This resource provides strategies for integrating current event topics into your course.
Resources: Inclusive teaching
This resource provides suggestions for effective communication with students to advance your teaching goals and to help maintain work-life balance and wellbeing for both instructors and students. It lists an array of options for communicating with students and identifies campus resources available to faculty when communications require intervention.
A brief introduction to mindfulness including examples of contemplative pedagogical practices that can be incorporated into courses to support student learning and wellbeing. Created in collaboration with Mindful USC.
A panel discussion on strategies to engage students with appropriate support services at USC. Hear from Patrick Prince, Associate Vice Provost for Threat Assessment and Management, Lynette Merriman, Associate Vice Provost for Campus Support and Intervention, and Naddia Palacios, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Student Equity and Inclusion, about how their resources and programs support USC faculty and students.
Kiran Dhillon, Annenberg School of Communication; Lori Mesrobian, Dornsife Latin American and Iberian Cultures; Kendra Walther, Viterbi Information Technology Program; and Mellissa Withers, KSOM Population and Public Health Sciences, participants in the 2022-2023 Faculty Learning Community on Alternative Assessments and Grading Practices, share their experiences with the implementation, lessons learned, challenges, and opportunities of ungrading and grading for equity.
Psychological safety is recognized as a foundational component to encourage student openness, creativity and risk-taking. In this video Ken Perlman, USC Marshall, leads a discussion on ways to create psychological safety and enable an inclusive learning environment.
A brief video that introduces faculty to some of the initial actions found within the LGBTQ+ Classroom Inclusivity Guidebook and how to orient their learning environments in ways that best support LGBTQ+ students. The video was created and narrated by Karrie Kingsley from the USC Office of Inclusion and Diversity.
A video workshop on considerations when teaching in a hyflex, or hybrid streaming, learning environment
A Guidebook prepared by the Campus Coordinated Response Team on Trauma-Informed, Culturally Sensitive and Inclusive Teaching for LGBTQ+ Students at USC.
An introduction to student engagement and the High Impact Practices (HIPs) that can be implemented in individual courses.