Teaching for justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion extends to the syllabus shared with students.
Explore & Consider
Explore the following selection of short articles and videos that reflect on or summarize current thinking, research, or experiences related to the topic.
A group of faculty at Tulane put together this comprehensive guide to: build a syllabus that plans for diverse student abilities and promotes an atmosphere in which students feel comfortable discussing their unique abilities.
Creating an Inclusive Syllabus
The University of Kansas's Center for Teaching Excellence developed an in depth resource for thinking through various aspects of a syllabus for inclusion.
Developing a Diversity and Inclusion Syllabus Statement
Read about rationales for this practice and explore some sample statements: Brown’s Sheridan Center Yale’s CTL Carnegie Mellon’s Eberly Center
Online Syllabi Review Guide
USC Rossier Center for Urban Education created the Online Syllabi Review Guide: to help instructors review often taken-for-granted syllabi content through a race-conscious lens and identify areas that can be leveraged to better support students from minoritized racial/ethnic groups.
Examples, Samples, and Templates
Below are samples of this practice from faculty generous enough to share with our community. If you would like to share yours, email email@example.com.