1. Change your perspective by interrogating deficit perspectives and acknowledging the roles of the power and identity in learning spaces.
2. Interrogate curriculum by asking questions such as: Whose knowledge is represented? Whose knowledge is missing? Who benefits from this knowledge?
3. Invite learners' identities into our spaces.
4. Invite learners' way of knowing into our spaces and familiarize yourself with alternative ways of knowing in your discipline.
5. Establish norms for participation and foreground these norms at each convening of the learning community.
A good place to start is to take a look at course syllabi. Use this tool to promote racial and ethnic equity and equity-minded practice.
Social Justice Education Initiative - Tier One Platform Sessions 1, 2, 3: This bundle provides the Social Justice Education Initiative foundational platform curricula for Tier One Platform in three sessions. (May 13 – June 24) 3 ½ hours in length.
Social Justice Education Initiative: Tier Two Next Level Decoding Implicit Bias: Racism that surfaces despite our best intentions. (May 18, June 9) 4 hours in length.
Social Justice Education Initiative: Tier Two Next Level Intent into Action: Community of Practice Meetings. (May 12, June 8) 2 hours in length.
Social Justice Education Initiative: Tier Two Next Level Intent into Action: The Black Lives Matter Movement as an Opportunity to Advance Authentic Inclusion. (June 29-July 1) Time: TBD.
CIC for Faculty & Staff
Coming soon, all incoming faculty and staff will be invited to complete Creating an Inclusive Community (CIC), a one-time online training which provides an orientation to Oregon State University's vision, expectations, and resources for thriving in a diverse community. (TBD)
Identity, Power, & Privilege: Introduction to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Concepts: Submit a consultation form through OID’s Diversity Education website.
Inclusive Teaching Online
This four-week workshop will help you to learn how to teach inclusively online. If you have ever wondered about how you could better reach and support students with diverse identities, backgrounds, and needs in your online classes, this workshop will introduce you to practical tools and strategies for developing an inclusive climate, understanding online student needs and getting to know online students, and effectively facilitating dialogue and discussion online. When: summer 2021 (dates coming soon)
The links below curate some of campuses' major resources on this topic. If you want more, contact CTL staff member Ann Sitomer .
Dr. Jesse Nelson 37 minute video on Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education, discussing changes in Student Success Models and Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success; and Diversity and Inclusion Practices for Online Classrooms.
A 13 minute Inclusive Teaching Video and PPT from the COB Faculty/Staff Development.
Teaching to Everyone: Pedagogial resources designed to aid faculty as they prepare to teach a Difference, Power, and Discrimination course (e.g., creating inclusive classroom environments, addressing issues specific to international students).