Fall 2021 RISE/SABER Inclusive Teaching Seminar Series

Do you want to make your classroom more inclusive? Do you feel like you might need to learn more about what inequities might even exist […]

“Discussion Bored to Discussion More” Part 2: Level Up Immersive Conversation Using Slack

Everyone is on Slack right now. Including me, as I write this blog! Oh, you aren’t? I’ll do my best to help you make the […]

Decision, Decisions, Decisions… How Active Learning is Implemented Matters!

Active learning has been recommended as a more effective way to teach when compared to traditional lecturing, yet active learning can be implemented in many […]

How Christians May Feel Stigmatized in the Biology Community

Although Christians are overrepresented in American society, they are underrepresented in biology careers. What is the reason for this under-representation? Prior research has indicated that […]

Students’ Knowledge of Finding and Securing Research Positions: How Can We Make Undergraduate Research Experiences Accessible?

Many STEM students are seeking the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research at some point in their academic career due to its many benefits. However, finding […]

What Have We Learned From Student Perceptions of Voluntary Participation: Are We Being Equitable?

Imagine sitting in the audience at a large conference and you had a question. You think to yourself, “should I ask it?” but then overthinking, […]

Dialogues on Inclusion: Discussing and reflecting on the complex issue of inclusion

Higher education today is filled with information about inclusive practices for our classrooms and schools that need to be discussed from multiple perspectives, and do […]

i + 1, Meet BARNGA

Early in the fall of 1992, in my first grad school course at Oklahoma State University I first heard of Stephen Krashen. His famous Theory […]

Frameworks for Evaluating Inclusive Teaching

Inclusive Teaching. The literature is clear: creating classroom spaces, virtual or in-person, where students feel like they belong is an important step to ensuring students […]

Is an Online Biology Degree Program More Accessible and Inclusive?

The opportunity to attend a university online is an attractive option for many students because of the flexibility in scheduling, the lack of commuting, and […]

Developing an Anti-racist Biology Curriculum

The Black Lives Matter movement and protests in Summer 2020 after the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Tony McDade, have prompted […]

Religious Cultural Competence in Evolution Education Could Address the Underrepresentation of People of Color in Evolutionary Biology

People of color are underrepresented in many STEM fields, and this underrepresentation is especially prevalent for Black individuals in evolutionary biology. Although there are many […]

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