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Open to primary instructors (faculty, lecturer, and graduate)

IDEAL Pedagogy learning communities take place over six consecutive weeks each quarter of the year (including summer) to help instructors grow as educators and individuals.

Apply for the Winter 2024 IDEAL Pedagogy LC

IDEAL Pedagogy Winter 2024 Learning Community

Do you want to design and facilitate inclusive learning experiences, and learn how to do so in community with other Stanford instructors? Join our winter learning community (LC) to experience accountability, support, and the exchange of ideas around creating more equitable courses at Stanford.

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Workshop Schedule

Meetings: Wednesdays 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PST from January 31 to March 6, 2024

Modality: Hybrid – Online via Zoom and in-person at 408 Panama Mall, Room 116

This LC includes six weekly hybrid meetings that complement a set of asynchronous exercises that participants complete online. The weekly topics are:

  • Week 1, January 31: Including Diverse Representation

  • Week 2, February 7: Integrating Peer-to-Peer Learning

  • Week 3, February 14: Creating a Positive Community

  • Week 4, February 21: Making Success Accessible

  • Week 5, February 28: Giving Inclusive Assessments

  • Week 6, March 6: Enacting Anti-Racist Pedagogy

With additional asynchronous work, we estimate the total time commitment to be about two hours per week across the six weeks of the LC.


Apply for the 2024 IDEAL Pedagogy LC

Participants for this learning community will be selected based on their ability to commit to all LC meetings and contribute to the diversity of the group. We anticipate admitting up to 20 participants to this LC.

Due dates: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis from January 16 until January 19 at 5 p.m. PT.

For questions and accessibility needs, please contact Cathy Gastelum at