Combat Linguistic Prejudice in Your Class

This recent piece from the Chronicle, How professors can and should combat linguistic prejudice in their classes, gives ten tips on making sure our grading and expectations do not privilege one group of students over another. Kaly Thayer, our Coordinator for Multilingual Learning, takes a deep dive into several points in this article and how it relates to our Denison students.

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Vulnerable students

Hosted by Chris Hakala and Lew Ludwig

Topic: Vulnerable students

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What We Learned

Clearly no one wanted a global pandemic, but the many innovations that occurred in your classes were inspiring. Let’s celebrate these silver linings! What did you learn in the last year that you will continue to use in your classes? Use this simple Google form to submit your silver lining and receive a $5 gift card to Slayter.

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Five Tips for First Day of Class

It will be here before you know it! This week’s deep dive video covers five tips for the first day of class. For additional ideas for making the most of your first day, check out the eight tips from the Insider Higher Ed piece Advice for how not to conduct your first class in the new semester (opinion) or for a deeper look, this Chronicle article How to Teach a Good First Day of Class by James Lang.

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