Promoting Inclusiveness in Course Planning

Recently, I led a discussion in my School’s Diversity and Equity Committee on ways to encourage inclusiveness in course syllabi and content, including: using gender neutral language in lectures, materials and assignments; asking students to pronounce their name and provide any preferred methods of address; not making assumptions about students’ identities, cultures or backgrounds; using course material from diverse sources; and related steps.

Here are some resources I found and shared with my faculty colleagues:

Let me know if you have others that I should add to the list.

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