diversityDNA: cultural diversity training that sticks

DiversityDNA is designed to address issues of equity, fairness, and multiculturalism in society. After launching the app, users can tap the different buttons on the bottom of the screen to navigate the app. By tapping the “Home” button and then the “Clock” icon on the top left of the screen, users can see recent activity on the app. Next, the “Videos” button on the bottom of the screen connects users to short videos that address diversity-related topics. Users can sort the videos with the Featured, Popular, and Recent options on the top of the screen. The “Links” button…

Review Overview

A. Instruction - 5.3
B. Design - 7.1
C. Engagement - 4.6

5.7

Supports for Teaching Diversity

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DiversityDNA is designed to address issues of equity, fairness, and multiculturalism in society. After launching the app, users can tap the different buttons on the bottom of the screen to navigate the app. By tapping the “Home” button and then the “Clock” icon on the top left of the screen, users can see recent activity on the app. Next, the “Videos” button on the bottom of the screen connects users to short videos that address diversity-related topics. Users can sort the videos with the Featured, Popular, and Recent options on the top of the screen. The “Links” button on the bottom of the screen connects users with the app’s social media pages. The “News” button on the bottom of the screen lets users see recent happenings related to diversity, and they can tap the Official, Tweets, and Buzz options to sort the happenings. (The Buzz option contains the most content.) If users wish to learn more about the app itself, they can tap the “More” button on the bottom of the screen.

Instructional Ideas

  1. Teachers can have students browse the videos included in this app and choose one that is of interest and addresses diversity. Students can then write a rationale that explains how the video they selected addresses diversity and the value they gained from watching it. Students can then post their rationale to a class website along with the name of the video. Fellow students can then read the rationale and view the video before responding to the posted rationale.
  2. Teachers can identify a video in this app and post it to a class website along with prompts and/or questions based off the video. (To do so, teachers can have click the upload button located on the screen while viewing the video and choose the “email” option. The app will then email them a link to the video.) Students can then view the video and respond to the prompts and/or questions. Students can post their responses on the class website or they can email them to their teacher.
  3. Students can browse the articles posted on the app’s “News” section. Next, students can summarize the articles and compose a short reflection on what they learned about diversity from the article and if/how they can embody that knowledge.
A1. Rigor
A2. 21st Century Skills
A3. Conn. to Future Learning
A4. Value of Errors
A5. Feedback to Teacher
A6. Level of Material
A7. Cooperative Learning
A8. Accom. of Individual Diff.
B1. Ability to Save Progress
B2. Platform Integration
B3. Screen Design
B4. Ease of Use
B5. Navigation
B6. Goal Orientation
B7. Information Presentation
B8. Media Integration
B9. Cultural Sensitivity
C1. Learner Control
C2. Interactivity
C3. Pace
C4. Flexibility
C5. Interest
C6. Aesthetics
C7. Utility

 

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