The Diversity and Inclusive Teaching seminar is a highly interactive program for graduate students and other instructors with classroom teaching experience. In this five-week (two-hour via Zoom) seminar, participants from a wide range of disciplines will have the opportunity to learn about and practice a variety of inclusive and equity-focused instructional strategies for use in U-M's classrooms.
DIT is co-developed by the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT) and The Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR), with support from Rackham Graduate School.
Join for fall 2023
The Diversity and Inclusive Teaching (DIT) Seminar is currently accepting applications for its fall 2023 offering. Apply by September 29, 2023 for full consideration.
- Centering instructor and student identity
- Building trust and community with and among learners
- Facilitating dialogues and managing conflict in the classroom
- Exploring opportunities to advance DEI beyond the classroom
Seminars will be held October 24, October 31, November 7, November 14, and November 21 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET.
Eligibility and selection criteria
Preference is given to applicants who:
- are graduate students (postdocs are welcome to apply)
- will be graduating within the following calendar year
- have previous teaching experience
- have some foundational knowledge related to social identities, diversity, and inclusive teaching (e.g., attended previous workshops on inclusive teaching), and
- are available and committed to attending all 5 sessions
Have any questions?
If you have any questions about the seminar or application process, please contact the program directors, Dr. Tazin Daniels and Shana Schoem by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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