Assignment Design for Social Justice Education

April 17, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Read a recap of this program.

Open to: All faculty, graduate students, and academic support staff

Description:

Interested in bringing social issues into your course(s) but not sure how or where to start? Already teaching about social justice but looking for ideas or support? Come hear Berkeley faculty from a variety of disciplines talk about instructional strategies and assignments they’ve developed to help students understand and confront contemporary concerns, and share their experiences tackling thorny topics.

Questions we will explore: What does social justice pedagogy mean? How does one design for social justice? What does this look like across different disciplines? 

Join in the discussion with your own challenges, successes, questions, insights, and helpful tips. Light refreshments will be provided. Note: Registration is not required, but it helps us know how many people  to expect.

Panelists:

  • Charlotte Smith, Public Health
  • Khalid Kadir, Engineering
  • Stephanie Jones-Rogers, History
  • Victoria Robinson, Ethnic Studies

Moderator: Ula Taylor, African American Studies

Registration

Registration is unavailable. Registration closed on April 17, 2017 - 12:00pm.

Host

American Cultures Center
Blum Center
Center for Teaching and Learning
Division of Equity and Inclusion

Series description

Audience shot at panel on toxic stress January 20, 2018

Co-hosted by the American Cultures Center, the Division for Equity & Inclusion, and the Academic Innovation Studio, these timely, interactive dialogues feature dynamic faculty panelists and engage the Berkeley community in exploring how equity and justice challenges – locally, regionally and nationally – are impacting our students, instructors, classrooms, and campus. All events feature plenty of time for open, facilitated discussion. 

Check out recaps and recordings of past programs under the Stories tab and our YouTube channel.

This Fall, join us for a "semester of learning," by exploring the topics in the series and helping us identify key take-aways, new scholarly questions, and practical strategies for the classroom.

Instructors and academic staff who participate in the full series are eligible for recognition by Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education Cathy Koshland and Vice Chancellor of Equity & Inclusion Oscar Dubon. More details will be shared at the kick-off event on September 5.