FITS 2022 ADJUNCT SUMMER INSTITUTE
Theory to Practice: Decolonizing the Curriculum and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Wednesday May 18, 2022
Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian's presentation explored the larger theories of decoloniality, indigenous pedagogy, trauma-informed approaches to the practice of teaching. The workshop included small breakout groups where attendees shared their experiences and insights. Srividya “Srivi” Ramasubramanian holds a Ph.D. in mass communication from Pennsylvania State University. She is a leading communication scholar whose work addresses contemporary global issues relating to media, diversity and social justice.
Speaker Biography Dr. Srivi Ramasubramanian
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