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Inclusive Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Inclusive Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In March 2020, mid-way through Spring semester 2020, university classes quickly moved to a virtual format in response to the public health emergency stemming from COVID-19. At CSUCI, Innovation & Faculty Development shared stories from invited faculty about their resilient teaching during this period of uncertainty. This post, by Communication Faculty, Vivian Henchy, follows a […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #4

Equity in Action Spotlight #4

Faculty Info Name: Brendan ClineAcademic Program: BusinessAverage Number of students per section: 35Featured Course: MGT 326: Professional Ethics (three sections) What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? For several years now, I have used anonymous grading for most assignments in my courses—especially exams and individual writing assignments. Writing Assignments I often assign […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #3

Equity in Action Spotlight #3

Faculty Info Name: Jennifer BrownAcademic Program: MathematicsAverage Number of students per section: Featured Course: Math 105: Pre-Calculus (taught asynchronously) Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  No, not until March ’20 What practice or technique have you implemented in your course? I have incorporated several UDL […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #2

Equity in Action Spotlight #2

Faculty Info Name: Danna LomaxAcademic Program: School of Education: Credential ProgramAverage Number of students per section: 30Featured Course: EDSS 533: Teaching English In Middle Schools Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual instruction in response to COVID-19?  Yes, for 3 years prior. What practice or technique have you implemented in your […]

Equity in Action Spotlight #1

Equity in Action Spotlight #1

Faculty Info Name: Colleen NevinsAcademic Program: NursingAverage Number of students per section: 47Featured Course: NRS 303 Pharmacology of Nursing Practice I**It is a 1.5 unit course that is introductory to pharmacology that has been designed in a blended format of asynchronous, synchronous and lab Had you taught online prior to the rapid shift to virtual […]

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Field Notes | Week Two – Equity in Action

Virtual instruction is not “business as usual.” It started with an emergency in Spring 2020 and continued to be a necessity for Fall. As our community reels from the local, multi-faceted impacts of a still-ongoing global pandemic and grieves the most recent manifestations of xenophobia and racism, we are also reminded of the human imperative […]

BECOMING AN ACTIVIST: A JOURNEY TOWARDS IMPROVING ACCOMMODATION 	METHODS TOWARDS STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE WRITING CENTER

BECOMING AN ACTIVIST: A JOURNEY TOWARDS IMPROVING ACCOMMODATION METHODS TOWARDS STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE WRITING CENTER

The following blog post developed out of student interest to explore how campus services, specifically tutoring in the Multiliteracy Writing Center, addressed the needs of student clients with various learning needs and the tutors who serve them. That study  was conducted by Cristal Gamez (CSUCI, 2018) and was supported by a TLI Faculty Fellow, Talya Drescher, Assistant Professor of Special […]

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