Sustaining Students’ Diverse Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds in the Classroom

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Two instructors discuss their teaching during the WAC Seminar
April 14, 2021
11:00AM - 12:30PM
Location
Online

Date Range
Add to Calendar 2021-04-14 11:00:00 2021-04-14 12:30:00 Sustaining Students’ Diverse Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds in the Classroom Students’ diverse prior experiences and knowledge can greatly enhance the learning that takes place in our classes. However, it can seem difficult to challenge inequalities in the classroom and build bridges between students’ identities and the course content. In this workshop, consultants from Writing Across the Curriculum will discuss inclusive teaching strategies you can apply to raise students’ critical consciousness and affirm the valuable resources diverse writers bring into the classroom. They will introduce approaches for sustaining domestic and international students’ cultural and linguistic backgrounds as writers and facilitate discussion on how to make writing assignments more directly relevant to and reflective of our students. Stay tuned for information on how to register through the Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning. Online Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing cstw@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Students’ diverse prior experiences and knowledge can greatly enhance the learning that takes place in our classes. However, it can seem difficult to challenge inequalities in the classroom and build bridges between students’ identities and the course content. In this workshop, consultants from Writing Across the Curriculum will discuss inclusive teaching strategies you can apply to raise students’ critical consciousness and affirm the valuable resources diverse writers bring into the classroom. They will introduce approaches for sustaining domestic and international students’ cultural and linguistic backgrounds as writers and facilitate discussion on how to make writing assignments more directly relevant to and reflective of our students.

Stay tuned for information on how to register through the Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning.