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Exploring Inclusive Curricula in the College Classroom: Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Zoom - see description for details

Want to connect and exchange ideas with other aspiring faculty? Would you like to discuss strategies for equitably engaging all students in their learning? Interested in exploring research-based strategies for structuring classes, lab meetings, research talks, and seminars? Join us for this year’s Scientific Teaching Series, hosted by Professor Kimberly Tanner and Professor Jeff Schinske.

Exploring Inclusive Curricula in the College Classroom: Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments

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From depictions in television shows and movies to their experiences in college classes themselves, students recurrently encounter stereotypes that often convey a narrow view of who participates in our fields of study. What are the impacts of these messages on students and what might faculty do in response to this messaging? In this interactive workshop, attendees will reflect on the impacts of stereotypes in their fields, examine Scientist Spotlight homework assignments as a research-based intervention to shift students' stereotypes, and consider implementation strategies for spotlight-type assignments in a wide array of course types and subject areas.

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Sponsored by Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning
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