Registration for the August FRC has now closed. If you still wish to participate, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join faculty colleagues and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning.
The Faculty Reading Community (FRC) discussion this August will involve chapters from Tracie Marcella Addy et al.’s recent book, What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching, which focuses on key principles of inclusive, equity-minded instructors. It draws ideas from a variety of disciplines and kinds of classroom environments, providing concrete strategies for designing inclusive courses, fostering social belonging among student learners, assessing equitably, and facilitating class inclusively. Throughout the book, there are many opportunities for self-reflection on one’s own courses.
Participants are required to commit to four of the five Zoom sessions. Participants should plan to acquire a copy of the book on their own. (The CTL encourages you to support local independent booksellers with your purchase if possible: Subterranean Books).
Meetings will be on Mondays and Wednesdays in August:
August 2: Chapter 1: The What and Why of Inclusive Teaching
August 4: Chapter 2: What Do They Know About Being Inclusive?
August 9: Chapter 3: How Do They Design an Inclusive Course?
August 11: Chapter 4: How Do They Make Students Feel Welcome?
August 16: Chapter 5: How Do They Conduct Class Inclusively?