ODI Online Learning

About Online Diversity & Inclusion Learning

NRAO is pleased to offer a number of online courses, designed to offer staff an opportunity to learn more about diversity & inclusion related issues. These courses are provided by Workplace Answers, a leading developer of up-to-date training and educational videos.

What courses are available to me?

All courses listed are available to all staff, by request. While supervisors and managers are supportive of these learning opportunities, please check with your supervisor if you have any questions about fitting these courses into your schedule.

Note that courses marked with an asterisk (*) are required for all NRAO employees.

How do I report time spent on these courses?

Please use the Broader Impacts (BI) code in ETK.

How do I enroll in the D&I courses?

If you see something that looks interesting, sign up here: http://tinyurl.com/ODI-Learning

Course Listing

Note that most courses are between 15 and 30 minutes in length. For more information about each course see:

https://staff.nrao.edu/wiki/bin/view/ODI/OnlineLearningCourses

  • Bystander Effect
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Creating an Inclusive Workplace
  • Diversity Awareness for Students
  • Managing the Multicultural Workforce
  • Power of Respectful Language
  • Team-building Across Cultures
  • Transition to Respect
  • Uncovering Implicit Bias
  • Unlawful Harassment Prevention*
  • Unlawful Harassment Prevention (for Supervisors)*

 

Training "Suites"

The following suites contain sets of courses that are either required (*) or strongly encouraged (**) for employees serving in different capacities at the Observatory.

Management/Supervisors**

  • Creating an Inclusive Workplace
  • Managing the Multicultural Workforce
  • Team-building Across Cultures
  • Unlawful Harassment Prevention (for Supervisors)

Diversity Advocates*

  • Bystander Effect
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Transition to Respect
  • Uncovering Implicit Bias
  • + one additional course (Advocate's choice)

Hiring Managers*

  • Uncovering Implicit Bias

Hiring Committee Members*

  • Uncovering Implicit Bias

Mentors

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Team-building Across Cultures
  • Uncovering Implicit Bias*

Summer Students**

  • Diversity Awareness for Students
  • Team-building Across Cultures
  • Uncovering Implicit Bias
ODI Contacts

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
(434) 244-6896


520 Edgemont Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-2475