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'Diversity in the Classroom' - Workshop Materials for Best Teaching Practices UIUC Department of Anthropology 2008-2010

In 2008, in the absence of resources on the UIUC campus for assisting instructors in developing best teaching practices for diverse classrooms, the Department of Anthropology carried out background ethnographic research among its students and faculty to provide resource materials for workshops on teaching in diverse classrooms. With the collaboration of Inner Voices Social Theater group, real events and incidents were converted into performable scripts and re-enacted, recorded, and compiled into videos suitable for such workshops. The videos below contain 8 vignettes, each one illustrative of problems that can arise in teaching environments enrolling students of diverse backgrounds and identities. A facilitator manual with a bibliography of supporting articles and websites accompanies the videos.

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