Annual Irwin L. Slesnick Virtual Symposium

Irwin L. Slesnick Symposium

Thursday, May 6, 2021
"The anatomy of the inclusive STEM classroom"
4:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)

Friday, May 7, 2021
"Using student voice to inform the inclusive curriculum"
12:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time)




Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Bryan Dewsbury

Brought to you by the Irwin L. Slesnick Symposium and Science Math and Technology Education in partnership with the WWU Alumni Association

In this talk we will examine the role of the instructor from personal social positioning with pedagogy that requires engaging with and opposing oppressive forces. We will also closely examine the social context of today's higher education students, both before and during college in order to better position ourselves to design educational experiences for equity.

May 6th at 4:00 p.m.
"The anatomy of the inclusive STEM classroom"

May 7th 12-2:00 p.m.
"Using student voice to inform the inclusive curriculum”

Bryan Dewsbury

Dr. Bryan Dewsbury

Keynote Speaker

Bryan Dewsbury is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Principal Investigator of the Science Education And Society (SEAS) research program. He is also co-Principal Investigator of the University of Rhode Island MARC program. His research program studies the social context of learning in formal and informal education settings. He conducts faculty development across North America helping institutions reformat their practices toward greater inclusion and equity. He is also a fellow of the John N. Gardner Institute where he assists member institutions on the adoption of inclusive practices.

Questions and Accommodations

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There will be auto-captions available for this event. To request closed captions, please mark the request on the registration form. Advance notice of three days to one week is appreciated.