Inclusive Teaching Topics: Class Climate

Thursday, September 2, 2021 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Description: Class climate is the way it feels for students to be in a class, in-person or online. The emotional and social tone of a class affects learning. This webinar introduces a framework for inclusive teaching that promotes learning for all students while recognizing students’ differential experiences of the University. Participants will learn strategies for promoting a healthy class climate; methods of getting feedback on class climate; and discuss responding to unhealthy class climate dynamics.

Facilitators: Anita Gonzalez and Clare Forstie from the Center for Educational Innovation

Post-session Resources: This session will not be recorded. Slides and resources will be sent to all registrants within two business days following the session.

Accessibility & Accommodation Requests: We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. Please contact the Center for Educational Innovation ( to request accommodations or discuss access needs (e.g. interpreting, captioning, large print, image descriptions, material format, etc.) Whenever possible, please submit requests for real-time captioning, interpreting, and material formatting at least two weeks in advance. Requests made after that point cannot be guaranteed.


Event Location

Event Type
Teaching Enrichment Series
Learning and Learners
Qualifies for TA Professional Development Program