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Diversity and Inclusion

Instructor Resources for Inclusive Pedagogy


Lewis & Clark College

Aubrey R. Watzek Library and Teaching with Excellence Program


TEP Resource Guide

The Teaching with Excellence Program (TEP) partners with the Watzek Library to maintain this database of instructor resources around inclusive classroom practices. Information is organized into modules corresponding with TEP lunches, which are open to the undergraduate faculty community.


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University of Michigan

Center for Research on Learning and Teaching


Creating Inclusive College Classrooms
By: Shari Saunders and Diana Kardia (1997)

This guide discusses common yet problematic assumptions instructors may make about students, the impact of assumptions on student learning, and how instructors can examine motivations behind assumptions. Also included here are useful strategies for making course content and classroom environments more accessible and inclusive.


Yale University

Center for Teaching and Learning


Inclusive Classroom Climate

This resources explores ways that instructors may structure course content, classroom participation, and learning assessment to be responsive to the needs of non-dominant cultures and student backgrounds. Extensive references and additional resources make this a good stating point for building cultural-responsiveness into the classroom.


Columbia University

Center for Teaching and Learning

Inclusive Teaching Guide

This guide organizes inclusive pedagogical practices into five principles that guide instructors in crafting classroom environment, facilitating peer interactions, and reflecting on personal practices. This is an abridged version of the full guide, which is also available for download at the above link and is suitable for instructors of all experience levels.   

San Francisco State University

Dream Resource Center


Educator Guides collected from Immigrant Rising

Faculty and staff play a crucial role in helping or hindering undocumented student success at every college and university. One of the best ways staff and faculty can help undocumented students is to become knowledgeable about current legislation, on campus resources, community resources, and available support. The articles and tools on this page are are great resources to familiarize yourself with the issue, strengthen your skill sets, and become more aware of the language you should use. For further reading, check out the University of Oregon’s list of resources for educators on their Dreamers page.

Association of American Colleges & Universities

Making Excellence Inclusive Initiative


Making Excellence Inclusive is AAC&U’s guiding principle for access, student success, and high-quality learning. It is designed to help colleges and universities integrate diversity, equity, and educational quality efforts into their missions and institutional operations.

The initiative includes a series of three papers specifically commissioned by AACU that are beneficial to faculty and staff:

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