“The Biggest Small-town They’ll Ever Call Home:
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in UA Classrooms”
For: UA Faculty, Instructors and Graduate Teaching Assistants
How do we, as teachers, create a welcoming educational environment in diverse classrooms? The Inclusive Classrooms Workgroup, with generous support from the Office for Academic Affairs, is facilitating a series of four Spring 2017 teaching workshops on promoting diversity and inclusion in the classroom.
Register online through Skillport to attend one or all presentations by clicking this link Promoting Diversity and Inclusion to enroll in the presentation(s) of interest. You can also register for individual sessions by clicking the links below the workshops. Note: Please help us manage seating, refreshments and the catering of meals by being timely with your registration.
For questions on Skillport and registering, please see http://hr.ua.edu/learning-development/online-learning/skillport. For questions concerning login access in Skillport, please contact HR Learning & Development at 205-348-9700 or HRLearningandDevelopment@ua.edu.
Breakfast - Thursday, February 16, 8:30-9:30 a.m., 205 Gorgas
“Sneaking Diversity into the Classroom”
Professor: Chris Roberts, Student panelist: Mary Virginia Ireland
Coffee hour - Wednesday, March 8, 4-5 p.m., 205 Gorgas
“Notions of Identity in the Classroom”
Professor: Dr. Utz McKnight
Student panelists: Lizzie Emerson and Andrea Dobynes
Lunch - Friday, April 14, 12-1 p.m., 205 Gorgas
"The Other Side of the Lectern: Students on Diversity and Inclusion”
Professor: Norm Baldwin
Student panelists: Katie Jane Childs and Vic Harris
UA Faculty are the target audience for these presentations.