Culturally Responsive Teaching in STEM in HSIs
For STEM Faculty in HSIs and eHSIs (emerging HSIs)
Apply Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) to create more inclusive and engaging STEM learning spaces for Latinx students
two options to engage- LIVE ON ZOOM or at your own pace
Next offering: August 7-10, 2023
Morning option: 9-10:45 am, PST
Afternoon option: 12-1:45 pm, PST
Facilitated retreat: Four days of synchronous Zoom sessions. Participate in active discussions and submit 6 homework exercises.
Next offering: Oct 9- Nov 27, 2023
Self-Paced in Canvas LMS: Course is completely asynchronous and is completed on your own time. 6 modules with discussions and homework exercises.
The cultural differences that make a difference in teaching and learning, based on cognitive and anthropological research.
How your own cultural experiences have influenced how you set up your course and the ways you interpret student behaviors.
The peer-reviewed research evidence for CRT, and how implementing it more intentionally in STEM closes learning opportunity gaps for Latinx STEM students.
Practical examples of how to implement CRT strategies into your course learning spaces, assignments, laboratory exercises, and assessments.
How to analyze and improve your own course assignments, labs, and assessments to increase students' learning and more intentionally foster their STEM identities.
Session 1 | Joining the ESCALA STEM Mini Comunidad
Session 2 | Culture matters in STEM: Identify your teaching values and their origins
Session 3 | Validating language: How to apply mindset research to improve student resilience
Session 4 | Meaning and Utility Value: Increase Latinx and Hispanic student engagement in laboratory and research projects
Session 5 | Clarity and Deliberate Practice: Ensure your assessments measure mastery, not compliance
Session 6 | Continue Your Research: Use disaggregated data and routine feedback from students to continuously improve
Check out Lisa Petrov & Gina Garcia's mention of the ESCALA STEM Mini-Course!
Petrov, L. A., & Garcia, G. A. (2021). Becoming a racially just Hispanic-serving institution (HSI): Leveraging HSI grants for organizational identity change. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 14(4), 463–467. https://doi.org/10.1037/dhe0000356