Unit 8: Socializing and Thriving at College

Learning Objectives

After you have completed this unit you should be able to:

  • Define predominantly white institutions (PWIs)
  • Describe different types of microaggressions and ways of countering them
  • Identify communication strategies for effective communication
  • Differentiate between surface diversity and deep diversity, and explain what relationships exist between the two
  • Explore the positive effects of diversity, equity, and inclusion in an educational setting
  • Define accessibility, and identify implications of accessibility on campus and in communities
  • Describe the variety of organized groups available on campus for both resident and nonresident students
  • Identify resources for learning more about campus organizations
  • Describe the benefits of participating in student life
  • Define cultural humility
  • Articulate the role of universities in shaping globally competent learners


Licenses and Attributions

CC licensed content, Original:

College Success. Authored by: Linda Bruce. Located at: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-collegesuccess-lumen1/chapter/socializing/  and https://courses.lumenlearning.com/suny-collegesuccess-lumen1/chapter/diversity-and-accessibility/   License: CC BY: Attribution.

Burke, Monica G.; Keaster, Ric; Norman, Hideko; and Pereira, Nielson, “Global Pathways: Cultural Competence Curriculum Module” (2014). Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications. Paper 71. https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/csa_fac_pub/71 License: CC BY: Attribution.




Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Blueprint for Success in College and Career Copyright © 2019 by Dave Dillon is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Share This Book