Diverse Learners Awareness Week: CU professors learn to create inclusive classrooms

On Wednesday, Vanessa Roberts, a doctoral candidate in sociology at CU Boulder, guided professors through a presentation on how to create and implement an inclusive environment in the classroom as part of CU’s 2017 Diverse Learners Awareness Week.

Roberts began her presentation, titled “Inclusive Classrooms: What it is and how do I do it?”, by establishing ground rules of handling difficult situations in her classes. Some of these rules include seeking to understand an opposing view and learning to listen instead of becoming defensive (read more…)