An Instructor’s Guide to Understanding Privilege – Inclusive Teaching

An Instructor’s Guide to Understanding Privilege

An Instructor’s Guide to Understanding Privilege

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Overview

The resource guide on this page can be used as a primer for instructors to better understand and attend to the ways privilege operates in the classroom. This downloadable resource guide is broken up into four sections:

1) Introduction to Privilege
2) Why Talking About and Acknowledging Privilege is Difficult
3) Privilege in the Classroom
4) Further Reading on Specific Kinds of Privilege

Be sure to check out our other resource guides and activity guides to further your knowledge and practice on inclusive teaching!

Resource Goals:

  • To explain what privilege is and is not and why it matters.

  • To familiarize instructors with why privilege is challenging to engage with and to help them work through those challenges both personally and with their students.

  • To assist instructors in recognizing and addressing the way privilege impacts their classroom.

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