Principles of Inclusion
Click any of the below inclusive teaching principles to learn more and see specific examples of how to implement various strategies within the classroom. For example strategies for remote settings, download this revised inclusive teaching principles handout.
Clearly communicating about norms, expectations, and evaluation criteria.
Cultivating students’ sense of connection to the discipline and scholarly/professional communities.
Providing or eliciting goals, protocols, and processes that support equitable access and contributions to interactive elements of the learning environment – and disrupt patterns that reinforce or reflect systemic inequities.
Affirmation of Difference
Acknowledging students’ different identities, experiences, strengths, and needs; leveraging student diversity as an asset for learning.
Responding and adapting to students’ changing and diverse circumstances; engaging empathetically with student needs, both emerging and persistent; balancing intentional design and commitment to providing accommodations.