Teaching and Justice

Teaching and Justice: Reflections from the U.S./Mexico Border

by Debie Lohe, Director, Reinert Center As we begin the new term, I have been thinking about the Reinert Center’s theme – teaching and justice – in light of new insights gleaned during a recent immersion trip to the U.S./Mexico border. The people I met, the stories I heard, have me thinking in new ways… Continue reading Teaching and Justice: Reflections from the U.S./Mexico Border

Teaching and Justice

Teaching While Female

by Kristin Broussard, Graduate Assistant, Reinert Center In keeping with the Reinert Center’s theme of “Teaching and Justice,” I think it is important to highlight some of the areas in higher education where justice is lacking – namely, the gender inequality experienced by women faculty. First, some background on gendered expectations, or expectations that differ… Continue reading Teaching While Female

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Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization

by Chris Grabau, Instructional Developer, Reinert Center As a part of our ongoing theme on Teaching and Justice, the Reinert Center hosted a book discussion based on Cia Verschelden’s 2017 book, Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization.  The book illustrates how persistent racism, bias, and socioeconomic barriers… Continue reading Bandwidth Recovery: Helping Students Reclaim Cognitive Resources Lost to Poverty, Racism, and Social Marginalization