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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

 

April 13-14, 2018

Register Now! http://bit.ly/iti2018

Space is limited, so we encourage you to sign up by April 9.

 

The mission of the Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs at Cornell is to:

  • Bring aspiring educators together to engage proactively in complex discussions about aspects of diversity at Cornell and beyond. 
  • Support early career academics and professionals in incorporating inclusive teaching practices into their classrooms. 
  • Foster curiosity in continued personal and professional growth, individually and collaboratively, on matters of diversity in higher education.

By participating in the Inclusive Teaching Institute, participants will:

  • Explore your own social identities to increase awareness of how those inform your teaching

  • Consider how to use the framework to guide your planning for increasing inclusive teaching practices.

  • Examine complexity of student experience and identity development

  • Categorize things that impact classroom climate

  • Identify inclusive teaching strategies

  • Explore the LARA method for communication with guest facilitators from the Intergroup Dialogue Project

 

About the Inclusive Teaching Institute

Who? The institute is aimed at graduate students and postdocs* who are committed to teaching across abilities and incorporating various experiences while ensuring that the classroom space is a place for all to learn without hesitation or prejudice.

*e.g., postdoctoral associates and fellows, research associates, etc.

What?  The institute is a two-day retreat, and the agenda has been put together by a committee of staff from the Center for Teaching Innovation and Cornell University Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL), with input from graduate students and postdocs. 

When?  Friday, April 13, 2018 from 1:00-6:00 pm and Saturday, April 14, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sponsorship

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is organized by the Cornell University Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL) and Center for Teaching Innovation, with additional support from The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) and Educational Testing Services (ETS) Award for Innovation in Promoting Success in Graduate Education: From Admission through Completion to Cornell University Graduate School.

Registration

Space is limited, so for best availability, please register for the April 13-14, 2018 session by the end of the day on Monday, April 9: http://bit.ly/iti2018

Questions?

For more information, please contact:

  • Colleen McLinn, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL) - 607-255-2030, cu-cirtl@cornell.edu
  • Melina Draper, Kimberly Kenyon, or Derina Samuel, Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) - 607-255-7224, cornellcti@cornell.edu

 

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See Also

A gallery of participant and organizer images from the Inclusive Teaching Institutes 2016 and 2017 and follow-up events: