Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/605782905980539652
Starts at 11:00 AM · Ends at 12:00 PM, MDT (America/Denver)
Foster real inclusion, within classrooms and beyond: NameCoach tools for Canvas.
To address growing concerns in today’s campus climate around cultural and gender inclusivity, NameCoach provides a simple and effective web-based solution that provides audio name pronunciation, gender pronoun, (and other information important to personal identity), to ensure more inclusive campus environments. Our off-the-shelf LTI tool integrates seamlessly with the Canvas LMS to prevent gender misidentification and name mispronunciation.
Wondering, where does real inclusion begin on your campus? Join us for this insightful session and learn from our valued customers about how this synergy between NameCoach and Canvas helps them advance Title IX compliance and build a more inclusive campus community.
- David Mengel
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at Xavier UniversityDr. Mengel became Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in 2016 after serving as an Associate Dean who worked closely with the university's honors and interdisciplinary programs. His commitment to fostering innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and research has been informed by his work as founding Faculty Director of Xavier University's Center for Teaching Excellence.
- Thomas Freeman
Sr. Instructional Designer & Online Learning Specialist at Michigan Technological UniversityTom Specializes in the design, development and improvement of online learning courses, and teaches current best practices for teaching and learning online He’s the lead support for the Canvas Learning Management System and also specializes in and assists with the development and improvement of online learning degree and certificate programs
- Dereca Blackmon
Associate Dean and Director, Diversity and First-Gen Office at Stanford UniversityDereca is an educator, facilitator and spiritual activist with over 25 years experience supporting communities in radical healing and strategic development. She has worked with a wide variety of corporate, government, nonprofit and community-based groups to facilitate “uncommon conversations” on issues of race, gender, class and social justice. Dereca is also a Stanford alumni with a distinguished history of leadership and service in local and national organizing efforts on subjects as diverse as ethnic studies and police accountability, including serving as a lead architect in the movement for justice in the murder of Oscar Grant, III in Oakland, California. She is co-instructor for Psych 103 Intergroup Communication, an experiential course that examines and explores group identity. Additionally, Dereca is co-founder of Aya Unlimited, LLC, a social-justice consulting firm that specializes in research on the intersection of race, gender and class.
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