Book Bytes Vlog - Episode 06
What is the topic?
Equity in online course design and planning
Why the topic is important?
Cultural diversity in the classroom is more than just celebrating different races and ethnicities. It also involves recognizing how they, along with gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, and socio-economic status, affect individuals and influence how they learn and see the world. Promoting cultural diversity offers valuable benefits to all students.
Who can use this information?
- Online instructors/faculty
- Instructional Designers
Top 3 takeaways
- Students’ home and living struggles are learning struggles. Design flexible and inclusive online courses.
- “Just in time” includes everything from content delivery to directions and resources.
- Recognize your “expert blind spot” and cultural capital by defining terminology and explicitly explaining learner outcomes.
Faculty can read the entire eBook through the FGCU library.