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29 Apr
Transgender Inclusion in the College Classroom
Event Type

Trainings & Workshops

Topic

Diversity

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Tags

Teaching Center Diversity, Teaching Center Teaching Support

University Unit
University Center for Teaching and Learning
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Transgender Inclusion in the College Classroom

This workshop introduces participants to strategies for cultivating a classroom inclusive of trans and gender nonconforming students. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn language and terminology along with information about the experiences of this diverse demographic in higher education. Facilitators will guide participants through revisions of their course syllabi with the goal of integrating a dynamic understanding of gender into their course. Please bring a syllabus with you for the workshop.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify resources for learning about trans students' strengths and challenges.
  • Discuss strategies for mitigating challenges faced by trans students.
  • Discuss concrete classroom practices for cultivating a safe and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Revise syllabus to reflect a dynamic understanding of gender in your course.

Dial-In Information

SEATING IS LIMITED. Please register to attend. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link.

Please contact workshops@teaching.pitt.edu for any questions.

Thursday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Transgender Inclusion in the College Classroom

This workshop introduces participants to strategies for cultivating a classroom inclusive of trans and gender nonconforming students. In this interactive workshop, participants will learn language and terminology along with information about the experiences of this diverse demographic in higher education. Facilitators will guide participants through revisions of their course syllabi with the goal of integrating a dynamic understanding of gender into their course. Please bring a syllabus with you for the workshop.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify resources for learning about trans students' strengths and challenges.
  • Discuss strategies for mitigating challenges faced by trans students.
  • Discuss concrete classroom practices for cultivating a safe and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Revise syllabus to reflect a dynamic understanding of gender in your course.

Dial-In Information

SEATING IS LIMITED. Please register to attend. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link.

Please contact workshops@teaching.pitt.edu for any questions.

Thursday, April 29 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Topic

Diversity

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs

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