The Implicit Association Test (IAT): Understanding and Measuring Unconscious Bias

This program is a two part series regarding how to personally measure your own level of unconscious bias by administering the Implicit Association Test (IAT) created at Harvard. It is best understood by taking the program, Knowing Your Own Mind previously, but not required. 

Part One
This program will examine provide an introduction to the instrument, both conceptually, as well as the steps required to take the instrument. It will examine the definition of unconscious bias, explore the nature of the IAT, and allow participants to confidentially take the IAT, and provide an initial debrief of their results, without needing to disclose them.

Part Two
Emphasis will be placed on helping participants to understand, interpret, and value their results, and become increasingly aware of the meaning of the results in their lives. This program will examine provide an introduction to the instrument, both conceptually, as well as the steps required to take the instrument. It will examine the definition of unconscious bias, explore the nature of the IAT, and allow participants to confidentially take the IAT, and provide an initial debrief of their results, without needing to disclose them.

If you require interpreting services, please contact cpdcoop@rit.edu as soon as possible.

Facilitator Information: 

Mike D'Arcangelo, Director of Diversity Education

 

Session Dates: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
See session registration for details