Through institutional and national data, student stories, educational research, and Iowa State faculty research, faculty and instructors will have opportunities to develop and sustain more equitable and inclusive student learning environments. Centering each session on the following learning objectives:
- Recognizing why teaching inclusively is essential.
- Identifying & practicing using various frameworks for promoting inclusion & equity.
- Assess curriculum and pedagogical approaches to distinguish strategies to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching and learning.
The equity and inclusive classroom seminar series offers an opportunity to extend knowledge about teaching inclusively and not a substitute for the annual inclusive classroom training.
Programs for AY21-22
- Webinar, Communities of Care: Using trauma-informed pedagogy, Feb. 2 (2:10-3 p.m., Online via Zoom)
- Seminar, 10 Tips to Create an Accessible Canvas Course (UDL), Feb. 10 (12:10-1 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall)
- Webinar, Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces, Feb. 16 (3:20-4:10 p.m., Online via Zoom)
- Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom, Mar. 8 (2:30-3:20 p.m., Online via Zoom)
- Seminar, Course Design: Access & Inclusion with UDL, Apr. 20 (12:10-1 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall)
University-wide Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) sessions
During the 2022 spring semester, attend a Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) sessions for graduate teaching assistants, faculty, and staff.
Equity and Inclusion Speakers and Events
Webinar, OER 101: An introduction to free and open course materials with Abbey Elder, Feb. 24 (2-3 p.m.)
In this workshop, participants will learn about open educational resources (OER), free course materials that instructors can use in place of expensive textbooks and adapt to fit their course’s needs.
Join Abbey Elder, Open Access & Scholarly Communication Librarian, to discuss the benefits and challenges of using OER, resources they can use to find and evaluate these materials, and methods for integrating high-quality OER into their courses.
For additional information, visit the ISU Open Educational Resources website.
Webinar, Triggers Warnings: Methods and best practices with Michael Bugeja, Feb. 28 (2-3 p.m.)
Save the Date for the 2022 Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE)
This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, faculty, and staff). The 2022 conference will include both virtual and in-person components to reach a broad audience.
- Virtual Professional Development Pre-Conference: Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2022 (Open to Iowa State faculty and staff)
- Full Conference: Thursday (Virtual) & Friday (In-Person), Mar. 3-4, 2022
Registration information will be available in early spring semester 2022.
In the planning phase:
- CELT is seeking presenters for the 2022-23 academic year. If you have a suggestion, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Webinar, Supporting Neurodiverse Students: Traits, Challenges, and Access Needs (Jamie Niman), Oct. 20 (1:10-2:30 p.m.)
- Webinar, College Student in the United States: Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes (Stylus Publishing), Oct. 14 (12-1 p.m.), view the College Students in the United States – Author Webinar YouTube video.
- Webinar, College Student Development Theory: Transgressive Frameworks and Models for Diverse Populations (Stylus Publishing), Sept. 30 (1-2 p.m.), view the Sept. 30th YouTube recording.
- Webinar, Mindfully resolving cross-cultural conflicts in the classroom with Lee Mun Wah, Sept. 1 (3-4:30 p.m., Online through NCORE). The recording will be posted for On-Demand. Coordinated by the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE). Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) Interested in learning more about ISCORE? email email@example.com.
Previous Equity and Inclusion Speakers
- Erin Baldwin, Student Health and Wellness, Division of Student Affairs; and Chris Hanes, Student Counseling Services; Supporting student mental health and well-being (Oct. 1, 2020)
- Jeremy Best, History; White supremacy and nationalism in education (Sept. 9, 2020)
- Christa Jackson, School of Education; What are we noticing? (Feb. 17, 2021)
- Noreen Rodriguez, School of Education; Diversifying your syllabus (Nov. 2, 2020)
- Brian Vanderheyden, Student Wellness; Carlos Vidales, Student Wellness; Sydney Dunn, Student Counseling Services; Students in Addiction Recovery: What faculty should know to create supportive classrooms (Apr. 13, 2021)