Diversity statements have become prerequisites for many positions on the academic job market. These statements demonstrate an individual’s commitment to supporting and prioritizing diversity through their teaching and scholarship.
Creating opportunities for students to collaborate on assignments or projects is considered a high-impact practice in higher education (AAC&U, 2008). These collaborative practices can take a number of forms: problem-solving groups, study groups, ongoing group projects, and more.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for designing inclusive learning environments. The framework helps instructors remove barriers to learning by promoting flexibility in course content delivery and assessment.