Monday, 19 Oct 2020
The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Students interact with the instructor, their peers, and the course content throughout the learning process, often simultaneously in a learning environment. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.
Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020
Disseminated through the culture of science (i.e., norms, values, beliefs, and practices), is the underlying message that there is but one "universal truth" regarding what is or what counts as scientific knowledge, research, and general practice. This culture and subsequent message have implications for who is recognized as being a scientist, or a validated member of the scientific community, and the process by which one gains such recognition.
Thursday, 22 Oct 2020
Effective teaching is inclusive teaching. When faculty work to implement evidence-based teaching practices, they are also working to create more inclusive online learning environments that promote equity. Join us for a series of engaging virtual discussions about inclusive online teaching.
Friday, 23 Oct 2020
As faculty in higher education, you have likely received some campus training on microaggressions. However, the way these incidents show up between and among faculty, administrators, and students is often very different from how they display in other areas of campus. If you are a woman or underrepresented faculty, have you reflected on how microaggressions might be disrupting your work?
We all have unique qualities that make us, us. Upon self-reflection, those elements that shape our identity can shape how we perceive those round us, either consciously or subconsciously. Our subconscious perceptions of others and how we react to them are often referred to as implicit bias, which can be both positive and negative.