Learn strategies for fostering a culture of care within the classroom—and how this leads to improved student engagement and success.
February 24, 2023 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. PT
In this 90-minute workshop, we will explore strategies for fostering emotional safety and well-being, creating inclusive and equitable learning environments, and addressing the needs of marginalized students. We'll also discuss the importance of self-care for educators and the ways in which care and compassion can be integrated into curriculum and instruction.
Lainey Sevillano, PhD Assistant Professor Portland State University
Topics We’ll Explore
Implementing a pedagogy of care in the classroom
Managing classroom conflicts in a compassionate and understanding way
Fostering empathy and care among students so they support one another
What You’ll Receive
• Certificate of Attendance • Recording of the webinar • Ebook with strategies from the speaker
“The discussions were enlightening. They made me reevaluate my own approaches to teaching and assessment. I intend to adopt some of the techniques suggested."
Elizabeth Otieno (Former Event Attendee) Lecturer USIU-Africa
Meet the instructor.
Lainey Sevillano, PhD Assistant Professor Portland State University Dr. Lainey Sevillano (she/they/siya) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at Portland State University. Grounded in decoloniality, her research aims to disrupt psychosocial, health, and education disparities for minoritized youth, their families, and their communities. One of her goals as a scholar-educator-advocate, is to promote culturally-responsive pedagogy by encouraging educators to co-construct equitable learning communities.
Student guests will also share their perspectives.
Alexander Holt PhD Student, Dept. of Sociology University of Texas at Austin Alexander Holt is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. He works to develop interdisciplinary understandings of trauma, resistance, and Blackness by engaging with ideas and scholars at the theoretical and methodological intersection of Sociology, Black Studies, Women Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Psychology. Through collaborations both within and outside Academia he seeks to deconstruct carceral logics while fostering spaces for critical engagement between students, instructors, and local communities. Holt received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with minors in French and American Ethnic Studies from Wake Forest University in 2020.
Claire Harper Student, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow University of Texas at Austin Claire Harper is a fourth-year Sociology and Neuroscience double major and Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. They use mixed methods guided by intersectional, feminist frameworks and informed by critical race and minority stress theories to study health disparities in marginalized groups. After her undergraduate education, Claire intends to pursue a PhD program to continue exploring their research interest in intersectional gender and sexual minority health.
Course Hero envisions a world where every student graduates, confident and prepared. To this end, more than 100,000 higher ed faculty have joined the Course Hero community to share their resources, collaborate with other educators, and hone their teaching strategies. Learn more at coursehero.com/faculty-club
If you have any questions about the event, please contact email@example.com