This conference will explore various ways to enhance and transform teaching and learning through meaningful inclusion and diversity policies, programs, and activities. This conference will explore how higher education institutions can create inclusive and diverse cultures of teaching and learning. This conference will cover a wide range of research and perspectives on inclusive teaching practices, curricular activities, assessment methods and related areas.
The draft conference programme is now available for delegates to view and can be downloaded from the below link. Please note this programme may be subject to change. Delegates are advised to check back regularly for updates.
Possible topic areas under this track will include: inclusive service learning in local communities, inclusive research in human, social, economic, and environmental sustainability, democratic engagement for local and global citizenship, social action in inclusion, changing professional identities for faculty, student identity development for inclusive learning environments, cultivating student learning communities for inclusion and diversity, integrating inclusive activities into teaching practices as a pathway for meaningful and high impact learning, cultivating faculty learning communities for inclusion and diversity, and connecting coursework to inclusion and diversity.
Possible topic areas under this track will include: integrating inclusion and diversity into the institutional mission and vision, creating an institutional culture and infrastructure for inclusion and diversity, and developing institutional executives and administrators as inclusive leaders.
Possible topic areas under this track will include: inclusive strategic planning to bridge the divide between campus and community, using social media and technology as a tool for campus and community collaborations, forging strategic partnerships with industry, government, and NGOs for a more inclusive and diverse society.
Conference Session Types
This conference will have presentations in roundtable (panel) discussion format and interactive workshop format as well as a poster session.