This workshop will introduce strategies for fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom. It will be an interactive workshop where participants will engage in brainstorming and discussions to make learning accessible and equitable to students of various backgrounds. Discussion topics will include in-person vs. virtual delivery, lecture materials, assessments, and Gen Z learners.
Dr. Mayu Nishimura is a teaching-stream assistant professor (CLA) in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University. She is also currently the co-chair of the PNB Departmental EDI Committee, where she is actively involved in engaging members of the department in discussions of EDI issues. Dr. Nishimura’s research interests are in visual development and applied health. She has been teaching psychology courses for 15 years, and more recently has become interested in pedagogical research and the use of evidence-based approaches to teaching.