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Inclusive Teaching Workshop with Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Friday, September 22, 2023 for for an Inclusive Teaching Workshop with Drs. Kelly Hogan and Dr. Viji Sathy. The session will offer remote options that highlight the need for high course structure and model techniques designed to elicit equity in the classroom. This event is open to University of Vermont faculty, teaching staff, predoctoral students and postdocs.


This session will cover Teaching strategies that emphasize structured active learning can create more equitable classrooms and improve learning for all students. As an introduction to inclusive teaching techniques, Professors Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy of the University of North Carolina will ask participants to reflect on inequities and diversity in their classrooms through interactive, hands-on activities. After providing a framework for inclusive design and their own research results, Hogan and Sathy will lead participants through active learning exercises and case studies that explore inclusive techniques. Drawing upon their own teaching experiences and educational research, they will model approaches that can be readily implemented with any discipline or class size to help all students achieve to their potentials.


The session aims to

•Explain the inequities that arise in an unstructured learning environment.

•Describe techniques that add structure and equity to a classroom.

•Brainstorm ways to reduce the inequities in your own courses.


The first 90 registrants will receive a copy of Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom (Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) by

Kelly A. Hogan and Viji Sathy.


Dr. Kelly Hogan at Duke University and Dr. Viji Sathy at the University of North Carolina are both award winning instructors with a combined 30+ years in the classroom. They are passionate about student success, equity, and inclusion in the classroom. They have expertise on inclusive techniques and active learning in any size crowd, because both have taught courses routinely with hundreds of students. At the University of North Carolina, they worked together on innovative classroom and diversity administrative initiatives such as curriculum reforms, data analytics dashboards, and efforts to improve the evaluation of teaching. Kelly and Viji have shared their work with faculty through hands-on workshops at numerous types of institutions. Both are featured experts in ACUE’s Course on Teaching Effectiveness, have been active in the scholarship of teaching and learning in their respective disciplines of biology and statistics, and their work has been featured in a number of national publications such as The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times. They recently published a book titled: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom.


Date – Friday, September 22, 2023

Times – Either 10:30am – 12:30pm (Hybrid Options Available) or 2:00-4:00pm (In-Person Only)

Location – University of Vermont Silver Pavilion at the Alumni House

Register at go.uvm.edu/inclusiveteaching


Sponsors of this event are the University of Vermont’s Office of the Provost; Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.


September 22
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Silver Pavilion, Alumni House
61 Summit St
Burlington, 05401


Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Center for Teaching & Learning