Teaching about Race and Racism in the College Classroom: Notes from a White Professor 194919924X, 9781949199246

Teaching about race and racism can be a difficult business. Students and instructors alike often struggle with strong em

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Teaching about Race and Racism in the College Classroom: Notes from a White Professor
 194919924X, 9781949199246

Table of contents :
Contennts
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Why Is It So Hard?
1. Naïve Understandings: How We Differ from Our Students
2. Struggling Students: How and Why Resistance Happens
3. Getting Yourself Together: Developing a Secure Teacher Identity
4. Belonging in the Classroom: Creating Moments of Positivity and Connection
5. Expectations: From Ground Rules to Growth Mindsets
6. Course Content: Problems and Solutions
Conclusion and Summary of Ideas
Appendix: Suggested Reading for Historical Understanding
References
Index

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