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Exploring Diversity and Creating IT Community through Storytelling

Tuesday, June 2, 2009


This ECAR research bulletin focuses on a methodology for exploring diversity and building community among information technology and other university employees. It is based on the program developed for Princeton University's OIT staff. The methodology, which can be adapted for many uses throughout higher education, uses storytelling and other creative approaches to engage co-workers in dialogue about diversity in order to promote community, colleagueship, and understanding in the workplace.

Citation for this work: Baiz, Hetty, and Susan Danoff. “Exploring Diversity and Creating IT Community through Storytelling” (Research Bulletin, Issue 11). Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research, 2009, available from

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