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‘Teaching Difference and Power’

Upcoming Workshop: Inclusive Teaching

Aug. 19, 2021—Date: Monday, August 23rd Time: 9:00 -10:30am Facilitator: Joe Bandy, CFT assistant director This workshop provides an introduction to some of the foundational principles and practices of inclusive teaching.  Inclusive teaching is that which supports all students in their efforts to find greater belonging, equity, and trust in a course’s learning community.  Inclusive teaching is predicated upon thinking through...

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Upcoming Meeting Around Teaching and Race

Mar. 17, 2021—On April 2nd, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm, at this link, we will focus our attention on what faculty can do to close race (and other) performance and persistence gaps across the disciplines.  Throughout 2020-21, a group of STEM faculty have met to discuss their concerns with disparities that exist between underrepresented and well-represented groups of undergraduate...

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Upcoming Spring Meetings Around Teaching and Race

Feb. 16, 2021—As part of the 2020-21 Teaching, Difference, and Power learning community on Teaching and Race, the Center for Teaching is hosting meetings this Spring that we hope you will attend.   On  February 19th, from 9:00am to 10:30am, at this link, we are fortunate to have Rich Milner from the Department of Teaching and Learning, Peabody...

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Upcoming Spring Meetings Around Teaching and Race

Feb. 9, 2021—As part of the 2020-21 Teaching, Difference, and Power learning community on Teaching and Race, the Center for Teaching is hosting three meetings this Spring that we hope you will attend.   First, on February 12th, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm, at this link, we will be honored to have Elizabeth Self and Barbara Stengel from the Department...

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Event Focusing on Teaching Issues of Race and Racism

Nov. 2, 2020—As part of the 2020-21 learning community on Teaching and Race, the Center for Teaching is hosting a meeting on the subject of resolving classroom conflicts about race. Discussions about race can be among the most challenging students can have in the classroom due to the issue’s intellectual complexities, political implications, and emotional dimensions, all...

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Event Focusing on Teaching Issues of Race and Racism

Oct. 1, 2020—Throughout 2020-21 and as part of its annual Teaching, Difference, & Power series, the Center for Teaching is hosting a learning community that will address a variety of topics related to teaching and race. The first event of this series, “Teaching Issues of Race and Racism,” will take place October 2nd from 12:00-1:30pm in a...

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November Learning Community Meeting: Classroom Challenges

Nov. 6, 2018—Join a dynamic discussion of the many issues that arise for international students and faculty in the U.S. classroom, and the teaching approaches that may help both to thrive. The learning community meetings involve informal discussions of pedagogical readings, teaching challenges, and practical strategies for improving our teaching and learning. Topics include but are not limited to…...

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Upcoming Learning Community Meetings on Understanding the Needs of International Students and Faculty

Oct. 4, 2018—This year, the CFT continues its attention to issues of teaching, difference, and power by organizing a learning community dedicated to understanding and supporting the needs of international students and faculty. The hope for the group is to have a dynamic discussion of the many issues that arise for international students and faculty in the...

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From the CFT Stacks: Race, Equity, and the Learning Environment

Jul. 25, 2018—Race, Equity, and the Learning Environment: The Global Relevance of Critical and Inclusive Pedagogies in Higher Education Edited by: Frank Tuitt, Chayla Haynes and Saran Stewart Faculty and administrators in higher education around the world are becoming aware of the need to address the systemic practices and barriers that contribute to inequitable educational outcomes of...

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Newly Revised CFT Guide on Creating Accessible Learning Environments

Jul. 19, 2018—Graduate Teaching Fellow, Amie Thurber, along with Assistant Director Joe Bandy, have prepared a newly updated teaching guide for creating inclusive and accessible higher education classrooms. While it is first and foremost designed to help instructors in their efforts to create inclusive equality for disabled students, it has content that will help all students access,...

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