In this volume, the authors focus on the importance of inclusiveteaching and the role faculty can play in helping students achieve,though not necessarily in the same way. To teach with a focus oninclusion means to believe that every person has the ability tolearn. It means that most individuals want to learn, to improvetheir ability to better understand the world in which they live,and to be able to navigate their pathways of life.
This volume includes the following topics:
* best practices for teaching students with social,economic, gender, or ethnic differences
* adjustments to the teaching and learning process tofocus on inclusion
* strategies for teaching that help learners connect whatthey know with the information presented
* environments that maximize learners' academic andsocial growth.
The premise of inclusive teaching works to demonstrate that allpeople can and do learn. Educators and administrators canincorporate the techniques of inclusive learning and help learnersretain more information.
This is the 140th volume of the quarterly Jossey-Bass highereducation series New Directions for Teaching and Learning. Itoffers a comprehensive range of ideas and techniques for improvingcollege teaching based on the experience of seasoned instructorsand the latest findings of educational and psychologicalresearchers.