Creating Accessible Courses: Five Strategies for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Mark Bookman

Suffice it to say that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to syllabus craft and course design when accounting for diversity. A working mother of two might have different needs than a young football player and no two wheelchair users are exactly alike. What can we do to proactively anticipate and reactively accommodate diversities in academia? … Continue reading “Creating Accessible Courses: Five Strategies for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”

A Pedagogy of Kindness

Guest Post

This post, written by Catherine Denial, first appeared on Hybrid Pedagogy under a CC BY-NC license. In the past two years, when I’ve been asked to sum up my approach to pedagogy, I’ve said “kindness.” I didn’t always think this way. My graduate education encouraged me to think of students as antagonists, always trying to … Continue reading “A Pedagogy of Kindness”

Storytelling ethnography as engaged pedagogy for a diverse student body

Pierce Salguero

This post first appeared on Medium.com on Jun 3, 2019. Since 2015, students in my “Buddhism in the West” class have been developing a website called the Jivaka Project. The project has involved dozens of students doing participant-observation ethnography at over 40 Buddhist temples in the Greater Philadelphia area. Student researchers have conducted hundreds of interviews … Continue reading “Storytelling ethnography as engaged pedagogy for a diverse student body”