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Multicultural Teaching: Information and Strategies
“Multicultural teaching” means different things according to one’s course goals and one’s discipline. The following links provide useful information for a wide range of college teaching contexts. If you want to suggest other web-based sources for this page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Multicultural Teaching” in the subject line.
Information on course planning
This paper reports the findings of a series of 15 focus groups with undergraduate students of color in which participants were asked to describe positive as well as uncomfortable interactions they had with majority group instructors. Suggestions for how faculty members can address students’ concerns are offered.
Women continue to be underrepresented in a number of science and engineering disciplines. This paper describes factors that have been found to influence the learning and persistence of undergraduate women in science and engineering. Suggestions are offered for how faculty members can improve the academic environment to create a more positive learning climate for all students.
CRLT Occasional Papers on multicultural teaching (pdf)
- What Faculty Can Do
- Information from the Office of the General Counsel
- Teaching for Retention In Science, Engineering, and Math Disciplines: A Guide for Faculty
- Instructor Identity: The Impact of Gender and Race on Faculty Experiences with Teaching
- Making Accommodations For Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors
- The Effect of Student Diversity on Student Learning at the University of Michigan: Faculty and GSI Perspectives,
- Student Learning Styles and Their Implications for Teaching
- Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering: Providing Academic Support
- Perceptions of Faculty Behavior by Students of Color