Inclusive Teaching

Welcome to our inclusive teaching resource webpage! We are excited to provide resources designed to foster an inclusive learning environment with a wealth of information, strategies, and classroom tools. Inclusive teaching is a philosophy that values and respects the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of all learners. It aims to create an educational environment where everyone is empowered to succeed.

Stockton University is committed to promoting a community that values differences of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, ability, or disability. This webpage is dedicated to providing knowledge and resources for Stockton community members to effectively implement inclusive teaching practices in a variety of educational contexts. Whether you're taking your first steps toward inclusive teaching or looking to refine your existing practices, these resources are designed to support you on this transformative journey. We invite you to use these resources to empower you in becoming an exceptional inclusive educator.

What You'll Find on This Webpage:

STILT refers to the Stockton Toolkit for Inclusive Learning & Teaching created by faculty, staff, and students with the generous support of Stockton's Compass Fund in the 2022-2023 academic year. STILT provides a wide range of resources including ready-to-use worksheets that delve into the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and belonging.

The May 24, 2023 summer institute, Navigating Academic Freedom and Protecting Free Speech, featured speakers from PEN America who provided resources designed to address academic and free speech issues in the classroom and on campus.  Learn strategies for handling disruptions in class and address bias. Review these resources by clicking on the red resources button below.

Recognizing and addressing the impact of trauma is crucial for creating a supportive and effective learning environment. Trauma-informed practices in higher education go beyond academic instruction; these practices encompass a holistic approach that acknowledges the diverse experiences and challenges students may bring into the classroom.