Log onto the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website at http://www.eeoc.gov/ and complete the following tasks:
1. In one paragraph, explain the purpose of the EEOC.
2. In one paragraph, summarize the history of the EEOC.
3. Summarize what you learned about the following types of discrimination (from the home page of the website, scroll down to the employers section and click on discrimination by type): age, disability, equal compensation, genetic information, national origin, pregnancy, race/color, religion, retaliation, sex, and sexual harassment. Provide specific details to support your answers. You should write 4-6 sentences explaining each type of discrimination and include how each type can directly impact your major field of study (Teaching and Learning, Leadership, Online Teaching and Learning, Allied Health Teaching and Leadership, or Career College Administration).
4. Read “What Can You Do” on page 222 in your textbook. Create a list of five ideas you can implement in your workplace that will help affirm diversity. Your ideas should provide evidence of critical thinking. Be creative.