Loyola University Maryland

The Karson Institute for Race, Peace & Social Justice

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)

The Center for Teaching and Learning works to help educators and administrators throughout the United States excel in their teaching, to enhance the culture of teaching, and, in turn, to increase the sociocultural perspectives of education. The CTL focuses on integrating the following aspects in effective teaching methodologies:

Critical Race Theory

Recognizing that racism is embedded within educational systems and institutions that replicate racial inequality and embracing the lived experiences of people of color within scholarly spaces.

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K-12 Program and Development

Creating professional development materials and resources for educators and administrators to effectively integrate critical race theory into culturally responsive instruction.

Student-Centered

Fortifying culturally responsive teaching techniques and positioning learners at the core of effective course design, including learning objectives and assessments.

Evidence-based

Identifying and disseminating teaching professional development strategies supported by empirical research.

Equitable and Inclusive

Implementing universal design principles, advocating for sociocultural perspectives within learning spaces, and understanding the effectiveness of equity, diversity, and inclusion policy audits.

Actionable

Reinvigorating practical teaching and learning strategies that foster educator development and spark genius amongst scholars.

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