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Pursuing Inclusive Teaching in the Classroom

An Inclusion Imperative Diversity Teaching Network Event

Friday, April 20, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
On Campus : PAHB 216
This is a cross-posting to help spread the word about this exciting event! For the original posting, visit the Dresher Center's myUMBC page

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The Dresher Center for the Humanities invites you to the inaugural workshop of the Inclusion Imperative Program's 
Diversity Teaching Network in the Humanities

CULTURALLY RELEVANT PEDAGOGY & INCLUSIVE TEACHING NOW

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, a renowned expert on culturally responsive teaching, will speak about inclusive practices in the classroom. 

Following the talk, participants will focus on key principles and pedagogical practices for creating inclusive syllabi and class projects that address contexts such as race, class, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, ability, and learning styles. Faculty will be encouraged to reflect on the current semester and apply strategies for the upcoming semester.

Please Register by April 16th.
Questions: Vernise Bolden, Inclusion Imperative Program Assistant

Speaker bio: Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings is Professor Emerita at The University of Wisconsin-Madison, President of the National Academy of Education, and author of the acclaimed books The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children and Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.

Sponsored by the Dresher Center for the Humanities, the UMBC Faculty Development Center, and the Women’s Center at UMBC.

The Inclusion Imperative Program is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.