Tag: DEI

  • Syllabus Insights from First-Generation Students

    Many instructors want their syllabi to help create inclusive learning environments, but in practice it is hard to anticipate how our students will interpret our language, especially because what they consider to be incomprehensible academic jargon is largely dictated by their previous educational experiences. When tackling this challenge, many institutions offer a university glossary of […]

  • JOIN CTL’s “Read, Reflect, Reform” Spring Book Club

    Join the Center for Teaching and Learning’s “Are You IN(clusive)? READ, REFLECT, REFORM” Spring Book Club. The Read, Reflect, Reform book clubs use a blended format with 2 synchronous meetings (times set by the group, in person or remote) and asynchronous activities. Activities commence Spring Term 2023. You will receive free – Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom […]

  • Call for Applications – CAAI Faculty Learning Community – Spring ‘22

    Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction (CAAI): A learning community led by and for instructors and TAs The Community for the Advancement of Antiracist Instruction (CAAI) is a learning community in which instructors and TAs engage in antiracist work related to their teaching. This grassroot project was designed and will be facilitated by a […]

  • Building a robust framework for supporting QTI+ students at OSU

    About the author. Jessica Lodwick is an instructor of Botany and Plant Pathology and Integrative Biology at Oregon State University. ​​Her teaching interests are grounded in the ecology and the evolutionary basis of life on earth. Jessica has previously taught courses on animal behavior and scientific writing, with a focus on fundamental ecological principles and […]

  • A Reflection on CTL’s Supporting 2SLGBTQI+ Students In and Outside the College Classroom

    About the author: After 17 years away, Teresa recently returned to OSU as an instructor in the HDFS department. Previously, Teresa taught for five years in the OSU laboratory preschool – Child Development Center/Head Start program – and has more than 20 cumulative years of university-level teaching experience at multiple institutions, including OSU-Cascades, Washington State University Vancouver, WSU Global Campus, and Central […]