RISE event — Student discussion: Request for student voices re-visited — What have been challenges for students of color over the past 6 months?

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RISE logoStudent discussion: Request for student voices re-visited — What have been challenges for students of color over the past 6 months?
Monday, November 23, 2020
6–7 p.m.
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In this open student discussion, undergraduate and graduate students of color will have a chance to talk about what have been the challenges and hardships in the last several months. This will be a safe space for students to share their thoughts and experiences with others. We ask that only students of color attend this session. SoLS directors and members of the SoLS advisory committee for diversity and inclusion will be present at this event to listen to student concerns and demands.

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Civic Learning for a Diverse Democracy: Centering the Graduate Student Role

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Is the role of higher education to reflect society or to reflect the society we aspire to become? For Dr. Sylvia Hurtado, this year’s featured speaker for the Graduate College Distinguished Lecture, it’s the latter. Higher education should play a role in creating greater equity and a more diverse democracy and graduate students can play a critical role as they teach and mentor undergraduates.

Civic Learning for a Diverse Democracy: Centering the Graduate Student Role
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Noon–1 p.m. (lecture and Q&A)
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About the speaker
Sylvia Hurtado is Professor, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, in the Division of Higher Education and Organizational Change. Her numerous publications focus on undergraduate education, student development in college and diversity in higher education.

About the lecture series
Each year, the Graduate College Distinguished Lecture series brings a leading scholar to engage the ASU community in a discussion of the advancement of graduate education as a public good and how to attract, nurture, and inspire future generations of advanced learners, who will foster opportunity and well-being in their communities.

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RISE Workshop — Past, present and imagining the future: (Re)purposing STEM research, curriculum, pedagogy

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RISE logoWorkshop: Past, present and imagining the future — (Re)purposing STEM research, curriculum, pedagogy
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
2–3:30 p.m.
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In this workshop for students and instructors, participants will critically assess STEM research practices, curriculum, and pedagogy and think about how these are intertwined with the society we live in and therefore shaped by the legacies of colonialism, imperialism, and racism. We will focus on critical media literacy as a tool to (re)purposing our research, curriculum, and pedagogical practices. Through our discussions, we will develop ways in which we can all make progress towards social justice in our research labs and classrooms.

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RISE event — Seminar: Cultural lens approach to online teaching and learning — small manageable strategies and big returns

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RISE logoSeminar: Cultural lens approach to online teaching and learning — small manageable strategies and big returns
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Noon–1 p.m.
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In this event targeted toward students and instructors, Courtney Plotts presents on small changes to your online course that can make a big difference for you and your students. In this interactive session, participants will partner with peers to learn about small changes within a cultural lens that make big differences in your online classroom. Questions like “Do you feel disconnected in online spaces?” “Do you feel like it is difficult to connect with your students in online spaces and create community?” will be addressed.

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