Document Type

Conference Paper/Presentation

Publication Date

11-9-2018

Disciplines

Biological Psychology | Curriculum and Instruction | Disability and Equity in Education | Gifted Education | Multicultural Psychology | Physiology

Abstract

A Diversity, Epidemiology and social justice unit was incorporated into the Physiology and Disease curriculum in Fall 2016. Students discussed topics such as social and cultural influences on diversity thinking, and selective treatment in hospitals based on race. It was very noteworthy that students were united in their thinking regarding diversity and inclusion, despite the fact that they were from different backgrounds and diverse cultures. In 2017, additional discussions were held on equity in education. Students who were otherwise reserved were encouraged enough to express their views, and everyone appreciated the fact that they had been included.

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Presented at NCSSS 2018 Professional Conference

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