Race affects us all, no matter our identities or where we live. As our communities and nation work to address long-standing inequities, understanding and having the language to discuss race and diversity are more important than ever. The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted two panel sessions discussing the power and potential of including aspects ofracialjusticeand equity in your course.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides a comprehensive resource guide and resources for inclusive teaching practices, including this Guide to Inclusive Teaching

Weaving Racial Justice into Your Course Part 1

  • Recorded September 9, 2020
  • In part 1, panelists talked about ...
  • Panelists: Sara Rushing, Ryan Matzinger, Kayte Kaminski, Matthew Herman and Barbara Komlos

Weaving Racial Justice into Your Course Part 2

  • Recorded September 23, 2020
  • In part 2, panelists talked about facilitating discussion in classes aroundracialjustice, including how to moderate discussions between students in class. The panel will also discuss learning outcomes, ways to assess student growth and development concerning cultural competencies. 
  • Panelists: Sara Rushing, Ryan Matzinger, Kayte Kaminski, Matthew Herman and Barbara Komlos

Resources for Weaving Racial Justice into Your Course

Indian Education for All

The Indian Education for All in Montana for One MUScourse is a good way to get started expanding your knowledge and creating safe and enlightening spaces for all of our students to succeed.

Understanding Your Students

Sara Rushing shared a questionaire that she shares with her students to have a sense of what they care about and help organize the class discussions around issues that are important to them.

Other Resources