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Equity, diversity and inclusion workshops coming up soon

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers numerous ways to make your teaching more just and equitable.

August 15, 2022 — 

We at The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning are excited to share our fall equity, diversity and inclusion offerings. Most workshops are in-person but there are a few on the list that are hybrid. 

Workshops for everyone

A peer learning opportunity for anyone lead-teaching a course in Fall 2022. Meet with a cohort of UM instructors at the start and finish, and work closely with a small group of 3 to 4 others through the semester to strengthen inclusive pedagogies in the course(s) you’re teaching. Registration deadline Aug. 19.

  • Conversations on Inclusive and Anti-Racist Pedagogies (Hybrid: in-person and on Zoom)

One-hour exploratory discussions of readings on key topics:

    • Islamaphobia in Teaching and Learning, Robin Attas and Tannaz Zargarian, Sept. 29, 12-1 p.m.
    • Teaching Writing to EAL Learners, Robin Attas and Xiaoxiao Du, Oct. 5, 12-1 p.m.
    • Implicit and Explicit Bias in Educational Technology, Robin Attas and Mark Meagher, Oct. 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    • 2SLGBTQ+ Inclusive Education, Robin Attas and Christopher Campbell, Nov. 16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Workshops for faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows

  • Developing an Inclusive Syllabus, Robin Attas and Jeri Ducharme, Aug. 17, 9-11 a.m.
  • Inclusive Pedagogies: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Principles in Practice, Robin Attas, Aug. 22, 1-3 p.m.
  • Navigating Difficult Discussions, Robin Attas, Aug. 25, 1-3 p.m.
  • Inclusive Technology in Teaching, Mark Meagher, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Creating Inclusive and Supportive Learning Environments for 2SLGBTQIA+ Students, Mikayla Hunter, Danielle Hart, Brianne Collins, Sept. 27, 1-4 p.m.
  • Reimagining Assessments – Practical Ideas for Alternative Assessments, Cintia Costa, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Ungrading: Returning Learner Autonomy to Students, Brianne Collins & Xinli Wang, Nov. 2, 1-4 p.m.
  • Strategies for Non-Academic Misconduct Conversations with Students, Robin Attas and Matt Carvell, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Inclusive Technology in Teaching, Mark Meagher, Nov. 14, 1-4 p.m.
  • Compassionate Pedagogy: There’s More to Everyone’s Story, Rebecca Brooks and Brianne Collins, Nov. 29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Universal Design for Learning (part of the TLC program), Robin Attas and Mark Meagher, Dec. 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Navigating Challenging Student Situations (part of the TLC program), Heather Morris and Megan Bowman, 1-4 p.m.
  • Developing Intercultural Teaching Competence (part of the TLC program), Robin Attas, Dec. 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Workshops for graduate students 

We are proud to be offering such a wide variety of equity, diversity, and inclusion options, and to continue building on The Centre’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Get in touch with us to book into any workshops you are interested in that don’t yet have registration links, or to book a consultation to discuss your specific needs.

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