501: First Day and Beyond: Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Presenter: Elizabeth “Betsy” Cohn (School of International Service) & Leena Jayaswal (School of Communication)

Location: Butler Board Room

At the end of this workshop participants should be able to:
  • Discuss concrete ways to be inclusive in your course policies, assignments, readings, and syllabus language.
  • Create a plan to adopt strategies for inclusive class participation

How do you draw all students in to engage with course content and fellow students? What language should you use on your syllabus and in class to be more inclusive? This workshop will explore concrete ways to set the tone for inclusion on the first day of class, as well as in course policies, assignments, class participation, readings, and your syllabus. Bring your ideas and questions as this will be an interactive workshop.

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