Beyond Content: Teaching for Civic Participation and Engagement

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Beyond Content: Teaching for Civic Participation and Engagement

April 10 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm EDT

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Dr. Bryan Dewsbury, Florida International University

Dr. Bryan Dewsbury will explore the ways in which we can reconnect our classroom practice with the values, behaviors and mindsets needed for a socially just society.

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About the Speaker

Bryan Dewsbury is Associate Professor of Biology and Associate Director of the STEM Transformation Institute at Florida International University. He is the Principal Investigator of the Science Education and Society (SEAS) research program, a team blending research on the social context of teaching and learning, faculty development of inclusive practices, and programming to cultivate equity in education. Previously, he was at the University of Rhode Island. Bryan is a Fellow with the John N. Gardner Institute, where he assists institutions of higher education cultivate best practices in inclusive education.