September 22, 2021 –
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
In bi-weekly Virtual Lunch and Learn & Best Practices in Teaching gatherings Graduate Teaching Assistants share their knowledge about teaching, teaching and technology tools as well as discus s research of teaching, book chapters relevant to work in an instructiona l setting. Anyone interested in these topics can join these meetings.
This session will provide a background into the concept of culturally responsive teaching (CRT) and how an instructor ’s personal identity impacts how they approach their practice and interact with students. Next, we will discuss strategies to facilitate the applic ation of CRT in classrooms settings and conclude with reviewing any questi ons attendees may have.
By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
Expl ore their own identity through self-reflection.
Exa mine how personal identity impacts the graduate teaching experience.
Articulate the importance of culturally responsive approac hes to teaching.
Reflect on personal assumptio ns towards students that may influence instructor practices.
Describe strategies for teaching culturally diverse students.
Oyesola Oluwafunmilayo Ayeni is a 5th year Doctoral student in the Ecological/Community Psychology program a t Michigan State University. Funmi’s area of research focuses on the devel opment, implementation, and evaluation of culturally appropriate interve ntions for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence from diverse back grounds. In her teaching, Funmi applies culturally relevant strategies to provide quality instruction to students while ensuring equity and inclusi on.
Join Zoom Meeting https://msu.zoom.us/j/732599810 Mee ting ID: 732 599 810 Passcode: GTAsTeach
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