Inclusive Teaching Strategies: Embracing Student Diversity in All Forms

Facilitated by:
Sindia M. Rivera-Jiménez, Ph.D., University of Florida
For questions or comments: rivera.jimenez@eng.ufl.edu

Summary

In this two-part workshop, participants will get familiarized with essential concepts of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access and their role in embracing student diversity in all forms. Also, they will learn how to enact long-term change in their inclusive teaching practices by implementing reflection, strategy, and action.

Workshop Part 1: Awareness and Reflection

Workshop Part 1 Goals

  1. Identify biases and those of their students
  2. Understanding of how implicit bias can affect us and our students in the classroom
  3. Identify different types of biases and paradigms of inclusive teaching
  4. Provide strategies for faculty to reframe biases in their classroom

Resources-Books

  • Freire, Paulo, 1921-1997. (2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York :Continuum
  • Hooks, Bell. (1994). Teaching to transgress: education as the practice of freedom . London: Routledge.
  • Noble, S. U. (2018). Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism. New York University Press.
  • Harris, C. E., Pritchard, M. S., & Rabins, M. J. (1995). Engineering ethics: Concepts and cases. Belmont, Calif: Wadsworth.

Resources: Journals and Articles

Resources: Reports

Resources: Other

Thanks for the support:

The American Institute for Chemical Engineers

“This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. (2106206)”

Workshop offered:

  • November 19th, 2019, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Florida.
  • January 18th, 2022, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Florida.