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Inclusive Teaching Principles and Practices

  1. What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching (2021; Addy, Dube, Mitchell, SoRelle)
  2. Inclusive Teaching by Kelly Hogan & Viji Sathy
  3. The New College Classroom
  4. Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (2018; Tobin & Behling)
  5. The Universal Design for  Learning Guidelines

 Culturally Responsive Teaching

  1. Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain by Zaretta Hammond
  2. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin
  3. Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms by Adeyemi Stembridge
  4. The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children by Gloria Ladson-Billings
  5. Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development by Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart, and Margo Okazawa-Rey

Coaching and Transformation Strategies

  1. The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation by Elena Aguilar
  2. We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love
  3. Building Equity: Policies and Practices to Empower All Learners by Dominique Smith, Nancy Frey, Ian Pumpian, and Douglas Fisher

Inclusive Learning Environments

  1. Diverse Learners in the Mainstream Classroom by David Rose and Anne Meyer
  2. Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice by Becky Thompson

Big Picture: Understanding Inclusion and Diversity

  1. FACTUALITY The Game
    • Focus: Interactive game for understanding structural inequality
  2. That's Unheard Of: Assessment
    • Focus: Assessing diversity and inclusion
  3. Project Implicit: Implicit Association Test
    • Focus: Understanding implicit biases

Teaching: Pedagogical Approaches and Strategies

  1. Scholarly Teacher: Teaching Tips
    • Focus: Tips and strategies for effective teaching
  2. UDL Guidelines
    • Focus: Universal Design for Learning
  3. TILT Higher Ed
    • Focus: Transparent teaching methods
  4. Pedagogy of Kindness
    • Focus: Kindness in teaching and learning
  5. EB Teaching Guides– Inclusive Teaching
    • Focus: Inclusive teaching in life sciences
  6. Trauma-Informed 
    • Focus: Trauma-Informed Pedagogy

Student Support: Recruiting, Retention, and Representation

  1. Pacific School of CSD Handbook: Chapter 5 - Resources
    • Focus: Resources for students in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Syllabi: Decolonization and Trauma-Informed Approaches

  1. Decolonizing Your Syllabus: An Anti-Racist Guide for Your College
    • Focus: Decolonizing the syllabus
  2. Anti-Racist Syllabus Review: Guiding Questions
    • Focus: Questions for creating an anti-racist syllabus

Anti-Racist Pedagogy

  1. Anti-Racist/Inclusive Pedagogy in Higher Education
  2. Effective Teaching is Anti-Racist Teaching (Brown University)
  3. Anti-Racist Pedagogy in Action: First Steps (Columbia University)
  4. Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator (Wheaton College, Massachusetts)
  5. Journal Articles
  6. Anti-Racism Resources for Students and Professionals in Healthcare

Inclusive Teaching Methodology

  1. Specifications grading: Restoring rigor, motivating students, and saving faculty time. Nilson, L. (2015). Stylus Publishing, LLC.
  2. Transparency in Learning and Teaching in Higher Ed
  3. ASHA Publication Resources

Ungrading / Inclusive Grading Systems

  1. Ungrading: Why rating students undermines learning (and what to do instead). Kohn, A., & Blum, S. D. (2020). West Virginia University Press.
  2. How to Ungrade (Stommel)
  3. Podcast: Alternative Grading with Brett Wortzman and Kevin Lin
  4. Grading for Growth
  5. Alternative Grading Strategies (Drew Lewis)

Key Concepts in Inclusive Teaching

  1. Diverse and Inclusive Course Content
  2. Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  3. Active Learning and Collaborative Activities
  4. Flexible Assessment
  5. Inclusive Classroom Climate
  6. Intersectionality

Understanding the Classroom Demographics

  1. Who’s in Class
    • An anonymous questionnaire to understand the diverse backgrounds and needs of students.

Building Classroom Community

  1. Building Community
    • Activities and discussions aimed at creating a sense of belonging among students.
  2. What’s the Most Boring Thing About You?
    • An icebreaker activity that allows students to share something about themselves in a light-hearted manner.
  3. This or That
    • A quick game to help students get to know each other's preferences and build rapport.

Inclusive Course Materials

  1. Inclusive / Liquid Syllabus
    • Creating a flexible and inclusive syllabus that can be easily adapted to meet diverse learning needs.
  2. Pre-Term Welcome Videos
    • Videos sent before the term starts to welcome students and give them an overview of the course and its objectives.

Student Engagement

  1. Student Engagement / Inclusive Participation
    • Strategies to ensure that all students have the opportunity to engage and participate in classroom activities.

Course Structure

  1. High Structure
    • A highly structured course design that includes clear guidelines, schedules, and expectations to make the learning environment more accessible.

Other Resources for Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Inclusive Teaching and Learning

  1. Teaching Tolerance
  2. Edutopia
  3. National Center for Universal Design for Learning (CAST)
  4. The Teaching Commons
  5. Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning
  6. Equity Literacy Institute
  7. The Inclusive Class
  8. The National Education Association (NEA)
  9. Disability Inclusive Education Initiative
  10. National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)

Universities Providing Additional Resources

  1. University of Illinois Chicago: Inclusive Teaching Toolkit
    • Focus: Resources for inclusive teaching practices.
  2. Marquette University: Inclusive Teaching Resources
    • Focus: Resources and strategies for inclusive teaching.
  3. University of Michigan: Inclusive Teaching Resources and Strategies
    • Focus: Comprehensive resources for inclusive teaching.
  4. Discover ASHA’s Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Special Collection
    • Focus: Special collection focusing on culturally responsive teaching and learning

Miscellaneous University Resources

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