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Teaching Resources Related to Diversity, Equity, Justice, Inclusion, and Belonging

  • Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Resources developed for faculty and administrators by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Includes links to multi-campus initiatives, conferences focused on diversity, publications, and webinars.
  • Antiracist Pedagogy: Yale's Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning has developed a multi-page resource for faculty who want to learn about antiracist teaching practice, including examining their own pedagogy and curriculum as a critical step in effecting change.
  • Antiracist Resources for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment of Student Learning: The National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) has compiled a list of curated resources to support faculty moving toward antiracist teaching, learning, and assessment of student learning.
  • CSCU Anti-Racism Resources: A guide adapted by the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Team of the CSCU Library Consortium. The video-rich guide explores the causes and impacts of racism and offers anti-racism resources for allies.
  • Diversity Toolkit: A Guide to Discussing Identity, Power and Privilege: Developed by the USC School of Social Work, the toolkit includes activities for groups from 10 to 60 people designed to facilitate productive discourse around issues of diversity and the role of identity in social relationships, both on a micro (individual) and macro (communal) level.
  • Guidelines for Discussing Difficult or High-Stakes Topics: Guidelines developed by the University of Michigan to help faculty facilitate classroom discussion around difficult, emotionally charged, or controversial issues.
  • How to Center DEI in Teaching: This resource from Carnegie Mellon University offers strategies for intentionally enhancing DEI in teaching, including suggestions for revising learning objectives, reducing stereotype threat, designing group work, and avoiding assignment prompts that might marginalize students. The site includes discipline-specific examples. 
  • The Importance of Learning Students' Names: A resource from Lafayette College on why learning students' preferred name and pronunciation is important for their learning, and classroom strategies for learning student names effectively and efficiently.
  • Inclusive Pedagogy: Developed by the University of Chicago Center for Teaching, the website offers beginning and advanced strategies for inclusive teaching, including creating an inclusive environment, varying course content, developing new teaching strategies, and assessing progress.
  • Inclusive Pedagogy Toolkit: Georgetown University's toolkit for inclusive course design, with concrete suggestions for designing inclusive, antiracist learning environments. The toolkit includes suggestions and strategies related to course content, pedagogy, assessment, power, climate, and mentorship. 
  • Inclusive Teaching Course: This free, asynchronous course was designed for faculty teaching introductory life science courses with the goal of increasing their knowledge in inclusive teaching practices. The 5 modules can be completed in 15 to 20 hours; users can earn digital badges for completing modules. 
  • Inclusive Teaching: Supporting All Students in the College Classroom: An online course developed by Columbia University designed to help faculty explore the principles of inclusive teaching and learn how to apply them in the classroom to support diverse learners.
  • Inclusive Teaching Database: Developed by the University of Portland, the database is designed to help faculty find and access resources tailored to their own inclusive teaching or pedagogic research. Users can enter keywords to search its 120+ indexed Web, journal, book/chapter, conference, and video resources, or narrow your resource search by its targeted discipline, academic division, particular teaching dilemma, or resource type. 
  • Inclusive Teaching Practices Modules: Modules developed for faculty by the University of Denver on inclusive pedagogy, intersectional pedagogy, inclusive assessment, Universal Design for Learning, community of inquiry, and global intercultural pedagogy. The website also includes resources for learning more about identity pedagogies, including sexual orientation and identity pedagogies, Native American pedagogies, disability pedagogy, and trauma informed pedagogy.
  • JEDI Resources: Eastern's JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion) group has assembled DEI and anti-racist tools and resources for faculty.
  • Racial Equity Tools: A website designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. It offers toolsresearchtipscurricula, and ideas for people who want to increase their understanding and to help those working for racial justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities, and the culture at large.
  • Resources for White Allies: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has curated a list of articles,  books, podcasts, and videos to help white faculty and staff "educate themselves about the systems of racial oppression that undergird American institutions and victimize people of color — particularly Black people — every day." The goal of the resources is to foster "conversations between white colleagues about what they are learning and how they are shifting behaviors to become effective antiracist allies."
  • Talking About Race: Developed by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, this website includes tools to explore topics such as bias, antiracism, racial identity, systems of oppression, and whiteness. Each topical area includes explanatory text, videos, and questions for reflection.
  • Want to Reach All of Your Students? Here's How to Make Your Teaching More Inclusive: Advice guide from the Chronicle of Higher Education on inclusive course design and interacting inclusively with students.
  • Thanks to the POD Network, the J. Eugene Smith Library Lib Guides, and others for identifying and compiling many of these resources.