As faculty, we have a unique opportunity to help students navigate conversations about diversity in a way that leads to deeper understanding, greater empathy, and hopefully, social action. However, such productive dialogue takes careful planning, preparation, and guidance on the part of the instructor. Below, we offer specific strategies faculty can use before, during, and after difficult dialogue about diversity in the classroom setting.
This document was originally published in Best of the 2018 Teaching Professor Conference by Magna Publications. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Noah, Tolulope and Souza, Tasha. (2018). "What to Do Before, During, and After Difficult Dialogues About Diversity". Best of the 2018 Teaching Professor Conference, 16-20.
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