First Five Weeks - Week 3: Using Inclusive Communication Practices to Support Student Success

Inclusive communication recognizes that people communicate differently. Inclusive communication practices, such as the use of plain language and communicating concrete rules of engagement, encourages participation and supports diverse perspectives that contribute to the learning environment. The use of inclusive communication as a classroom management tool can help address unexpected student reactions that disrupt the learning environment.

Presenter: Dr. Laurie Ackles, Director, Spectrum Support Program

About the "First Five Weeks" Series
The challenges and stressors that impact faculty throughout a term are most often rooted in the First Five Weeks of a course. In this new series sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning, we will investigate some of the most common issues in our classrooms today. The series will be delivered in a unique format: 15 minute presentations followed by 30 minutes of discussion and questions. If you only attend the first 15 minutes, you will still walk away with immediately implementable strategies!

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When and Where
February 01, 2023
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Room/Location: Room 1160

This is an RIT Only Event

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