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Inclusive Pedagogy: Audience-Specific Resources

Teaching in Racially Diverse College Classrooms (PDF) – Harvard University, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. A resource designed to assist educators in creating optimal conditions for embracing diversity, including suggestions for preparation, creating the classroom environment, intervening in racially charged situations, and examining bias.

Class in the Classroom (PDF) – Harvard University, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. An examination of how class can affect learning, and suggestions for recognizing and being sensitive to class difference in the classroom.

Diversity and Education: Sexual Orientations (PDF) – University of Colorado, Boulder, Faculty Teaching Excellence Program. Discusses potential issues that arise in connection with sexual orientation in the classroom, and offers suggestions for using the topic for pedagogical purposes. 

Disability-Specific Accommodations – Humboldt State University, Student Disability Resource Center. An overview of disabilities, the challenges facing students with disabilities, and ways instructors can accommodate these students.

Suggestions on Teaching Students with Disabilities – UC Berkeley, Disabled Students Program. Provides suggestions for making courses “disability friendly,” including syllabus content, then lists tips for working with students with specific disabilities.

Diversity and Language: ESL Students in the University Classroom (PDF) – University of Colorado, Boulder, Faculty Teaching Excellence Program.  Explores differences among ESL students and challenges they may face in the classroom, combined with effective and practical techniques for working with ESL students.

International Students: Recognizing and Addressing Cultural Variations in the Classroom(PDF) - Carnegie Mellon, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence. A guide for faculty focused on teaching in an increasingly multicultural setting. Focus is on international students; however, the recommendations beginning on page 18 are good practices in general for addressing the needs of all students

Treating Male and Female Students Equitably (PDF) – Dr. Bernice R. Sandler, Women's Research and Education Institute. Recommendations aimed at helping educators treat male and female students equitably, including tools for self-reflection and best practices for use both inside and outside of the classroom.

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