There’s never a bad time to re-examine and rethink how to write your syllabus. This guide walks you through everything you need to know, with specific tips and strategies, to craft an effective syllabus.
Thinking about the first day of class? Here's a useful reminder. I've been doing something like this for a few years, and it has a significant effect on the classroom atmosphere, communicating that our class is a space of inclusion.
However, I don't have as good a practice of renewing this question over time, and pronouns do change. Does anyone do a midsemester version, or have some other practice that works? ... See MoreSee Less
Trans inclusion has been an ongoing conversation in the SSW community in recent years, like at many other campuses. Trans and gender-nonconforming students identify pronoun use in class as a key site where microaggressions, ignorance and invisibility can interfere with learning and disrupt relations...
A $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has been awarded to the University of Houston to establish a first-of-its-kind U.S. Latino Digital Humanities Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
It started as a series of Instagram posts; then it became a downloadable workbook. Now, the “Me and White Supremacy” challenge is reaching the mainstream—and creator Layla F. Saad hopes all teachers with white privilege will find the courage to take it.