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Cultivating Inclusion: How ABA Can Be Used to Decrease Racism

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dc.contributor.author Kellogg, Katherine
dc.date.accessioned 2022-04-12T00:48:36Z
dc.date.available 2022-04-12T00:48:36Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12264/395
dc.description Learning outcome "1. Recognize the current lack of diversity and inclusion in higher education. 2. Understand how Applied Behavior Analysis can be used to decrease implicit biases and racism. 3. Utilize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to create inclusion and equity. These outcomes relate to the topic and relates to the conference theme by addressing inclusion in the classroom. " en_US
dc.description.abstract "Equity and inclusion are lacking in higher education across the country. Research has shown that bringing people together under various backgrounds cultivates a stronger learning environment (Obama, 2016). It is imperative that faculty understand implicit biases and racism in order to respect their students. Applied Behavior Analysis strategies have been successfully implemented to decrease racism and implicit biases. Understanding our students’ culture, background, and individual needs is imperative to having an inclusive classroom environment. Studies have proven ABA strategie such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) have been successful in decreasing racism. ACT contributes to the idea of psychological flexibility, concept formation, or the generalization of stimuli and events. Implementing ACT, among other ABA strategies, will allow faculty to generate an equitable environment for teaching and learning. Furthermore, acquiring awareness of one's implicit biases can lead to better student outcomes including participation, persistence, and academic success. " en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.title Cultivating Inclusion: How ABA Can Be Used to Decrease Racism en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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    PG Village's 2021 virtual conference was held November 8-12, 2021.

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