Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
The following resources will help you build courses that are more inclusive of the diverse student body at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Start with the
Strategies and Practices for Inclusive Excellence page, an overarching guide to best practices for inclusive teaching. The other resources outline strategies to address specific challenges you may face in your courses.
In order to develop a course mindful of equity, consider revamping the course syllabus.
This tipsheet is the first of a series designed to provide simple, generally applicable, tips on specific topics to enhance the inclusiveness of your courses
When developing and delivering a presentation, it is important to think inclusively about the diverse people that will be in your audience.
Christine Kiewra broadens students’ perspectives on early childhood education with an international community
CASNR offices came together and created a summer discussion series about what an inclusive classroom looks like, and how to create an inclusive environment.
Humanize your teaching by implementing late policies that account for the complexity of students' lives.
Inclusivity in education has never been more important or more possible
Use this guide to aid you in developing your courses to achieve more welcoming and effective learning environments.
These resources will help faculty build courses that are more inclusive of the diverse student body at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Exercising Empathy helps students do away with the self-centric bias” that often creates a pre-set rhetorical agenda.
Learn how to assign movies along with academic texts/readings to promote inclusive learning
This presentation focuses on making course materials more accessible and working towards Universal Design for a biology course.
Articulate two culturally-informed kinds of motivations students have for learning.
The liquid syllabus is designed to "tell" students, that I, as their instructor, am excited to be a partner with them in their learning.
First-generation students often lack the parental guidance and prior knowledge about how to succeed in college that many of their peers enjoy.
This presentation explains the importance of captioning videos for accessibility and Universal Design and how VidGrid can be used to caption videos.
TRIO is a college access and success program that helps first-generation students earn their college degree.
In addition to the guidelines for links, images/video, and tables, there are supplemental guidelines and considerations for making your course accessible.
This workshop was beneficial for instructors interested in alternatives to or supplements for current textbooks.
Highlighting emerging scholars, Fresh Voices promotes inclusive, innovative, and effective teaching methods.
In this 90-minute, discussion-centered workshop we will share some key principles and strategies of inclusive teaching, but will also ask you to discuss with peers and review your own materials through this lens.
Participants examined courses from before and during the pandemic to identify the strongest aspects of each.
This workshop shared several strategies to model inclusivity and establish a respectful and supportive classroom culture.
Inclusive teaching involves understanding complex topics that can difficult to learn how to navigate. Included are some resources to help.
Use these tips to create accessible links.
To ensure the inclusion of all students in a classroom, discussion must be approached in a way that recognizes and values differing perspectives
Explore resources and tips to continue teaching equitably and inclusively while in-person or online.
Inclusive Teaching is a philosophy based on the premise of ensuring students have the same access to education
Image and video content can present unique obstacles for some users. Without additional descriptive information, limits how some users receive content
Semantic styles are essential to creating content that is accessible across multiple platforms as they encode your layout and document structure
Philosophies, strategies, and technologies involved in teaching & learning can all evolve over time. Instructor learning communities provide an avenue to explore and discuss these timely topics.
Properly formatted tables ensure that all users can understand your tabular data. By including headers, captions, and alternative text, your tables can convey the critical information to all users.
Workshop participants will use student-centered pedagogy to integrate sustainability and resilience concepts into curricular experiences, earning a small stipend upon successful completion of the program.
Use this guide to help you develop inclusive courses and create more welcoming and effective learning environments.
Curated by several university departments and experts, the Accessibility and UDL Instructor Resource is available through Canvas.
When designing courses, either online or in-person, it is essential to remember that not all of our students are the same.