Following feedback from ongoing classroom-based discussions on the issues of diversity and inclusion; national politics; economic and social privledge; race; and other topics, the CFE will enhance its long-term support for workshops on these topics - and more.
Full-time faculty who participate in these workshops, and other events on these topics, will be provided newly-instituted honoraria with $100 toward travel or professional development to be used at their discretion.
A full list of offerings can be found online, but include:
- Microaggressions Awareness Training: Learn about microaggressions and practice strategies to address them when they occur.
- Inclusive Pedagogy Series: Participate in this cumulative three-part series on the CAP (creative, academic, practical) model of assessment that fosters critical thinking and allows diverse learners to demonstrate understanding through creativity.
- Leading Difficult Dialogues Series: Participate in one, two or all three sessions on leading classroom discussions on difficult or “hot button” topics.
- Supporting First Generation College Students: Learn direct and indirect interventions to support first generation college students and promote student success.
- Search Advocate Training: Learn about best practices around recruiting and faculty searches and become a resource for your unit and the campus.
- Re-imagining U - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series: Participate in one or more of several workshops offered through Re-imagining U.
- Communities of Practice or Faculty Leadership Forums: Participate in a COP or FLF focused on topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Additionally, CFE will take proposals for new workshops, communities of practice, etc. developed by faculty and staff around the topics of microaggressions, implicit or unconscious bias, inclusive pedagogies, equity and inclusion, classroom discussions of politically sensitive topics, and more.
Submit ideas for 2020-21 here by April 1st. Professional development stipends will be offered to leaders of these efforts, with amounts varying based on the scope of work. Any questions can be directed to Candice Batton at 402.554.2263 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UNO family has emphasized time and time again, how much everyone here at UNO cherishes the people and the relationship that bind us.
With these opportunities, continue to explore ways in which we can all be good to each other.
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Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.