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The College of Education is continuing a series of discussions on ways to engage students in critical thinking and social equity in our classes. The discussion will explore and share ideas on how instructors can incorporate diversity and inclusion across diverse disciplines. Instructors from all colleges and schools on campus are welcome. Lunch will be provided at both dialogues. Attendance is limited and registration is required, and instructors may attend one or both events below. Contact Marilyn Cornish with questions.

Creating a Culturally-Inclusive Classroom will be held Monday, Oct. 16, noon-1:30 p.m. in room 4510 Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library. The discussion will address inclusive classroom strategies to fit unique discipline needs. The emphasis will be on creating an environment that is welcoming and supportive of students of all backgrounds and on engaging students to think critically about issues related to social equity in the context of class content and learning goals. Register online.

Inclusive Classes through Syllabus Redesign will be held Monday, Nov. 13, noon-1:30 p.m. in 4510 Mell Classroom Building @ RBD Library. In partnership with the Biggio Center and Office of University Writing, the college will help develop strategies to update a course syllabus in order to build inclusion and diversity into the class structure. Please bring a syllabus for a course to update. It is recommended to bring a laptop or tablet to work on. Register online.