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Teaching Diverse Students

Instructors today encounter a diverse population in their courses.  The sites below can help instructors take proactive measures to communicate to students that they are welcome in the course and seen as capable, potentially successful learners.

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Principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching

The Education Alliance, Brown University

This site identifies and explains some of the characteristics of culturally responsive teaching.

Multicultural Classroom Resource Guide

Center for Teaching and Learning, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

This is a great guide with a lot of resources for finding out about teaching multicultural issues.

Teaching A Diverse Student Body

Teaching Resource Center,
University of Virginia

This is a good summary of different criteria for diversity and offers advice for dealing with these populations.

Strategies for Inclusive Teaching

Center for Instructional Development and Research, University of Washington

This site provides guidelines for instructors to take proactive steps to be more inclusive in the classroom.

Helping Faculty Teach Diverse Students and Diverse Topics Effectively - Principles and Guidelines

University Committee on Diversity, Equity and Outreach, San Diego State University

This document provides suggests to faculty on how to teach a diverse student body.