Foundations – Managing Inclusive and Diverse Learning Spaces (ACTL)
Date and Time
Online Event. Please register using button to the right.
This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL).
This workshop will guide you through some of the commonly encountered conflicts in the classroom and provide you with the necessary tools to handle those situations in a professional manner. We will also discuss topics related to making your classroom a safe learning environment for all students (e.g. inviting students to share their gender pronouns, reducing anxiety of students, creating opportunities to increase sense of belongingness for all students, etc.).
Intended Learning Outcomes
By the end of this workshop, successful participants should be able to:
Define diversity and inclusivity, describe dimensions of diversity, and identify principles of inclusivity for teaching and learning
Discuss bias from multiple perspectives as it relates to teaching and learning
Identify and discuss strategies and resources for creating and maintaining inclusive spaces
Anticipate some of the commonly encountered conflicts and challenges in the classroom to think proactively through establishing an inclusive and safe classroom environment
Please Note: Workshops will open 5 minutes before the start and close 5 minutes into the session. After 5 minutes into the workshop you will no longer be able to join. Facilitators need to have their full attention devoted to the workshop.