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Additional Considerations for Inclusive Teaching Strategies

Ask yourself the following: 

  • How might your own cultural-bound assumptions influence your interactions with students? 

  • How might the backgrounds and experiences of your students influence their motivation, engagement, and learning in your classroom?

  • How can you modify course materials, activities, assignments, and/or exams to be more accessible to all students in your classes
    (Retrieved from The Center for Teaching Innovation, Cornell University)

Equity Minded Practices for Teaching Online

Be intrusive
Be relational
Be culturally relevant and affirming
Be community focused
Be race conscious



Tanner, Kimberley (2020) "Structure Matters: 21 Teaching Strategies to Promote Engagement and Cultivate Classroom Equity," CBE-Life Sciences Education: Vol. 12: No. 3 Available at:  

Akamine Phillips, Jennifer; Risdon, Nate; Lamsma, Matthew; Hambrick, Angelica; and Jun, Alexander (2019) "Barriers and Strategies by White Faculty Who Incorporate Anti-Racist Pedagogy," Race and Pedagogy Journal: Teaching and Learning for Justice: Vol. 3: No. 2, Article 1. Available at: 

Hill, Heather C. (2020, November) "Culturally responsive teaching Is promising: But there's a pressing need for more research. Education Week: Vol. Vol. 39: No. 26 Available at: