THE podcast: behind two of our most-read resources on diversity statements and student well-being

Submitted by Miranda Prynne on Thu, 16/12/2021 - 09:02
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We speak to the authors behind two of the most popular resources of 2021, focused on drafting diversity statements and teaching practices that support student well-being, to find out what shaped their advice
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Authors of two of the most-read resources on THE Campus in 2021 give us a behind-the-scenes look at the thinking and research that went into their pieces. 

Joining us is Pardis Mahdavi, dean of social sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University and Scott N. Brooks, an associate professor with the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at ASU. They co-authored one of THE Campus' most popular resources, "Diversity statements: what to avoid and what to include". 

And Elena Riva, an associate professor and director of studies at the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning at the University of Warwick, who speaks about the research that informed her advice, "Well-being pedagogies: activities and practices to improve the student experience online".

See more of this year's top resources in our latest spotlight collection, packed with insight that has helped academics and university staff around the world do the best teaching and research imaginable.

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We speak to the authors behind two of the most popular resources of 2021, focused on drafting diversity statements and teaching practices that support student well-being, to find out what shaped their advice