IDEAL Pedagogy Projects
Every academic year, teams from departments, programs, or other academic groups across the university complete projects to increase inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in student learning. Below, you can explore brief explanatory videos and artifacts from completed team projects, and see which teams are currently working on projects.
Forming an IDEAL Pedagogy project team
Interested in forming, or joining, a project team to make curricular changes that foster IDEAL learning environments for Stanford students? IDEAL Pedagogy team projects are on hiatus until Autumn Quarter 2023, but we encourage faculty, lecturers, and academic teaching staff to apply for our upcoming Curriculum Transformation Institute.
Please feel welcome to email Kritika Yegnashankaran, director of the IDEAL Pedagogy program and the Curriculum Transformation Institute, with your questions or to schedule a brief conversation at email@example.com.
IDEAL Pedagogy Showcase Gallery
Video credits: Carlos Seligo
Art and Art History
Goal: incorporate indigenous craft methods into the curriculum
Department team members: Emanuele Lugli, Sarah Peck, Bissera Pentcheva, Adam Tobin, Camille Utterback
The Art and Art History team helped realize a key project goal—developing teaching possibilities around objects and texts created by Native Americans—through organizing a Spring 2022 workshop by Native American Artist-Basket-Weaver, Corine Pearce.
Learn how the Art & Art History IP project developed after one year.
Goal: Increase digital accessibility of visual course materials
Team members: Hans Bork, Micheal Duchesne, Rachel Dubit, Serena Crosson, JJ Lugardo, Sarah Pincus, Richard Saller, John Tennant, Sarah Wilker
Goal: Create an instructor’s guide to more inclusive assessments.
Department team members: Isaac Applebaum, Nathaniel Brown, Dory DeWeese, Jennifer Schwartz Poehlmann, Sameer Sundrani, Robert Waymouth
The Chemistry team achieved their goal by drafting an instructor’s guide to building effective and inclusive exams, which has been circulated among some other STEM departments.
Learn how the Chemistry project developed after one year.
Environmental Justice Working Group
Goal: Develop an instructional toolkit for incorporating environmental justice values and pedagogies into environmental science and other courses.
Read the draft of the EJ Education Group Whitepaper (PDF; 4.75 MB)—Describing and advocating for pedagogic strategies informed by Environmental Justice values
Team members: Sibyl Diver, Charlie Hoffs, Kenji Ikemoto, Kajal Khanna, Neha Patkar, Belinda Ramirez, Stephanie Seidmon
Goal: Decenter the Western canon and integrate non-Western materials into the curriculum.
Department team members: Christina Kim, Charles Kronengold, Lloyd May, Michael Mulshine, Paul Phillips, Julie Zhu
Goal: Develop guidelines for designing quantitative courses to support students with different levels of prior preparation.
Department team members: Susan Clark, Bruce Macintosh, Adam Mantz, Enrique Lopez Rodriguez, Cyndia Yu
Making Introductory Astronomy Classes Inclusive and Effective (Google Doc)
Slides for the Astronomy Presentation (Google Slides; Stanford sign-in required)
Primary Care and Population Health (PCPH), School of Medicine
Goal: Create a case-based, online curriculum for PCPH faculty to increase inclusion and equity in patient care.
Team members: Brenda Flores, Lusciana Gomez, Stephen Richmond, Takudzwa Shumba, Magali Fassiotto