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 PhD 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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Related Reading

Cochrane, S.V., Chhabra, M., Jones, MA, & Spragg, D. (Eds.). (2017). Culturally Responsive Teaching and Reflection in Higher Education: Promising Practices From the Cultural Literacy Curriculum Institute (1st ed.). Routledge. [url: ]

López, F. A. (2017). Altering the trajectory of the selffulfilling prophecy: Asset-based pedagogy and classroom dynamics. Journal of Teacher Education, 68(2), 193-212. [url: ]

Ramasubramanian, S., Riewestahl, E., & Landmark, S. (2021). The Trauma-informed Equity-minded Asset-based Model (TEAM): The six R’s for social justice-oriented educators. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 13(2), 29-42. [url: ]

Ramasubramanian, S., Sousa, A. N., & Gonlin, V. (2017). Facilitated difficult dialogues on racism: A goal-based approach. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 45(5), 537-556. [url: ]

Thomas, M. S., Crosby, S., & Vanderhaar, J. (2019). Trauma-informed practices in schools across two decades: An interdisciplinary review of research. Review of Research in Education, 43(1), 422-452. [url: ]

Venet, A. S (2021). Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education (Equity and Social Justice in Education). Norton Books in Education.