Michigan State University

General Resources for Inclusive Teaching

To suggest additional resources, comments, or insights related to general resources for inclusive teaching, please contact librarians Sara Miller or Jill Morningstar.


Web Sources

From Johns Hopkins University, "(t)his ... toolkit includes not only best practices but a repository of specific examples that all faculty are welcome to replicate or re-use."

"The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL uses graduate education as the leverage point to develop a national STEM faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of successful professional careers."

Resource for instructors from Vanderbilt University addressing topics such as why inclusivity is important, what inclusivity looks like, and reducing stereotype threat.

Articles and Books

Grimm, Joe, NiCole T. Buchanan, and Rick Nease. To My Professor: Student Voices for Great College Teaching : What College Students Really Say About Their Instructors : with Advice from Master Educators and Teacher Trainers. Michigan State Univeristy, 2016. 

  • This book, written by MSU School of Journalism students, and funded by MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, addresses issues such as communication, inclusion, student health and safety, including student and faculty perspectives, and provides a list of MSU-specific resources.

Dallalfar, A., Kingston-Mann, E., & Sieber, R. T. (Eds.). (2011). Transforming classroom culture: inclusive pedagogical practices. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (Request book through Faculty Delivery)

Welde, K. D., Foote, N., Hayford, M., & Rosenthal, M. (2013). Team Teaching “Gender Perspectives”: A Reflection on Feminist Pedagogy in the Interdisciplinary Classroom. Feminist Teacher, 23(2), 105–125.

Conferences and Programs

Offerings from the American Association of Colleges & Universities include several inter- and multi-disciplinary events related to inclusive teaching.

This page lists conferences that focus on the themes of diversity and equity. Published by Middlesex Community College.

From the site: "WISE is the premier conference for faculty leaders, program coordinators, and administrators to develop the knowledge and skills needed to help students advance their intercultural skills and awareness during their abroad experiences."

From the site: "This institute will help you and your institution prepare students, faculty, and staff to be effective scholars, practitioners, and citizens of the 21st century. ICCI provides the highest quality learning environment for you to think more deeply and productively about  internationalization."

This group features a variety of programs and workshops, including the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication. From the site: "The Intercultural Communication Institute (ICI) is a nonprofit charity with the mission of fostering an awareness and appreciation of cultural difference in both the international and domestic arenas."

From the site: "NAME has become the premier national and international organization that is committed to issues of equity, inclusion, diversity, and justice in schooling."

From the site: "The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations."

Contact Info

Sara D. Miller
Librarian for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Initiatives
(517) 884-0835

Jill Morningstar
Education, Psychology, and Children's Literature Librarian
(517) 884-0852