A Sampling of Related Websites Resources
This site, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges and Universities
is a comprehensive resource of campus practices and resources about diversity
in higher education. An important focus of this site is to locate diversity
as central to the educational and societal missions of institutions of higher
An interesting web site that is an archive containing profiles of famous African
Americans who have made history in 15 categories. Very useful for identifying
examples you can use in lectures, handouts, and classroom discussions.
This is a web site for students, teachers, and others interested in the causes
and consequences of prejudice. There are more than 2,000 links to prejudice-related
resources, as well as searchable databases that include hundreds of prejudice
researchers and social justice organizations. This site also offers a series
of self-tests that give visitors the opportunity to explore their thinking,
knowledge, and/or attitudes toward diverse others. Each scored test takes
about 15-20 minutes. The results usually generate introspection and can lead
to insightful classroom discussion.
In part based on the work of Uri Treisman (see notation) AVID is an educational
enhancement program dedicated to accelerate under-achieving public school
students into more rigorous courses while at the same time providing the intensive
support students need to succeed. AVID specifically targets the learning and
social needs of these students using pedagogical approaches like the Socratic
Method and structured study groups. Teachers serve as advocates and guides
rather than lecturers and counselors as facilitators rather than gatekeepers.
AVID works to influence the belief system and culture of the entire school
by demonstrating that low-income and minority students can achieve at the
highest levels and attend colleges.
California Newsreel: Campus Diversity 2000 This web site lists a range of
campus diversity video resources that can be used in classrooms or as a forum
for diversity training among the faculty or across the campus community.
This page is part of the Intercultural Communication Institute website. Resources
include bibliographies, classroom simulations, intercultural links related
to September 11, links to additional websites, and publications and publishers.
[The page is in the construction process and will continue to have more resources
The Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution & Conflict Management (Columbus,
Ohio. In addition to providing a range of dispute resolution techniques and
training, the Ohio Commission provides training for teachers around the issues
of bias awareness and conflict resolution in the classroom.
Encouraging Students in Racially Diverse Classrooms. Among the questions
addressed on this website are “What can a teacher can do to insure that
the classroom itself is open to all students?” and “What are strategies
teachers can use to handle “hot” moments?”
Incivility in the College Classroom
Group Work and Cooperative Learning
Creating an Effective Learning Climate
Teaching for Inclusion is a comprehensive guide written and designed by the
staff of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina.
The first section of the document discusses the importance for instructors
to first examine their own awareness and potential bias toward diverse others.
The second section includes a series of chapters about students from specified
identity groups or issues at the University of North Carolina. Some of the
chapter topics include gender, African American students, Lesbian, Gay, and
Bi-Sexual students, Students with Diverse Religious and Political Beliefs,
Non-traditional students, Students with Physical and Learning Disabilities,
and International students.