3 minute read 18 Aug 2020
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How can you unlock the transformative power of belonging?

By Ken Bouyer

EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting

Diversity and inclusion evangelist. Life goal is to inspire others. Born and raised NYer. Frequent D&I spokesperson. Husband and father. Golf enthusiast.

3 minute read 18 Aug 2020

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In a virtual world, how can intentional inclusiveness leverage differences to achieve better results?

As virtual education sweeps the nation, creating digital classroom experiences where everyone feels they belong and are valued is increasingly critical to supporting student success.  EY’s Tips for an Inclusive Virtual Classroom offers faculty and facilitators practical resources that can help keep students connected and engaged.  This guide includes steps for preparing to lead an online class, ideas for building an inclusive virtual classroom, and tips for overcoming technology challenges. For access to additional free curriculum resources designed exclusively for use in nonprofit, higher education, read more about the EY Academic Resource Center.

Summary

Many schools will be opening virtually this school year, but belonging can still be achieved in a digital setting. We have compiled several tips to promote inclusion and belonging when holding classes in a digital environment.

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By Ken Bouyer

EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting

Diversity and inclusion evangelist. Life goal is to inspire others. Born and raised NYer. Frequent D&I spokesperson. Husband and father. Golf enthusiast.