The resources in the tabs below are part of the Faculty Workshop series on how to become an inclusive educator.
Each resource is meant to supplement and reinforce the content in this Faculty Workshop: Building An Inclusive Classroom with Library Resources module.
Consider exploring the module first and then navigating the following tabs, with an eye towards finding practical strategies for your classroom.
What is the best way to facilitate challenging conversations knowing that "certain behaviors can close opportunities for learning and decrease students’ sense of belonging" ("Inclusive Classroom")?
Practicing is key in navigating difficult conversations.
Read Yale University's How to Manage Challenging Conversations in the Classroom
The following resources on the Padlet below provides tools and strategies for engaging in and managing difficult conversations in the college classroom.
An Inclusive Classroom is built through "intentional approaches to curriculum, course design, teaching practice, and assessment that cultivate a conducive learning environment where students feel valued, respected, and supported to flourish" (University of Iowa).
Explore the articles and resources on Iowa State University's "Instructional Strategies: Creating an Inclusive Classroom" webpage.
See the Padlet below for additional tools and strategies to help you build an inclusive classroom.
Your syllabus is central to your inclusive classroom. Let's move beyond traditional student-centered language by leveraging resources to ensure all students feel they belong in your course.
Read University of Massachusetts' Principles of an Inclusive Syllabus
Explore Stanford's Building an Inclusive Syllabus
Visit the additional resources on Creating an Inclusive Syllabus from the Padlet below
Building and sustaining an inclusive classroom and teaching practice is complex work, and will evolve over time.
Let's commit to:
In the following activity, participants will have the opportunity to explore resources curated by the JWU librarians.
As in many fast-changing fields, the dialogue around diversity, equity and inclusion is ever-evolving. It is our sacred honor and responsibility as educators to continue to seek out resources around terminology, keeping in mind that the same term may hold several meanings within and between different communities. Much like the guide itself, this list is simply a starting point. If you have a term you would like to add to the list, please use the "Suggest a Resource" tab.
The terms contained in this glossary have been reproduced from University of Washington's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Glossary, which was adapted from the following resources:
Use Anti-Oppression LibGuide: Anti-racist resources to learn more about anti-racism terms and resources
Visit additional Research Guides on DEI and Culturally Responsive Education from the Padlet below