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Monday Morning Mentor: How Can I Build an Antiracist Syllabus?

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Available January 17 – January 22, 2022

Password: syllabus72

Link to presentation: https://mondaymorningmentors.com

Becoming an antiracist educator requires using a suite of interventions that provide an ongoing counternarrative to the minoritizing structures in higher education. For most persons, this is an on-going learning process that brings joy and satisfaction.

Antiracist syllabi embed evidence-based practices to provide an on-going daily counternarrative to the barriers to the success of minoritized students.

Learning Goals

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify six features of a syllabus that communicate an antiracist approach to teaching and learning
  • Adapt examples provided to their own specific contexts
  • Implement ways they can expand their own antiracist practices

Topics Covered

  • How to communicate to minoritized students that your course content and structure are equity-minded and justice focused
  • How to create senses of belonging and partnership with your students
  • How to promote transparency and a growth-mindset to improve the success of all students