How to Support LGBTQIA+ Students

An Interview with Megan Novell, Title IX Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty of English and Women’s and Gender Studies By: Dr. Erin Bell, CETL Staff At the University of Detroit Mercy and the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning, faculty and administrators frequently study, research, and consider methods for making their classrooms more inclusive. June […]

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Resources for Implementing Inclusive Teaching Practices

Web Resources: Confronting Implicit Bias: Project Implicit was founded in 1998 by three scientists – Dr. Tony Greenwald (University of Washington), Dr. Mahzarin Banaji (Harvard University), and Dr. Brian Nosek (University of Virginia). Project Implicit Health (formerly Project Implicit Mental Health) launched in 2011 and is led by Dr. Bethany Teachman (University of Virginia) and Dr. Matt […]

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Anti-Racist Teaching Resources

By Abigail Youngerman and Dr. Erin Bell, CETL Staff The following represents a brief list of articles, web resources, digital media and books that highlight anti-racist teaching strategies. Suggested Interactive Resources: Websites and News Magazines Web articles People to read about and follow Podcasts and videos Learning for Justice “Four Agreements of Courageous Conversations,” original […]

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Preventing Linguistic Racism and Discrimination

By Dr. Erin Bell, CETL Staff In brief, linguistic discrimination is when individuals are mistreated and/or devalued based on their language use. Victims of such discrimination may use dialects such as African American Vernacular English (AAVE) or speak home languages like Spanish, Mandarin, and Arabic (among countless others). Such usages are often characterized as inferior […]

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