College hosts panel discussion about teaching culturally diverse students April 7

Apr 06, 2015

Nicole Rivera, North Central College visiting assistant professor of psychology, and Dorothy Pleas, director of Multicultural Affairs, will facilitate a panel discussion on April 7 of faculty, staff and students on teaching and working with culturally diverse students.

The free event, “Considering Inclusive Pedagogy,” takes place 12:10-1:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Oesterle Library, room 11, and is open to the campus community. Space is limited; register in advance at

The panel discussion will focus on inclusive pedagogy, also called culturally responsive teaching or teaching from a pluralistic perspective, giving attention to race, gender, class and multicultural orientations. There will be time for small group discussion and suggestions for examining classroom practices.

For more information contact Rivera at