Inclusive Pedagogy Seminars

"The seminar has been very affirming, and has enriched my understanding that inclusive pedagogy can be employed regardless of content area. I walk away with many new tools, and recommitted to transformative teaching.” -  participant.

Seminar Leader:   David Concepción, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Professor

Seminar Overview

The aim of the seminar is to assist teaching faculty in the creation of more inclusive and excellent pedagogy. The seminar is four two-hour meetings over eight days with “homework” between each meeting. Each participant produces a plan regarding an innovation s/he will implement during the subsequent academic year.

Session 1

Diversity Theory

  • Multiple intersecting cultural axes of privilege/Discontinuous unity of oppressions
  • EXERCISE: Diversity axes 
  • Diversity as bodies and stories

Session 2

Diversity in the Classroom

  • Imperviousness/vulnerability
  • Distribution of cognitive authority
  • Self-identification vs. Identification from others
  • Access/Universal design

Session 3

Learning Theory

  • Integrated course design, the role of learning objectives in pedagogical choice-making
  • Controlled failure
  • Formative feedback
  • Deliberative practice
  • Intrinsic rewards
  • EXERCISE: Gerunds

Session 4

  • Present initial idea to colleagues, give and receive feedback


Facilitator: David Concepción, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Professor and Chair

2017 Seminar Participants and Materials - details coming soon


Colleen Balukas, Asst. Prof. TT, Modern Languages and Classics,

Phil Boltz, Assoc. Dir. Program Development in IEI & Doc. Student in Ed. Studies,

Kathryn S. Gardiner, Contract, English,

Benjamin R. Gibbs, Asst. Prof. TT, Criminal Justice and Criminology,

Jennifer Grouling, Asst. Prof. TT, English,

Silas Hansen, Asst. Prof. TT, English

Matt Hotham, Asst. Prof. TT, Religious Studies,

Kimberly Lauffer, Asst. Prof. TT, Journalism,

Samantha Martin, Doc. Student, Educational Studies

Michael T. Ndemanu, Asst. Prof. TT, Educational Studies,

David J. Roof, Asst. Prof. TT, Educational Studies

Maria Williams-Hawkins, Assoc. Prof., Telecommunications

2016 Seminar Participants and Materials

Morgan April  Morgan Aprill, Intensive English Institute, Graduate Student - Materials

Kristin Cipollone Kristin Cipollone, Elementary Education, Assistant Professor - Materials

  Anjolii Diaz, Psychological Science,  Assistant Professor - Materials 

Kimberly Hennessee  Kimberly Hennessee, Department of Sociology, Instructor - Materials

Tayla Lee Tayla T. C. Lee, Psychological Science, Assistant Professor

Martin Smith-Rodden, Journalism, Assistant Professor - Materials

Jeff Swenson Jeff Swensson, Educational Leadership, Assistant Professor - Materials

Paige Waters Paige Waters Department of Telecommunications, Instructor - Materials

Christie Zimmerman  Christie Zimmerman, Theatre and Dance, Associate Professor -Materials

 Also Participating:
Jennifer Cullen, Special Education, Assistant Professor
Catherine Frazee, Mathematical Sciences, Instructor
Katherine Greene, English, Graduate Student - Materials
Emmanuel Otiam, Physiology & Health Science, Instructor - Materials
Andrea Wolfe, Department of English, Assistant Professor -Materials

2015 Seminar Participants and Materials

Robin Box, Family & Consumer Sciences, Assistant Professor - Materials
John Ashton, 





2014 Seminar Participants and Materials

Sunaina Asher, Intensive English Institute, Graduate Student
Daniel Cole, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Instructor - Materials
Jeff Frawley, English, Assistant Professor - Materials
Elmar Hashimo, English, Graduate Student - Materials
Jagdish Khubchandi, Physiology and Health Science, Assistant Professor - Materials
Amanda Latz, Educational Studies, Assistant Professor - Materials
Nicholas Lee, Counseling Psychology, Graduate Student - Materials
Kazumi Matsumoto, Modern Languages, Assistant Professor - Materials
Ivelise Mendez-Perez, Modern Languages, Instructor - Materials
Robin Phelps-Ward, Educational Studies, Graduate Student - Materials
Dorshele Stewart, History, Assistant Professor - Materials
Sheryl Swingley, Journalism, Instructor
Mary Lou Vercellotti, English, Assistant Professor
Eva Zygmunt, Elementary Education, Associate Professor - Materials


2013 Seminar Participants and Materials

Jessica Beck, Family & Consumer Sciences - Materials
Diane Brooks, Intensive English Institute - Materials
Jason Buie, Computer Science, Instructor - Materials
Ruby Cain, Adult & Community Education, Assistant Professor - Materials
Lee Florea, Geological Sciences, Assistant Professor - Materials
Caleb Green, Communication Studies, Instructor - Materials
Jacob Hibbard, Anthropology, Graduate Student - Materials
Jagdish Khubchandani Physiology & Health Science, Associate Professor - Materials
Dena Mullins, Physiology & Health Science, Instructor - Materials
Shashi Naidu, Intensive English Institute, Assistant Professor ESL - Materials
Corby Robinson, English Department, Instructor - Materials
Keri Rogers, Educational Studies - Materials
Kodee Walls, Counseling Psychology, Graduate Student - Magterials



2012 Seminar Participants and Materials

Participants listed soon...




2011 Seminar Participants and Materials

Daniel Dogbe,Department of Special Education, - Materials
Jennifer Erickson, Department of Anthropology - Materials     
Mai Kuha, Department of English, Assistant Professor - Materials  
Diane Brooks, Department of English, Graduate Student - Materials
Kimberly Brown, Department of Psychological Science, Instructor - Materials  
Nicole Cardassilaris, Department of Art History, Graduate Student - Materials  
Jennifer Christman, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology - Materials
David Largent, Department of Computer Science, Instructor -Materials

Conference Pres - Dr. Glowaki-Dudka & J. Murray



2010 Seminar Participants and Materials

Kimberly Hurley, School of Sport
Karen Keddy
Kellie Weiss
Carolyn Dowling
Andrew Crow
Linh Littleford
Aysegul Karaeminogullari