Event Title

Instructor Unconditional Positive Regard as Inclusive Practice in a Pandemic World

Location

Virtual

Start Date

3-5-2021 1:00 PM

End Date

3-5-2021 2:00 PM

Description

The current generation of college students are experiencing the traumas of living in a global pandemic. Many are suffering from isolation and loneliness, crushed dreams about college, and a sense of being cheated. This workshop presents the concept of unconditional positive regard as a tool for inclusive practice in the college classroom.

Target Audience: Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors

Comments

Dr. Catherine Polydore is a full professor in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education and Assistant Dean of the Honors College. She received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas Tech University, and has taught at the k-12 level both here and abroad. Her research interests include effective teaching strategies, culturally responsive teaching, and education equity. Dr. Polydore enjoys contact with students and has been involved with JumpStart2Give, TRIO mentoring and the Faculty Fellows program. She is originally from the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica.

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Mar 5th, 1:00 PM Mar 5th, 2:00 PM

Instructor Unconditional Positive Regard as Inclusive Practice in a Pandemic World

Virtual

The current generation of college students are experiencing the traumas of living in a global pandemic. Many are suffering from isolation and loneliness, crushed dreams about college, and a sense of being cheated. This workshop presents the concept of unconditional positive regard as a tool for inclusive practice in the college classroom.

Target Audience: Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors