Diversity & Tech #6 (September 24)


  • Timed Exercise from 9/18: Their maximum number of points can’t be updated on your end, but this is corrected on my end, for a maximum of 25 points.
  • Class will be on Zoom this Wednesday, 9/27 to accommodate our guest speaker, Melanie Ehrlich.


  • IntroNews Items (20). Reminder that this is a required part of your assignment for each session.
  • Timed Exercise (25) in Brightspace
    • Before you begin: identify the “disruptive” technologies in “Sonny’s Blues.”
  • Discussion (30) led by Michelle and Nazeem
  • Icebreaker (35) Speak your truth, check your privilege
  • Research topic if there’s time: Cultural Competence Checklist


  1. Read/listen/watch, take notes, and be ready for in-class timed exercises & discussions on: 
  2. What current technology issues come to mind from your reading? Please find a news item about a relevant technology to the newest tab in D&T News Items 2023.


Watch Dave, Season 3 Episode 5 (Hulu membership or free trial required.) Wednesday’s guest speaker, Melanie Ehrlich, is the guest star of this episode.