CNDLS is here to support faculty interested in issues of diversity and inclusion in the classroom. Those interested in reading more on the subject have access to a variety of resources through the Teaching Commons, several of which are highlighted below. If you have specific questions about either designing or teaching a course, we encourage you to reach out to us for recommendations or to set up a consultation.
Our Teaching Commons is a compilation of resources and case studies designed to help faculty revitalize their courses and gain insights into practical issues in pedagogy at Georgetown, with pages on many different topics. Click the below titles to learn more.
What is Inclusive Pedagogy? Learn more about the research behind inclusive pedagogy and discover tips and strategies to use in the classroom.
Challenging and often uncomfortable situations arise in our classroom and workplaces every day. While we can’t avoid them, we can be more prepared, both personally and professionally.
What does it mean to invite and support the "whole person" within the classroom, promoting awareness and self-care? How can we each be more prepared to do this?
Every classroom—every learning environment—should welcome all of its students, recognizing the unique backgrounds, skills, expectations, and needs that each learner brings.
"Talking About Race and Other Conversations"
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College, delivered this keynote address at TLISI 2018 in celebration of her recently published 20th anniversary edition of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”
"The Direction of Diversity: Exploring Diversity and Inclusion Practices on University Campuses"
Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, Director of Programs and Outreach at Ithaca College, spoke about the current status of diversity and inclusion practices on university campuses and explored the implications for classroom inclusion during his lunchtime plenary at TLISI 2018.
"The Miseducation of White America"
Dr. Shaun Harper, Executive Director of the Center for Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered this provocative talk to kick off TLISI 2016.
"The Art (and Science) of Outstanding Mentoring in Higher Education"
Dr. Brad Johnson shared ways to develop high-impact mentoring relationships in higher education using evidence-based rules of engagement in his TLISI 2017 keynote.