Diversity and Inclusive Teaching Seminar

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online resource
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We are no longer accepting applications for the Diversity and Inclusive Teaching (DIT) Seminar for Fall 2022.  If you would like to be notified when the applications open for the next round please fill out this form

DIT is co-developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) and The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR), with support from Rackham Graduate School. In this highly interactive, four-week (8 session) seminar, participants from a wide range of disciplines will have the opportunity to learn about and practice a variety of inclusive and equity-focused instructional strategies for use in U-M's classrooms. 

Seminar topics

  • Centering instructor and student identity
  • Designing inclusive curriculum and assessments
  • Facilitating dialogues and managing conflict in the classroom
  • Exploring opportunities to advance DEI beyond the classroom 

Eligibility and selection criteria

Preference is given to applicants who:

  • are graduate students (postdocs are welcome to apply)

  • will be graduating within the following calendar year

  • have previous teaching experience

  • have some foundational knowledge related to social identities, diversity, and inclusive teaching (e.g., attended previous workshops on inclusive teaching), and

  • are available and committed to attending all 8 sessions

If you have any questions about the seminar or application process, please contact the program directors, Dr. Tazin Daniels and Shana Schoem by email: ditseminar@umich.edu.