Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series 2018

Please join us for a series of workshops on Inclusive Teaching during the first week of May.
An overview of the series can be found here.

Event Audience Dates Short description
Implementing Inclusive Teaching Principles in Your Courses (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Everyone
Mon, 04/30/2018 - 10:30am - 12:30pm

Research on teaching and learning highlights the importance of an explicitly inclusive classroom climate for student learning. This includes the value of learning collaboratively with diverse peers and the benefits of intentionally connecting course content to students’ life experience and goals for the future. How might these ideas inform your regular classroom practice to result in more inclusive learning environments? In this activities-based workshop, instructors will experience...

Teaching in Tumultuous Times: Making Choices About How to Address the World Beyond Your Classroom (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Everyone
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Racist fliers, hateful graffiti, hurricanes, mass shootings, emails threatening violence:  Students often report feeling alienated or confused when instructors in their courses do not acknowledge such unsettling events going on in the world outside the classroom. We know that students can find it difficult to learn in the midst of such troubling events and that courses across the curriculum can offer students tools for understanding and navigating a broad range of relevant issues. But...

Teaching About Race & Ethnicity in Predominantly White Classrooms (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Everyone
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This workshop is intended for instructors interested in learning how to ethically and effectively teach about race, ethnicity, and inequality in predominantly white classrooms. Instructors may worry that teaching about and discussing race and ethnicity in classrooms that lack racial and ethnic diversity may bring up issues such as tokenism, misrepresentation, silence, and resistance. This workshop is designed to offer a framework and strategies to help prevent and address these issues as...

Ask an Undergrad: Consulting with Students about Your Course Materials (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Faculty Only
Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

This session offers instructors the opportunity to receive feedback from CRLT’s undergraduate consultants about the inclusive dimensions of selected course materials (e.g. a portion of your syllabus, a writing assignment, a series of exam questions, a slide deck, etc). This 2-hour interactive session is divided into three parts: 1) an orientation to the principles of inclusive teaching, 2) individual breakouts with two undergraduates and a CRLT instructional consultant, and 3) a...

Ask an Undergrad: Consulting with Students about Your Course Materials (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Faculty Only
Wed, 05/02/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

This session offers instructors the opportunity to receive feedback from CRLT’s undergraduate consultants about the inclusive dimensions of selected course materials (e.g. a portion of your syllabus, a writing assignment, a series of exam questions, a slide deck, etc). This 2-hour interactive session is divided into three parts: 1) an orientation to the principles of inclusive teaching, 2) individual breakouts with two undergraduates and a CRLT instructional consultant, and 3) a...

Ask an Undergrad: Consulting with Students about Your Course Materials (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Faculty Only
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 9:00am - 11:00am

This session offers instructors the opportunity to receive feedback from CRLT’s undergraduate consultants about the inclusive dimensions of selected course materials (e.g. a portion of your syllabus, a writing assignment, a series of exam questions, a slide deck, etc). This 2-hour interactive session is divided into three parts: 1) an orientation to the principles of inclusive teaching, 2) individual breakouts with two undergraduates and a CRLT instructional consultant, and 3) a...

Responding to Tumultuous Events: Practice Teaching (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Faculty Only
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Click here to register for this event. 
Please be aware that this session will be held on north campus in the Gorguze Family Laboratory (Room 216). 

Acknowledging troubling events and tragedies (on campus, and on a national/international scale) is crucial for students’ sense of belonging in a class but can be challenging to do well,...

Ask an Undergrad: Consulting with Students about Your Course Materials (Inclusive Teaching @ Michigan Series) Faculty Only
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

This session offers instructors the opportunity to receive feedback from CRLT’s undergraduate consultants about the inclusive dimensions of selected course materials (e.g. a portion of your syllabus, a writing assignment, a series of exam questions, a slide deck, etc). This 2-hour interactive session is divided into three parts: 1) an orientation to the principles of inclusive teaching, 2) individual breakouts with two undergraduates and a CRLT instructional consultant, and 3) a...