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TEACHING SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS IN OUR TIMES
This sandbox webinar series is designed for Sustainable Food Systems educators to provide professional development opportunities to gain, enhance, and share knowledge and skills regarding Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and Online Teaching.
The Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge Through Academic Means by Implementing Self-Reflection and Story
September 17, 2020
This webinar focuses on Indigenous methodologies and knowledge transmission in order to reflect on cultural nuances and cultural complexity. Professor Sweeney shares strategies on implementing self-reflection and story as ways to improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in our classrooms and programs. We engage in discussion on cultural protocol and positionality with examples from tribal and rural contexts.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR WEBINAR #1
Developing an Equity Competency in Sustainable Food Systems Education: Exploring a New Model and Sharing Teaching Activities
October 9th, 2020
In this webinar, the speakers present their reseach on the extent to which Sustainable Food Systems Education in the USA and Canada address equity. They discuss their proposed equity competency model and provide examples of activities from their teaching practices that support the development of future professionals capable of dismantling inequity in the food system.
Diversiform Storytelling: An Indigenous Pedagogical Model That Invites Diverse Voices Into Learning
October 22nd, 2020
Indigenous knowledge is grounded in the landforms and ecologies of the places that give it substance and in the relationships that people develop with those places. Diversiform storytelling is an Indigenous pedagogy that sustains and perpetuates that knowledge by ensuring the inclusivity of the diverse voices that transmit it. In this interactive webinar, attendees participated in a storytelling session and then used the experience to build awareness of Diversiform storytelling and its application to sustain and perpetuate diverse voices and identities in your work as an educator.
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