Authority, identity and unknowability in the classroom, as well as the intersections of feminist pedagogy and disability studies, and incorporating objects into teaching and learning with Krista Grensavitch. What does feminist pedagogy look like in the classroom? How do we make the material personal? How might we think about teaching in terms of creating learner communities? How might feminist pedagogy intersect with disability studies and making our classrooms accessible?
The importance of multimodality and making online classes accessible with Kristine Koyama. What were the challenges and accessibility issues you faced when moving classes online amidst the pandemic? How do we support students with different learning styles in an online format? What are some of the tenets of creating an accessible online classroom? How does multimodality fit with creating an online learning space? What resources are out there for instructors who want to create a labor-based or contract-based grading system? Do you have advice for instructors who aren’t familiar or comfortable with teaching online?
Self-accommodation, self-advocacy and building resilience with Jason Anderson. How do we make accommodations for ourselves, learn how to self-advocate, and figure out what we need so that we can get what we need to be successful? What does it mean to build resilience? What are some resources in the community to help students with disabilities?
Meredith Williams talks about public health, universal design for learning and the DREAM organization. What Is public health? What things do we need to think about when teaching students with disabilities? How might the way we think about teaching change? What does college look like for a student with disabilities and how might they receive accommodations and mentorship?
Creative writing, skateboarding and teaching amid the pandemic with John Thurgood. How are we stories within stories? What does it mean to explore a place through skateboarding and art? How do we connect course materials to students’ lived experiences?