Overcoming Hidden Biases & Creating an Inclusive Curriculum

Date Published: 
March 27, 2017

Keynote: Overcoming Hidden Biases & Creating an Inclusive Curriculum
Nona McDuff, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Kingston University, is the featured speaker for an event that will kick-off a week of workshops open to faculty and students on the topic of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum.  In her keynote address, Ms. McDuff will examine debates/drivers of diversity and inclusion in Higher Education and discuss unconscious bias and its impact on learning and teaching.  Subsequent workshops will explore the principles of inclusive learning and teaching.

April 6, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cone University Center - McKnight Hall

Workshop: Inclusive Learning and Teaching Practices
In this workshop, Nona McDuff will assist faculty in the development and implementation of course and curricular goals for understanding diversity.  Attendees will discuss inclusive strategies as they apply to three key areas of the teaching and learning practice:  Course Content, Teaching Styles, and Assessment.

Thursday, April 6, 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm, Kennedy 221
Monday, April 10, 9:30 am - 12:15 pm, Kennedy 221
Tuesday, April 11, 12:30 -3:15 pm, Kennedy 221
Thursday, April 13, 9:30 am - 12:15 pm, Kennedy 221

The Keynote and Workshops are both made possible with funding from the Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Grant.