Creating a More Inclusive Classroom Environment
From Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments
Some steps towards making classes more effective and inclusive
- Introduce your students to Bloom's Taxonomy.
- Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use backward-design to accomplish your goals.
- Employ active learning techniques.
- Foster a growth mindset in your students.
- Modify and limit the effects of implicit biases.
- Understand stereotype threat and reduce it with wise feedback and values affirmation.
- Improve classroom climate, including adding wait time after asking a question.
- Offer meaningful content.
- Diversity in the Economics Profession: Where We Stand and Where We’re Going (March 17 presentation)
- Diversifying Economic Quality: Using Evidence to Create More Inclusive Economics Departments (March 18 presentation)
- Creating a More Inclusive Classroom Environment (March 17 workshop)