“Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance,” said Vernā Myers, VP of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix. So, if diversity initiatives put forth by institutions are an invitation, how can instructors ensure students feel welcomed, accepted and embraced in their courses?
From course materials to classroom culture, fellow faculty are measuring inclusion efforts with studies of hope, critical mass, psychological safety and other ways to create a sense of belonging for marginalized students. And they’re doing it on instructor-to-student and student-to-student levels.
Learn what your peers are doing to facilitate challenging discussions, manage microaggressions, help students advance their learning potential and offer a space where they feel free to speak up and be themselves.
Listen to our webinar featuring Cengage Faculty Partners and their thoughts on creating a sense of belonging in the classroom, and download our eBook on “How Fellow Instructors Create an Inclusive Classroom Experience.”