Teaching has many aspects, and as faculty, we can best support our students when we understand the best teaching strategies for our diverse students with much different learning comprehension. We know that our unique and diverse student population learns differently, which is why understanding how to teach students in all modalities and forms is of the utmost importance.
In CETL, we want to break down these teaching strategies and techniques so we can best help faculty teach our students.
Teaching is hard work, we want to make it easier for you.
This essay in The National Teaching and Learning Forum focuses on how to revise a course through rigorous, critical reflection on teaching, the same kind of systematic critical reflection that is often applied to research. This article includes four steps for a successful “radical revision” of an existing course.
What is the Truth About American Muslims? Questions and Answers (Interfaith Alliance and Religious Freedom Project of the First Amendment Center) debunks stereotypes about Muslims in the US.
#Charlestonsyllabus (African American Intellectual History Society) list of readings that educators can use to broach conversations in the classroom about events in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015.
#Fergusonsyllabus (Sociologists for Justice) list of readings that educators can use to frame discussions about Ferguson, MO.
Being There for Immigrant and Refugee Students (Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center)
Teaching Tolerance (Southern Poverty Law Center) Lesson plans and resources. Mostly for K-12 but transferable to higher education.
Let's Talk Immigration Workshop (Civil Right of Immigrants Task Force)
Sexism: From Identification to Activism (Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center) Lesson plans and resources. Mostly for K-12 but transferable to higher education.
Debunking Stereotypes About Muslims and Islam (Teaching Tolerance, Southern Poverty Law Center) Lesson plans and resources. Mostly for K-12 but transferable to higher education.
Challenging Anti-Semitism: Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts (Anti-Defamation League)
#WhoWeAre (StoryCorp & Upworthy) Series of real-life stories told by everyday Americans that speak to our best selves., amplify love over hate, empathy over fear, and build bridges of understanding.
A comprehensive anti-racism resources site developed and maintained by Dr. Sneha Thamotharan, Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department
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