University of Vermont

Center for Cultural Pluralism
Visiting Scholars for Culture & Social Justice

Visiting Scholars for Culture & Social Justice

We are pleased to invite a variety of visiting scholars to the University of Vermont to speak on topics of diversity, culture and social justice.


Fall 2016

The Intercultural Classroom

Designed specifically for faculty/GTAs, this workshop focuses on enhancing cross-cultural and multicultural competencies so that teaching in an increasingly diverse classroom is more effective.

Monday, October 17, 2016
Waterman 427A
10:00am - 2:00pm
*Lunch provided*

GOAL
To support faculty in creating and facilitating learning process in an inclusive classroom by providing innovative pedagogical approaches for responding to students on both individual and cultural level to maximize faculty’s success in content delivery.

OUTCOMES

  • Gain an understanding of potential cross cultural issues in classroom settings;
  • Improve planning of class sessions, including the ways students are grouped for learning;
  • Increase knowledge about the diverse backgrounds of your students;
  • Explore innovative teaching techniques to respond more effectively to multiple cross-cultural challenges.
  • Free for UVM faculty and graduate teaching assistants but registration is required.

    Register via PeopleSoft Human Resources

    Go to Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment > Search Course Code CCP006

Spring 2017

The Intercultural Classroom

Designed specifically for faculty/GTAs, this workshop focuses on enhancing cross-cultural and multicultural competencies so that teaching in an increasingly diverse classroom is more effective.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Waterman 427A
10:00am - 2:00pm
*Lunch provided*

GOAL
To support faculty in creating and facilitating learning process in an inclusive classroom by providing innovative pedagogical approaches for responding to students on both individual and cultural level to maximize faculty’s success in content delivery.

OUTCOMES

  • Gain an understanding of potential cross cultural issues in classroom settings;
  • Improve planning of class sessions, including the ways students are grouped for learning;
  • Increase knowledge about the diverse backgrounds of your students;
  • Explore innovative teaching techniques to respond more effectively to multiple cross-cultural challenges.
  • Free for UVM faculty and graduate teaching assistants but registration is required.

    Register via PeopleSoft Human Resources

    Go to Main Menu > Self Service > Learning and Development > Request Training Enrollment > Search Course Code CCP006

 


The Spring 2016 Speakers were:

Microaggressions: Strategies To Improve Your Campus Climate and Community w/ Kathy Obear & Naomi Sigg

Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Pluralism and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

The Culturally Responsive Classrooms: Maximizing UVM's Intercultural Opportunities w/ Dr. Marie-Térèse Claes (April 2016)

Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Pluralism in collaboration with the Global Gateways Program and College of Engineering & Mathematical Science

Understanding Interfaith and Spiritual and Religious Identities in Higher Education w/ Kenneth I. Clark (April 2016)

Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Pluralism in collaboration with the Global Gateways Program and Office of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

The Intercultural Classroom: Issues, Perspectives, Teaching Effectiveness w/ Dr. Sherwood Smith and Oleh Kaarmik (March 2016)

Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Pluralism and Division of Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Make Assessment & Evaluation work for Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence w/ Dr. Hazel Symonette (February 2016)

Hosted by the Center for Cultural Pluralism

The Fall 2015 Speakers were:

The Intercultural Classroom: Issues, Perceptions, Teaching Effectiveness w/ Dr. Sherwood Smith and Oleh Kaarmik (November 2016)

Hosted by the Center for Cultural Pluralism

The Spring 2015 Speakers were:

The Importance of Intercultural Communication w/ Dr. Leeva Chung (March 2015)

A collaboration between the Center for Cultural Pluralism and the Global Gateway Program


Practical Tools for Cultural Agility w/ Tatyana Fertelmeyster (April 2015)

A collaboration between the Center for Cultural Pluralism and the Global Gateway Program

 

Engaging with Conflict w/ Dr. Michelle LeBaron (May 2015)

A collaboration between the Center for Cultural Pluralism and the Global Gateway Program

 

Pedagogical & Curricular Issues of Diversity (D1) Courses w/ Dr. Bill Howe (June 2015)

Hosted by the Center for Cultural Pluralism

 

Emotional Intelligence & Diversity: Skills for Effectiveness Drs. Lee Gardenswartz & Anita Rowe (June 2015)

A collaboration between the Center for Cultural Pluralism, the Global Gateway Program and the Center for Health & Wellbeing

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