Equity & Culturally Responsive Online Teaching

You must be an employee of a California Community College to enroll in this course.

Equity and Culturally Responsive Online Teaching


This course will guide you through a critical journey of becoming an equity-minded educator with the goal of cultivating inclusive experiences that empower all students to achieve their full intellectual capacity. As a participant in this course, you will apply principles of intersectionality, critical race theory, and culturally responsive teaching to your online course. In a collaborative peer-to-peer learning environment, you will analyze your positionality and how it influences your core teaching values, interrogate the power at play in your online teaching practices, and leave the course with an equity-minded syllabus and an action plan to continue to center diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching and institution. 


Duration: 4 weeks
Time Commitment: approximately 10 hours per week, for a total of 40 hours
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.


To successfully complete this course, participants will: 

  1. Analyze your assumptions and beliefs about the diverse students served by California community colleges;
  2. Critically interrogate the alignment of your teaching values and teaching practices;
  3. Apply principles of intersectionality, critical race theory, and culturally responsive teaching to your online course(s);
  4. Identify and discuss course-level barriers that disproportionately impact minoritized students including unconscious bias, microaggressions, stereotype threat, and privilege and power; 
  5. Create an equity-minded course syllabus leveraging peer feedback that welcomes and supports all students;
  6. Write an action plan that describes how you will continue to advance your equity-minded online teaching practices.

Optional Graduate-Level University Credit

Participants in this course can seek optional graduate-level university credits by dual-enrolling in TEC 1841 at Fresno Pacific University. A separate fee due to FPU will apply.

Registration Tutorials

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Fresno Pacific University (FPU) Course Credit

Graduate-level university credit (optional) is available for @ONE courses for a fee. Please see our Graduate Education Units page for more information.

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