Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Late work policies depend on factors such as the discipline, course level, enrollment size, and instructor educational philosophy.
There are many types of attendance policies - use this guide to learn more about options and understand policies may impact students.
Despite the importance of putting equitable policies in place, it is not always easy. For example, if it is seen as too difficult logistically to offer make-up exams for a large class of students, then one might implement a policy of no make-up exams: show for the scheduled exam or take a zero. Even a more moderate policy of requiring a doctor's note before one may make up a high-stakes exam, is inequitable because not all problems preventing students from attending class come with a doctor's note.
March 31 is Transgender Day of Visibility. Here are five key ways to support your transgender and nonbinary students.
Intentional and thoughtful ways to implement strategies to increase equity in the classroom.
These strategies can help you integrate diversity and inclusion in your courses to deepen students' understanding and create a more inclusive classroom environment.
Fostering relationships with your students and between students in the classroom may seem unrelated to learning but can often be an essential precondition for learning to occur.
The principles of inclusive teaching are particularly essential for online courses because students are more likely to feel less connected with others, less engaged with class content, and less motivated.
| Participants learned basic principles of how to make teaching more inclusive to best serve all students.
Philosophies, strategies, and technologies involved in teaching & learning can all evolve over time. We love to share well-established findings through workshops, but sometimes a space to discuss and interrogate ideas without the pressure of needing to already have the answers can provide a fresh perspective on the challenges of teaching. Instructor learning communities provide an avenue to explore and discuss these timely topics.
Christine Kiewra broadens students’ perspectives on early childhood education with an international community
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.
When developing and delivering a presentation, it is important to think inclusively about the diverse people that will be in your audience.
This workshop was beneficial for instructors interested in alternatives to or supplements for current textbooks.
Participants examined courses from before and during the pandemic to identify the strongest aspects of each.
Curated by several university departments and experts, the Accessibility and UDL Instructor Resource is available through Canvas.
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.
Keynote Bryan Dewsbury discussed the unassailable connection between inclusive teaching practices and education as a general practice of freedom.
The liquid syllabus is designed to "tell" students, that I, as their instructor, am excited to be a partner with them in their learning.
This presentation focuses on making course materials more accessible and working towards Universal Design for a biology course.
TRIO is a college access and success program that helps first-generation students earn their college degree.
Learn how to assign movies along with academic texts/readings to promote inclusive learning
Articulate two culturally-informed kinds of motivations students have for learning.
Exercising Empathy helps students do away with the self-centric bias” that often creates a pre-set rhetorical agenda.
First-generation students often lack the parental guidance and prior knowledge about how to succeed in college that many of their peers enjoy.
In order to develop a course mindful of equity, consider revamping the course syllabus.
These resources will help faculty build courses that are more inclusive of the diverse student body at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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
What has impressed me at this university, has been the work undertaken at all stages and by individuals from every corner
Start by Trusting Students: Active Learning and Inclusive Pedagogies in Moments of Crisis
This workshop shared several strategies to model inclusivity and establish a respectful and supportive classroom culture.
All of us at the Center for Transformative Teaching were saddened and angered by the senseless death of George Floyd in May.
Semantic styles are essential to creating content that is accessible across multiple platforms as they encode your layout and document structure
In addition to the guidelines for links, images/video, and tables, there are supplemental guidelines and considerations for making your course accessible.
When designing courses, either online or in-person, it is essential to remember that not all of our students are the same.
Inclusive Teaching is a philosophy based on the premise of ensuring students have the same access to education
To ensure the inclusion of all students in a classroom, discussion must be approached in a way that recognizes and values differing perspectives
Inclusive teaching involves understanding complex topics that can difficult to learn how to navigate. Included are some resources to help.
Highlighting emerging scholars, Fresh Voices promotes inclusive, innovative, and effective teaching methods.
Use this guide to help you develop inclusive courses and create more welcoming and effective learning environments.
Use this guide to aid you in developing your courses to achieve more welcoming and effective learning environments.
Use these tips to create accessible links.
Inclusivity in education has never been more important or more possible
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.
Image and video content can present unique obstacles for some users. Without additional descriptive information, limits how some users receive content.