Table of contents for 147 practical tips for teaching diversity / by William Timpson ... [et al.].

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EMBRACE A PEDAGOGY OF HUMAN DIVERSITY
1. See differences as constructed and real
2. Honor expertise on diversity
3. Be inclusive and note intersections
4. Study diversity 
5. Examine policies and court decisions
6. Understand similarities
 EXPAND AND DEEPEN STUDENT THINKING
7. Welcome contradictions and get students to think on the edge of their comfort zones
8. Connect thinking and personal experience to research
9. Analyze terms, concepts and the deeper meaning of language
10. Introduce new ways of thinking
11. Pause for reflection
12. Celebrate initiative
13. Emphasize critical thinking
14. Make use of different student perspectives
15. Seek closure
16. Invite new thinking 
17. Help students stretch
18. Require deeper analysis of experiences 
19. Avoid easy answers and embrace complexity
 SUPPORT STUDENT-CENTERED LEARNING
20. Understand student development
21. Challenge assumptions
22. Encourage self-examination
23. Use off-campus opportunities
24. Use student response sheets
25. Develop and use empathy
26. Build supportive classroom communities
27. Connect to the personal
28. Have students write a cultural autobiography
29. Encourage participation and stir the soul 
30. Recognize the mix of the theoretical and the personal
31. Allow time
32. Emphasize constructivist learning
33. De-center authority maybe
 DEVELOP RAPPORT, COMMUNITY, AND EMOTIONAL MATURITY
34. Find the positive in student responses
35. Get to know your students and make connections
36. Make connections to student lives
37. Support cooperation
38. Teach students about emotional intelligence
39. Rearrange seating to facilitate interactions
40. Address guilt
41. Share your own struggles
42. Help students understand systems
43. De-emphasize evaluation during practice
 FACE CONFLICTS WITH INTELLIGENCE, SENSITIVITY, AND CREATIVITY
44. Discuss possible tensions
45. Know that there's a time to be objective and detached
46. Counter polarization
47. Prepare for sensitive topics
48. Remember that emotions can be constructive
49. Explore possibilities with the performing arts
 UNLEARN STEREOTYPING AND PREJUDICE
50. Discuss stereotypes
51. Recognize that there is no spokesperson for an entire population in your class
52. Admit to your biases
53. Expose contradictions
54. Understand privilege 
55. Critically examine the standard or ideal
56. Speak the truth and name the oppression
57. Have courage
 CREATE SAFE, OPEN, INCLUSIVE, AND SUPPORTIVE CLASSROOMS
58. Balance openness and safety
59. Encourage participation
60. Ensure care when speaking
61. Use student dyads
62. Practice generosity
63. Create alliances and contracts with students
64. Practice democracy and promote citizenship
65. Be humble
66. Develop student leadership skills 
67. Honor choices
68. Insist on responsible language
69. Ensure safety for instructors
70. Reduce perceived threat
71. Create supportive policies and practices
 DEVELOP YOUR INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS
72. Manage multiple roles and use varied approaches
73. Use simulations
74. Model what you expect
75. Understand and use your own reactions
76. Connect teaching and learning
77. Be enthusiastic about teaching
78. Use course web sites
79. Solicit feedback from students and evaluate
80. Teach from the heart
81. Invite diverse guests
82. Assign journals
83. Make teaching transparent
84. Solicit feedback from students
 COMMUNICATE AND COLLABORATE
85. Emphasize collaboration and prosocial skills
86. Practice professionalism
87. Prize relationships
88. Balance participation.
89. Acknowledge group support and build teamwork
90. Be credible
91. Use student legacies
92. Make use of classroom diversity
93. Teach and practice I-messages
 CHALLENGE IDEAS, ATTITUDES, AND BELIEFS
94. Challenge traditions and question basic concepts
95. Value diverse perspectives
96. Address taboo subjects
97. Challenge naiveté
98. Reduce academic distance
99. Teach resistance
 SUPPORT POSITIVE CHANGE
100. Think of transformation
101. Teach activism
102. Assign change projects
103. Emphasize awareness and involvement
104. Choose a healthy perspective and build on hope
 RETHINK CURRICULUM AND EXPECTATIONS
105. Broaden the range of variation under study
106. Address current diversity issues
107. Teach against the grain
108. Search for new material
109. Supplement class readings
110. Use film clips for shared experiences
111. Use case studies
112. Teach about rights
113. Be alert to challenges and opportunities on gender issues
114. Focus on first-year seminars and orientation programs
115. Identify underlying issues 
116. Maintain high expectations of your students
 SUPPORT PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
117. Challenge yourself
118. Commit to personal growth
119. Find time to read
120. Share strategies with colleagues
121. Understand the dynamics of peer support
122. Make use of professional growth opportunities
123. Emphasize honest self-reflection
124. Overcome silence
125. Develop your own communication skills
126. Question your own status
127. Walk your talk
128. Support campus-wide professional development
129. Lobby for new funds for teaching diversity efforts
 DEEPEN YOUR INSTITUTION'S COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
130. Recruit supportive leaders
131. Use strategic planning
132. Create action plans
133. Hire and retain diverse personnel
134. Pay attention to campus artifacts as signifiers
135. Advocate for "zero tolerance" policies
136. Seek support from administrators and other allies
 CONTRIBUTE TO THE SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING DIVERSITY
137. Conduct research on diversity
138. Write about your teaching
139. Lobby for institutional support for research
 SUPPORT DIVERSITY BY GLOBALIZING THE CURRICULUM
140. Connect to the world on campus
141. Help students see their world through other lenses
142. Expand student worldviews
143. Put students onto a social map
144. Recognize the validity of other worldviews
145. Understand the world with story and metaphor
146. Meet the world through music
147. Approach the world with empathy
 
EPILOGUE: LESSONS LEARNED William Timpson, Terry Deniston, and Jim Banning 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Multicultural education -- United States.
College teaching -- United States.