Although the academy has come a long way in working towards equity and equality, multiple studies have revealed that an inherent gender bias still exists in the classroom. Whether intentional or not, this bias affects classroom interactions, student perceptions, and sometimes even course evaluations. In this session, we will explore various manifestations of this hidden bias and seek strategies to gently disrupt it—without creating student or colleague resistance—in order to create a safer and more positive learning environment for all.
Presenter(s): Sarah Flynn, Faculty Evaluation Coordinator; and Carolyn Ives, Curriculum Planning and Development Coordinator
January 25, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMMountain Time
Room 7-266A, MacEwan University10700 104 AveEdmonton, Alberta T5J 4S2Canada
Centre for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence - CAFÉ
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