Microaggressions are derogatory, dismissive, or demeaning communications that can be so subtle that they go unnoticed by those directly affected and viewing them. It can be challenging to address microaggressions between students in an asynchronous online class environment. Here are 4 strategies that can help!
The CARE approach is a teaching method designed to assist instructors in discussing race and racism with college students in the classroom setting. The four principles of the CARE approach include cultivate, acknowledge, recognize, and empower.
Racism includes prejudice, discrimination, or oppression of an individual or group based on racial or ethnic identity. The individual or group member who is experiencing racism does not belong to the culturally recognized majority group.