During this interactive session we will consider participants’ teaching and learning experiences during the past academic year and their future steps towards inclusive instruction. We will discuss:
- Who are the learners at the University of Maine?
- Which instructional mindsets can help foster more equitable and welcoming classrooms?
- Which teaching practices can have a positive impact in transforming learning environments at the university?
- What can change look like at the department level?
- What commitments can be made to advance inclusivity goals in the coming year?
Following this 60 minute session there will be a 30-minute Q&A to provide an opportunity for informal conversations to occur with the speaker.
This virtual presentation is open to any interested members of the University of Maine System.
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Dr. Addy is the Associate Dean of Teaching & Learning at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania where she is responsible for working with instructors across all divisions and ranks to develop and administer programming related to the teacher-scholar model from classroom teaching to the scholarship of teaching. As the Director of the Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship, she develops and delivers programming on teaching and serves ex officio on the Teaching & Learning Committee. In addition to these roles, she performs scholarship on teaching and learning and educational development, primarily focusing on learner-centered practices including active learning and inclusive teaching. She is co-author of the book What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching and a highly sought keynote speaker and workshop facilitator.
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