teaching with Northcentral University for the previous 12 years is professional satisfaction. Teaching online provides the opportunity to teach students from multiple time zones across the world without having to travel. There’s no time wastage, and with asynchronous learning, teachers and students can work from home with flexible schedules.
Linda D. Bloomberg, EdD
Associate Director Faculty Support and DevelopmentFull Professor, School of Education
I have worked at NCU since 2013. Teaching doctoral students and working with dissertation students in particular is a highlight of my work here. As associate director of faculty support and development for the School of Education, I coach our faculty on applying NCU’s one-to-one pedagogical model “Teaching through Engagement.”
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