Information about the Inclusive Teaching Course for graduate students

We have added a small pilot cohort of the Inclusive Teaching Course only for graduate students who have begun to learn about topics that are essential to advancing equitable learning outcomes. If you are a graduate student and you’re interested in taking this course, please review the information specific to the graduate student cohort and consider applying for acceptance.

What to Know Now

Participants who successfully complete the Inclusive Teaching Course receive a Mizzou Micro-credential/Certificate in Inclusive Teaching.

Intended Course Learning Outcomes
  • Identify, discuss and select equity-focused strategies for your classes
  • Create or revise three course elements to advance equity
  • Implement one of the elements in a spring class
  • Reflect on your implementation, student perceptions of their experience with the new element, and identify a plan for moving forward with your implementation of equity-focused strategies
Course Time Commitment
  • Expect to spend an average of 2 – 3 hours per week from Feb. 1 – April 26, 2023
  • We will meet every other Wednesday from 9:45 – 11:00 am, in person only, in the Teaching for Learning Center, 25 Ellis Library
  • Meetings take place on the following dates:
    • February 1 & 15
    • March 1 & 15
    • individual consultations will take place between March 20 – April 7
    • April 12 & 26
  • Each week’s remaining time will consist of asynchronous readings and activities, personal reflection, and course-planning
Course Curriculum

Selected readings from the free eBook,  The Norton Guide to Equity-Minded Teaching (2022)

Choose from a range of recommended OneHE micro courses and resources

Supplemental and recommended readings and videos will be provided to further develop your sociohistorical knowledge of societal and systemic inequities we face in higher education

Criteria for Participation and Completion of the Inclusive Teaching Credential
  • Graduate Student instructor role
  • Active participation in person at all sessions (unavoidable absences may be made up through an individual meeting with Flower or other suitable arrangement)
  • Timely completion of readings, videos, and learning activities
  • Final reflection on your implementation of one equity-focused strategy
How To Apply for Acceptance to the Inclusive Teaching Course
  • Complete a short application (estimated time for completion 15 – 20 minutes)
  • Application due by January 8, 2023, 11:59pm
  • Priority consideration of applications begins on December 20th, 2022
  • Selected participants will be notified on a rolling basis from January 6th through the week of  January 20, 2023