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Decolonizing your Curriculum I: Overview of Practice


In recent years, there have been many calls to “decolonize your curriculum” or to “decenter your syllabus,” but what does this work actually entail? In this workshop, participants will explore ways to diversify course materials and content, teach to a range of student identities, and create inclusive course policies and syllabi. We will also discuss the pitfalls of using decolonization as a metaphor for teaching and learning (Tuck & Yang 2012).

Learning Goals:

After successfully completing this workshop you will be able to:

  • Define a “decolonized” pedagogy and interrogate this term in relation to white privilege
  • Evaluate examples of “decolonizing the curriculum”
    • Assessment
    • Discussion
    • Text selection/course content

  • Practice decolonizing your own curriculum

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