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Moving from Unlikely to Likely Allies in the Academy

Description: Part one of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Karen L. Dace, editor of the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation" characterizes relationships between women of Color and White women in the academy.
Date: October 2016
Creator: Dace, Karen L.
Partner: University of North Texas

Understanding White Privilege--An Introduction

Description: Part two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Frances E. Kendall, author of the chapter “A White Woman Talks to Other White Women," unpacks the concept of privilege, and dissects the institutional nature of white privilege.
Date: April 20, 2017
Creator: Kendall, Frances E.
Partner: University of North Texas

Unlikely Allies: Creating a Space for Difficult Conversations Across Race and Culture

Description: Part three of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." This presentation by Dr. Theresa Torres, author of the chapter “A Latina Testimonio: Challenges as an Academic, Issues of Difference, and a Call for Solidarity with White Female Academics” and her colleague, diversity expert and independent scholar Lisa McCarty, examin… more
Date: November 14, 2017
Creator: Torres, Theresa & McCarty, Lisa
Partner: University of North Texas

In The Emergency of the "N" Word, Make Sure to Use AAA

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation includes a discussion of the history of the very controversial “N” word, a word marked as derogatory for African Americans. It seeks to answer the age old question “Can I say it?” With that regard, one should always utilize AAA when in question. That is Access, Authority, and Authenticity: consider each and its bearing on you and the word, your position, and your intent.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Gurley, Alexandria
Partner: University of North Texas
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Cultural Wealth Wheel

Description: Handout from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This handout includes an activity to identify resources available to achieve educational goals.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Gurley, Alexandria
Partner: University of North Texas

Supporting Undocumented Students Through Best Practices and Coalition Building

Description: Presentation from the 2019 Equity and Diversity Conference. This presentation focuses on best practices and coalition building across institutions of higher education while thinking beyond the stigma of illegality in order to support undocumented students in times of uncertainty.
Date: February 28, 2019
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela; Perfecto, Rebecca & Tapia-Fuselier, Nick
Partner: University of North Texas
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The Interpretations of the Concept of "Inclusion" Held by Key Policy Makers, Policy Drivers and Policy Implementers Concerned with Service Delivery to Special Education Students in Texas Urban Public School Settings

Description: The purpose of this study was to examine concepts of "inclusion" held by policy drivers (PD), policy makers (PM) and policy implementers (PI) from various national organizations, state agencies and school districts. Interviews were conducted with 14 informants, and responses recorded, transcribed and clustered according to patterns of language. Documents provided by informants were reviewed. A Likert-type questionnaire was developed, grounded in patterns of language used in interviews and docum… more
Date: May 1997
Creator: James, Leslie Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Critical Theory and Preservice Art Education: One Art Teacher Educator's Journey of Equipping Art Teachers for Inclusion.

Description: This qualitative action research study examines how critical theory defined and guided my practice as an art teacher educator while I provided inclusion training for seven preservice art teachers during their student teaching. Sources of data included a personal journal, the inclusion curriculum I created for the preservice teachers and questionnaires and interviews. Primary findings indicated that critical theory had a substantive impact on the evolving development of my teaching philosophy, i… more
Date: May 2008
Creator: Allison, Amanda
Partner: UNT Libraries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Behaviors of School Librarians: Perceptions during Times of Crisis

Description: School librarians create an atmosphere where learners feel empowered. Moreover, school library programming should support diversity, equity, and inclusive learning opportunities to facilitate student success. Thus, school librarians are expected to model and advocate for equitable learning spaces while considering the universal design for learning approach to improving accessibility, utilization, and relevance for all library patrons. Although it has been established that school library standar… more
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Date: May 2023
Creator: Gill, Diane
Partner: UNT Libraries

EDI in Organizations: A Libraries' Perspective

Description: Presentation from librarians at the UNT Libraries share some of the EDI initiatives taking place in the UNT Libraries stemming from a multi-level climate survey, how the libraries as a whole is trying to be a better ally, and how we can help other departments with their EDI initiatives. It was presented at the 2022 UNT Equity & Diversity Conference held on March 23, 2022.
Date: March 23, 2022
Creator: Condrey, Coby; Dooley, Yvonne; Wolf, Stacey & Yanowski, Kevin
Partner: UNT Libraries
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High School Teachers and Support Staff's Attitudes toward Students with Disabilities in the Inclusive General Education Classroom

Description: Research has shown teachers' attitudes toward students with disabilities directly affect the students' performance in the general education classroom; however, more research is needed to determine what variables influence high school teacher and support staff attitudes. The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes of high school general education teachers, special education teachers, and support staff toward students with disabilities in the general education classroom. The study ex… more
Date: December 2019
Creator: Yoakum, Carrie Mae
Partner: UNT Libraries
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2018 Equity and Diversity Conference: What We Talk About When We Talk About Race (Conference Cut)

Description: Video recording of the performance, What We Talk About When We Talk About Race. What We Talk About When We Talk About Race is the culmination of a year-long discussion and production process that took place between African-American and White students and professors in the Department of Communication Studies. What began as a set of informal dinners, in which they slowly, haltingly, and gradually told stories about themselves, their families, and their histories with race, has resulted in a devis… more
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 1 hour 37 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Hurtado-Ramos, Teresita & Brewer, Shawn
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Teacher Perceptions of Inclusionary Practices for Students with Emotional/behavioral Disorders

Description: The present study examined variables affecting teachers’ perceptions of inclusionary practices for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (E/BD) in three areas: inclusion of students with E/BD, behaviors of students with E/BD, and teacher efficacy. Teachers listed in the database of one Education Service Center located in north central Texas which represented 66 school districts, completed the online Survey on Teacher Perceptions of Inclusionary Practices for Students with Emotional/B… more
Date: August 2012
Creator: Lee, Yu-Wen Grace
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Texas High School Principals' Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the General Education Classroom

Description: This study examined Texas high school principals' attitudes toward the inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education classroom. School leaders today face increasing demands with the revised state accountability system. For example, students with disabilities are required to take the Texas Assessment Knowledge and Skills Test (TAKS) and on grade level. Hence, one of the strategies of schools has been to mainstream or include special education students in the regular classroom.… more
Date: May 2011
Creator: Farris, Troy K.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Evaluation of a Training Package for Teaching Social Skills in an Inclusionary Preschool Environment

Description: Effective training procedures are necessary when teaching behavior analytic techniques because the techniques are so complex and precise; and there is a correlation between the changed skills in the trainees to be beneficial to the client. Instructors who may previously exhibit effective teaching techniques in a one-to-one setting may not exhibit those techniques in an inclusive setting. This study examines the effects of a training package and an instruction on the performance of experienced … more
Date: August 2005
Creator: Haycraft, Carrie H.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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2018 UNT Equity and Diversity Conference – Rosa Clemente (Keynote, Senate Room Panel)

Description: This video contains an invitation-only panel discussion, wherein Rosa Clemente fields questions from the audience on a variety of topics pertaining to the conference theme of building bridges and granting access.
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 43 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Clemente, Rosa; Barrax Moore, Shani & Torres, Damian
Partner: University of North Texas
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2018 UNT Equity and Diversity Conference - Opening Statements

Description: This video contains opening remarks for the 2018 University of North Texas Equity and Diversity Conference. Joanne Woodard, Vice President of the Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity, along with Shani Barrax-Moore, Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, introduce the conference and welcome the conference attendees. Presented by sponsor GCC Enterprises, UNT Housing and Residence Life receives the award for Inclusive Excellence.
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 36 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Woodard, Joanne & Barrax Moore, Shani
Partner: University of North Texas
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2018 UNT Equity and Diversity Conference – Rosa Clemente, Keynote Speech

Description: This video contains the keynote speech for the 2018 University of North Texas Equity and Diversity Conference featuring Rosa Clemente, 2008 Green Party Vice Presidential candidate, community organizer, and journalist. From Harvard to prisons, Rosa has spent her life dedicated to scholar activism. She is the president and founder of Know Thy Self Productions, which has produced four major community activism tours and consults on issues such as Hip-Hope activism, media justice, voter engagement a… more
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 1 hour 14 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Clemente, Rosa & Barrax Moore, Shani
Partner: University of North Texas
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2018 Equity and Diversity Conference - Dr. Dafina-Lazarus (DL) Stewart, Social Justice Speaker

Description: This video contains the social justice keynote address for the 2018 University of North Texas Equity and Diversity Conference featuring Dr. Dafina-Lazarus (D-L) Stewart (PGPs: ze, zim, and zir). Dr. Stewart is professor in the School of Education and Tri-Chair of the Student Affairs in Higher Education program at Colorado State University. Over the course of zir 17-year faculty career, ze has focused most intently on issues of race and ethnicity, sexuality, and gender, as well as religion, fait… more
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 54 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Stewart, Dafina-Lazarus; Hobson, Kathleen & Attar, Nichol
Partner: University of North Texas
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Continued Conversations: Women of Color and White Women in the Academy: Understanding White Privilege

Description: Video recording of Part Two of the Unlikely Allies in the Academy Series, hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for continued dialogue based upon the book "Unlikely Allies in the Academy: Women of Color and White Women in Conversation." Featuring Dr. Frances Kendall, this presentation paints a picture of white privilege by detailing what it is, who it involves, what it looks like, and other important aspects.
Date: April 20, 2017
Duration: 1 hour 19 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Kendall, Frances E. & Barrax Moore, Shani
Partner: University of North Texas
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2018 Equity and Diversity Conference: What We Talk About When We Talk About Race (Performance)

Description: Video recording of the performance, What We Talk About When We Talk About Race. What We Talk About When We Talk About Race is the culmination of a year-long discussion and production process that took place between African-American and White students and professors in the Department of Communication Studies. What began as a set of informal dinners, in which they slowly, haltingly, and gradually told stories about themselves, their families, and their histories with race, has resulted in a devis… more
Date: February 22, 2018
Duration: 1 hour 37 minutes 17 seconds
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Spoken-Word Poetry Contest – Winner tied for First Place: Analise

Description: Spoken-word artist, award-winning teacher and UNT alumnus Joaquin Zihuatanejo hosts the 2017 UNT Equity and Diversity Conference’s Spoken-Word Contest, featuring poems written and performed by UNT students. Analise, the featured poet who tied for first place, performs a passionate poem describing the societal expectations imposed on women regarding their weight and the resultant emotional and psychological effects on the individual.
Date: February 23, 2017
Duration: 3 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Zihuatanejo, Joaquin
Partner: University of North Texas
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