Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

While the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) seeks to integrate issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all programming, the items below focus primarily on these issues.

Programs with Faculty Funding

TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity)

Through this year-long fellowship program, faculty explore how they can enhance students’ learning and academic success across cultural, social, and learning differences by adopting a strength-based, inclusive, and equitable approach to teaching and learning grounded in the value of diversity. Open to all full-time faculty.

CTL Services

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Department Coaching and Facilitation

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) provides facilitation, coaching, and specialized workshops upon request of departments and colleagues on campus.

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Diversity & Inclusive Teaching Consultation

Do you have questions related to issues of inclusive teaching, equity, and diversity? Please contact Dr. Kirsten Helmer directly to request an email or in-person consultation. 

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Diversity Teaching Workshops

As part of the Center for Teaching & Learning's (CTL) Teaching & Diversity Professional Development Series,  CTL regularly offers workshops that engage participants with research-based pedagogical practices that support diversity, equity and inclusion. 



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Diversity Lunch & Learn

Come for lunch (provided by CTL) and connect with and join your colleagues to explore issues related to diversity, inclusiveness, and equity in teaching. Offered monthly. Varying topics. Open to faculty, post-docs, and graduate students. 

Promoting Deep Learning Through Group Work

Come to this interactive workshop to learn about ways to form groups, how to help students develop skills necessary for effective group work, how to deal with challenging group dynamics, and how to assess group work. 

International Instructors Working Group

International Instructors Working Group

Are you interested in finding a supportive community that will allow you to build relationships with international colleagues from across the university?  Do you want to tackle practical problems, learn from each other, and develop a shared repertoire of experiences, tools, and ways of addressing educational challenges that you encounter as an international instructor?

The International Instructors Working Group is co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Learning and the Graduate School’s Office of Professional Development. For more information contact Kirsten Helmer.