Visit keepteaching.id.ucsb.edu for resources on remote teaching. It contains tutorials, workshop recordings, and contact information. The website is a collaboration between CITRAL, Instructional Development, and Collaborate, and all updated materials on remote teaching will be housed there. You can find student resources at keeplearning.id.ucsb.edu.
Decolonising Science Reading List - Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
“How to Talk About Race” for Educators - National Museum of African American History and Culture
Reimagining STEM Education - Mays Imad
“Who Gets to be Afraid in America” - Ibram X. Kendi
"A Talk to Teachers" - James Baldwin
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness(Chapter 5) - Michelle Alexander
“Tlilli, Tlapalli: The Path of the Red and Black Ink” - Gloria Anzaldua
Anti-Racist Resource Guide - Victoria Alexander
Currents publications by the National Center for Institutional Diversity
George Floyd Resource Compilation, compiled and maintained by @abjectcriticism
Understanding Systemic Anti-Black Racism in the United States: A Reference List, maintained by Adrien Weibge
"Poetry is Not a Luxury" - Audre Lorde
Toward a Decolonizing Pedagogy: Social Justice Reconsidered - Carlos Tejeda and Manuel Espinoza
From UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
GLCA/GLAA Resources for Anti-Racist Pedagogies - extensive collection with links
Data for Black Lives, founded by Yeshimabeit Milner and Lucas Mason-Brown
Toolkit for “Just” Science - Teaching Tolerance
Facilitating Difficult Race Discussions - Derald Wing Sue
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Using Social Psychological Interventions to Improve Learning of All Students, Chandralekha Singh
"Talk Matters: Investigating the Nature of Non-Content Classroom Language - Instructor Talk - That May Mediate Student Inclusion, Engagement, and Learning" and "Order Matters: Becoming Metacognitive About Teaching Choices and Aligning Teaching with how the Brain Learns", Kimberly Tanner and Mallory Rice
Additional Resources for "Talk Matters", Kimberly Tanner and Mallory Rice
Strategies for Managing Energy During Remote Teaching, Robby Nadler
How People Learn I and How People Learn II, National Research Council
A consensus report providing a concise but extensive overview of learning. Volume I covers cognitive development, transfer, and expertise among other topics, while Volume II focuses on how contexts and cultures relate to learning.
"How to Teach Critical Thinking," Daniel T. Willingham
A recent paper on research into critical thinking, highlighting the importance of both discipline-specific core skills and using specific content to practice the skills.
Teaching and Learning: Ways of Thinking and Practicing
A collection of resources for thinking about disciplinary practices from a CITRAL workshop.
Threshold Concepts: A Short Introduction and Bibliography, Mick Flanagan
An extensive website with bibliography, events calendar, and other resources on threshold concepts.
Decoding the Disciplines
A structured approach to identifying learning bottlenecks, modeling tasks, and helping students master challenging tasks.
Making the Classroom a Relationship-Rich Educational Environment, Peter Felten
Resources from a workshop on how to incorporate mentoring and inclusive teaching practices.
Mentoring Undergraduate Research: Inclusive Practices for All Disciplines and Students, Peter Felten
Resources from a workshop on inclusive practices to foster undergraduate research.
The Undergraduate Experience: What Matters Most for Student Success?, Peter Felten
Resources from a workshop on inclusive teaching practices.
Mentoring for Success: Nurturing Excellence and Diversity in STEM, Kievan Stassun
Resources for a workshop on inclusive mentoring in STEM disciplines.
Kimberly Tanner’s List of 21 Classroom Strategies to Promote Equity
This brief handout includes 21 clear and often easy to implement strategies to create a fairer classroom that invites everyone to contribute. A more detailed description is also available.
Inclusive Teaching, The American Society for Cell Biology
A collection of recommendations and readings on facilitating inclusive learning.
How People Learn II: Learners, Contexts, and Cultures, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
A consensus volume on research on and recommendations for teaching across contexts and difference.
Teaching International Students: Pedagogical Issues and Strategies, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan
A page with strategies to bridge differences in classroom practices, teach non-native speakers of English, and improve the classroom climate.
Supporting Effective Student Reading
A collection of resources from a CITRAL workshop.
Creating Effective Assignments and Commenting on Student Writing
A collection of resources from a CITRAL workshop.
Teaching Resources, Sweetland Center for Writing, University of Michigan
The Center’s resources cover everything from low-stakes Twitter assignments to encouraging metacognition. The guides offer both research overviews and examples for hands-on application.
"Critical Reading Assignments,” Shelley Reid
A list of activities to support students in their reading.
Engaged Assessment, CITRAL
CITRAL’s webpage on assessment.
CDC Approach to Evaluation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guidelines and recommendations for evaluations in public health.
Resources for those involved in the SEISMIC initiative.
Sample Language for Syllabus Policies
Co-created by multiple instructors, Instructional Development, and CITRAL, this document provides examples of policy language including participation, plagiarism, accommodations, and campus services.