Pedagogical Resources

For Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

(Note: This page is currently under development)

CAST Website for Universal Design in Learning (UDL): Guide to Universal Design practices and terminology.

First-Year Writing Program Resources: Here you can find resources for first-year writing classes, including checklists, rubrics, course-specific materials, and web resources.

Syllabus Statements: The English Department Diversity Initiative compiled a list of syllabus statements that can help promote diversity and inclusion.

The Teaching Hub: This is an excellent resource for finding specific advice on teaching, accessibility, and specific student-related issues. An initiative of the College of Arts & Sciences, the teaching hub connects faculty with resources, ideas, and solutions for teaching.

Teaching Interventions: A blog and resource hub that aims to help teacher-scholars discuss race and other charged topics in the college classroom.

Recommended Books

Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecologies: Teaching and Assessing Writing for a Socially Just Future, Asao Inoue (2015)

Changing Pedagogical Spaces in Higher Education: Diversity, Inequalities and Misrecognition, Burke, Penny Jane, Crozier, Gill, Misiaszek, Lauren Ila (2017)

Culturally Responsive Teaching : Theory, Research, and Practice, Geneva Gay (2000)

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Reflection in Higher Education: Promising Practices From the Cultural Literacy Curriculum Institute, Sharlene Voogd Cochrane, Meenakshi Chhabra, Marjorie A. Jones, & Deborah Spragg (2017)

Inclusive College Classrooms: Teaching Methods for Diverse Learners, Lauren S. Cardon and Anne-Marie Womack, Routledge (2022)

Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 30th Anniversary Edition, Paolo Freire (2000)

Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone : Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education, Thomas J. Tobin & Kirsten T. Behling (2018)

Teaching Race: How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism, Stephen Brookfield (2019), ebook available in Scout

Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom, edited by Philathia Bolton, Cassander L. Smith, and Lee Bebout (2019)

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, bell hooks (1994)

Whistling Vivaldi and Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us, Claude Steele (2010)