Inclusive Language and Gender Pronouns

Inclusive Language and Gender Pronouns

Center for Academic Excellence (FAD) | Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Center for Academic Excellence (FAD)
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Upcoming Classes
Class times are Eastern Time (UTC-05:00)

No classes scheduled

Course info
Description

As campus works to become more inclusive, one of the most important elements is the language that we use. Often heard is a reference to "pronouns", but what are they and why do they matter? During this engaging and interactive session, participants will learn about inclusive language, what pronouns are and how to appropriately ask for and use them, and better understand the importance of this small but powerful statement.

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Matthew Thomas-Reid, Leadership & Educational Studies/Inclusive Excellence, Center for Academic Excellence

Objectives
  • Understand what Identity and Pronouns are
  • Understand the difference between ascribed and affirmed identities and why they matter
  • Implement strategies and language to contribute to Appalachian's identity as an inclusive institution
Prerequisites

None

Administrators
  • Crystal Weisner

Please contact a course administrator for additional information.