Who Students Are: Inclusion of Nontraditional Students √ § *
Part of the FDC Diverse Classroom Series!
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 · Noon - 1:30 PM
Do you ever wonder who your students are or how their life experiences impact their learning at UMBC? This session is designed to help faculty address the needs of specific underrepresented groups on campus, including non-traditionally-aged students, international students, and student veterans. A faculty panel will share their experiences working with these students and provide perspectives on how inclusive practices can support these students’ success at UMBC. Panelists include David Di Maria (International Education), Jess Myers (Women's Center), and Meredith Oyen (History).
Lunch will be provided to all registered participants, please click “Going” below to reserve your seat for this session. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to note any dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, food allergies, etc.) by Tuesday, February 18. The deadline to register for this event is the earlier of Tuesday, February 18 or when the event reaches capacity. Please email email@example.com to be added to a wait list if the event is full. If you have registered and find that you can no longer attend, please kindly release your spot so that others may attend.
* Part of Provost's New Faculty Lunch series - all faculty are welcome to attend
√ Counts toward ALIT Certificate
§ Counts towards INNOVATE Certificate
The Diverse Classroom Series
UMBC’s Faculty Development Center continues the Diverse Classroom Series launched in February 2017!
Sessions in this series are designed to help you capture UMBC’s strengths in diversity to create vibrant learning environments--environments that effectively challenge and support every student. During interactive sessions, faculty and staff colleagues will help you address challenges and explore key questions, for example,
- How can you learn about your classroom audience to better connect with your students and reflect on their learning needs?
- How can you make your classroom more hospitable for all learners?
- How can you handle sensitive discussions in your classroom?
- How can you ensure that students from different academic and social backgrounds and with different physical and cognitive abilities experience classrooms where they are welcomed, challenged, and supported?
- Faculty and staff who aspire to make their classrooms more inclusive of our diverse student population.
- For additional resources, see https://fdc.umbc.edu/resources/the-diverse-classroom/