“Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance,” said Vernā Myers, VP of Inclusion Strategy at Netflix. If diversity initiatives put forth by institutions serve as the 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 students feel free to speak up and be themselves.
Download our ebook with tips on fostering inclusivity from fellow instructors. Then, listen to our webinar featuring Cengage Faculty Partners and their thoughts on creating a sense of belonging in the classroom.