Honoring Black History Month with Teaching and Learning
Department(s):Morgan Teaching & Learning Center
In celebration of Black History Month, the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center has curated this set of upcoming workshops and seminars, an open-access learning module, podcast series, and other resources for listening, learning, and taking action toward anti-racism in teaching and learning spaces:
Advancing Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEMM Organizations: Beyond Broadening Participation. A report release webinar from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. February 14, 2023, 11am-12:30pm Eastern.
Learning Module: Anti-Racism, EDI, and Positionality in Teaching and Learning (University of Calgary, Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning). Three introductory, self-paced, open-access lessons inviting a time commitment of 2-3 hours.
Anti-Racist Pedagogy Podcasts (Kim Case, Ph.D.) Check out Season 2 of the Enough Y'All real talk podcast for social justice academics. See also Dr. Case's essays on anti-racist pedagogy and evolving model on anti-racist pedagogy.
Accomplices in the Classroom: Social Justice- and Anti-Racism-Informed Teaching. Virtual workshop offered by the New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC). March 3, 12-2pm Eastern. Fee of $30 with WPI institutional membership.
Practicing Anti-Racist Pedagogy (University of Michigan Center for Research on Learning and Teaching). Definitions, key principles of anti-racist pedagogy, resource guides, and activity guides.
- Effective Teaching Is Anti-Racist Teaching (Brown University Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning). Five starting points for anti-racist classrooms: course goals, content, classroom discussion and problem solving, assessment, knowing (and re-knowing) yourself.
- 2023 AAC&U TIDES Institute (Teaching to Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM). Individual or group applications due March 15.
Check out other resources for learning and taking action curated by WPI's Black History Month Planning Committee and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME).
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