Inclusive Curriculum Resources

The collection of course development resources available on this website is designed to aid faculty in preparation for inclusive curriculum design.  The academic literature referenced, as well as helpful websites and training opportunities explore a broad range of discipline and field specific course development resources.  New resources are regularly added to the site.  Please feel free to contact us with additional resources that will be beneficial to faculty.


Asare, J.G. (2019). Why The 'I Don't See Color' Mantra Is Hurting Your Diversity And Inclusion Efforts, Forbes, February 15, 2019.

Bonilla-Silva, E. (2012). The Invisible Weight of Whiteness: the Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in Contemporary America, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 35(2), 173–194

Brundin, J. (2018). 5 Ways To Make Classrooms More Inclusive, from NPR’s Morning Edition, October 26, 2018.

Cole, C.E. (2017). Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Higher Education: Teaching so That Black Lives Matter, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 36(8), 736–750.

Dewsbury, B. and Brame, C.J. (2019). Inclusive Teaching, April 2019, CBE—Life Sciences Education 18(2).

Eddy, S.L. and Hogan K.A. (2017). Getting Under the Hood: How and for Whom Does Increasing Course Structure Work?,” by Sarah L. Eddy and Kelly A. Hogan, CBE—Life Sciences Education, 13(3).

Hogan, Kelly and Singh, Viji (2018). How Faculty Can ‘Click’ Their Way to a More Inclusive Classroom. Digital Learning in Higher Ed, Nov. 2018.

Inclusive Approaches to Supporting Student Assignments During Times of Disruption. The Harriet J. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University.

Lawrie, G., Marquis, E., Fuller, E., Newman, T., Qui, M., Nomikoudis, M., Roelofs, F., and van Dam, L. (2017). Moving towards inclusive learning and teaching: A synthesis of recent literature. Teaching and Learning Inquiry, 5(1).

Morgan, H. and Houghton, A. (2011). Inclusive curriculum design in higher education Considerations for effective practice across and within subject areas, Colorado Department of Higher Education.

Sathy, V., Hogan, K.A., and Sims, C.M. (2020). A Dozen-Plus Ways you can Foster Educational Equity, Inside Higher Ed, July 2020.

Sathy, V. and Hogan, K. A. (2020). Eight Ways to be More Inclusive in Your Zoom teaching. Chronicle Of Higher Education, April, 2020.

Sathy, V. and Hogan, K. A. (2019). How to Make Your Teaching More Inclusive: Advice GuideChronicle of Higher Education, July 22, 2019.

Sathy, V. and Hogan, K. A. (2019). How an Inclusive Teaching Approach Helped Us Build a More Inclusive Curriculum for Our University, ACUE Community, March 27, 2019. 

Tanner, K.D. (2013). Structure Matters: Twenty-One Teaching Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Cultivate Classroom Equity, CBE—Life Sciences Education 12(3), 322-331.


Behling, Kirsten T. and Tobin, Thomas J.  Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher EducationWest Virginia University Press, 2019.

Eyler, Joshua R.  How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching.  West Virginia University Press, 2018.

Ahad-Legardy, Badia, and Poon, OiYan. Difficult Subjects : Insights and Strategies for Teaching about Race, Sexuality, and Gender. First ed., Stylus Publishing, LLC., 2018.

Cote-Meek, S. Colonized classrooms : Racism, trauma and resistance in post-secondary education. Halifax ; Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing,  2014.

Podcasts and Websites

On the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a 2018 episode featured Viji Sathy and Kelly Hogan discussing how “interactivity and inclusivity can help close the achievement gap” -  



Kelly A. Hogan, STEM Teaching Professor and Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation, College of Arts & Sciences, UNC Department of Biology