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(Every Voice) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Purpose of this Guide? 

This research guide is designed to help users find information and resources that will help support courses and curriculum with inclusive and culturally responsive teaching. 

Here you will find:

  • Webinars
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Bibliographies 
  • Quick User Guides 

What is Culturally Responsive Teaching?

“Culturally responsive teaching can be defined as using cultural knowledge, prior experiences, frames of reference, and performance styles of ethnically diverse students to make learning encounters more relevant and effective for them. It teaches to and through the strengths of these students. Culturally responsive teaching is the behavioral expression of knowledge, beliefs, and values that recognize the importance of racial and cultural diversity in learning".

 It is contingent on a set of racial and cultural competencies amply summarized by Teel and Obidah (2008) (1).

They include the following:

  • Seeing cultural differences as assets
  • Creating caring learning communities where cultural different individuals and heritages are valued
  • Using cultural knowledge of ethnically diverse cultures, families, and communities to guide curriculum development, classroom climates, instructional strategies, and relationships with students
  • Challenging racial and cultural stereotypes, prejudices, racism, and other forms of intolerance, injustice, and oppression
  • Being change agents for social justice and academic equity
  • Mediating power imbalances in classrooms based on race, culture, ethnicity, and class
  • And accepting cultural responsiveness as endemic to educational effectiveness in all areas of learning for students form all ethnic groups. (2)

(1) Teel, Karen Manheim., and Obidah, Jennifer E. Building Racial and Cultural Competence in the Classroom : Strategies from Urban Educators. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 2008.

(2) Gay, Geneva. Culturally Responsive Teaching : Theory, Research, and Practice. 2nd ed. Multicultural Education Series (New York, N.Y.). New York: Teachers College, 2010

 Webinars 

 

This session focuses on the navigation of the eLibrary platform on how to locate Black History content and utilizing research topic pages for researching and teaching Black History. Duration: 28 minutes.

This session focuses on the navigation of the eLibrary platform on how to locate Women's Herstory content and utilizing research topic pages for researching and teaching women's Herstory. Duration: 28 minutes.

This session focuses on search strategies and how to find eBooks authored by women. Duration: 12 minutes.

This session instructs how to locate demographic information and use member profiles to find voting records, introduced legislation, and more in ProQuest Congressional. Duration: 24 minutes.

This Session instructs how to find case histories, opinions, and more that define the careers of the women on the US Supreme Court past and present. 

21 minutes  46 secs

Learn how to find Asian & Pacific Islander voices to support research and teaching in Academic Video Online. 33 Minutes

Bibliographies

 

The following bibliographies provide recommendations to sources available on a variety of platforms. 

Quick User Guides