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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources

Resources about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed and within the classroom

Mega resources related to teaching and DEI


  • Inclusive teaching practices toolkit with short videos compiled by ACUE (Association of College and University Educators). 
  • This is a link to University of Michigan’s website on inclusive teaching with useful activities to help students, faculty and staff to think about identity formation and develop a sense of community in the classroom.
  • This is a link to the Inclusive Pedagogy page of Georgetown University.
  • This is a link to the Inclusive Pedagogy page of Emory University
  • Three mega resources for educators, also mentioned under the "Anti-racism resources category" one in this link created by the WABASH Center, the second one in this link compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein, and the third one compiled by Anna Ogunnaike found here.  

Universal Design for learning

  •  A link to a 4 minute video on the Universal Design for Learning 

Books related to DEI and teaching (more books will be added soon)

Freire, P. (1970/2000). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: e Continuum Publishing Corporation.

  • This book defines oppression in the educational environment and suggests methods for ending the educational oppression through dialogical action.

Hernandez, P. (2016). The Pedagogy of Real Talk: Engaging, Teaching, and Connecting With Students at

     Risk. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

  • This book discusses the importance of developing relationships with students inside and outside the classroom.

Hooks, bell. (2003). Teaching community:a pedagogy of hope. New York: Rutledge.

  • Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope offers practical wisdom about what we do and can continue to do to make the classroom a place where teacher and student can work together in partnership. 

Okun, Tema. (2010).  The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race And Racism To People Who Don't

Want To Know.  Charlotte: Information Age Publishing. 

Other books about pedagogy in general

Bain, K. (2004). What the best college teachers do.Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 

  • This book explores the fundamental question of “What makes a teacher great?” by demonstrating that students are more likely to remember teachers for the way they made them feel rather than what they taught.

Brookfield, S. (1996) Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher.San Francisco: Jossey Bass Inc. 

  • Brookfield provides examples of how to practice reflective learning and teaching in the classroom and helps guide teachers in this practice.

Palmer, P. J. (2011). The courage to teach: exploring the inner landscape of a teachers life. Sŏul-si:


  • Palmer believes that good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher.