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Faculty Online Teaching Resources July 7, 2020

by Laurie Blandino on 2020-07-07T15:32:49-05:00 | Comments

 

Where We Are Now: Flux Pedagogy  

This article by Sharon M. Ravitch explore flux pedagogy: the integration of relational and critical pedagogy frameworks into a transformative teaching approach in times of radical flux. This is rooted in trauma-informed pedagogy; emergent design, student-centered, active teaching; inquiry as stance; critical pedagogy; racial literacy pedagogy; and brave space pedagogy. All are briefly defined and include suggested practices.

 

Teaching and Learning with Care and Hope

A very brief introduction to how crisis, trauma, and uncertainty impact learning. This includes a video from Jacob Ham comparing the learning brain and survival brain. While the learning brain is curious and comfortable with ambiguity, the survival brain is hyper focused on threat, afraid of mistakes, and seeking absolutes. Links to “What Does Trauma-Informed Teaching Look Like?” by Beth McMurtrie, Chronicle of Higher Education with more discussion and resources.

 

Responding Racial Bias and Microaggressions in Online Environments

Webinar facilitated by Drs. Frank Harris III and J. Luke Wood. IN an environment typified by time constraints, stress, and the unknown – racial strife is at an all-time high. This webinar focuses on strategies that educators can use to address issues of bias and microaggressions in order to meet the needs of historically underrepresented and under-served students in the online environment.

 

Addressing Anti-Blackness on Campus: Implications for Educators and Institutions  

Featuring Dr. Frank Harris III, Dr. Regina Stanback Stroud, Dr. J. Luke Wood, and Lasana Hotep, this webinar addresses "tangible strategies for addressing anti-Blackness in schools, colleges, and universities."

 

Trauma-Informed Teaching & Learning  

Webinar from Dr. Mays Imad at Pima Community College. The objectives are to develop an understanding of trauma and the physiological impact of traumatic experiences or chronic stress, of the impact of these on the brain and learning, and of strategies to mitigate this impact and improve learning.

 

Strategies and Resources for Instructional Resilience: Online Equity and Inclusion  

To create an inclusive and equitable learning environment where all our students can learn, it is essential to understand what pedagogical, socioeconomic, or social-emotional barriers could be hindering some of this learning and that we act to remove them. This page shares 8 strategies to build equity and inclusion into the remote class.

 

Increasing Inclusivity in the Classroom  

From Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching. This teaching guide discusses the importance of inclusivity in the classroom, presents examples of teaching more inclusively, and provides guidelines to reduce stereotype threat in the classroom.


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