Advance DEI in academia with these five tips
DEI workshop offers PhD students some key considerations when writing diversity statements. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is important in all industries, including academia. To emphasize that point, most future academics are now asked to answer a DEI-focused question when applying to jobs at universities. Termed a diversity statement, this is an opportunity for doctoral […]
Embracing empathy as the future of education
This is part six of a six-part series using empathy in the classroom. Higher education as an industry is changing rapidly, even more so than we could have anticipated before the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s set ourselves apart by embracing empathy as the future of education. As educators, we can practice empathy in our virtual classrooms […]
When teaching strategy, engaging students with empathy is key
This is part two of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. Every year, Joan Allatta, assistant professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Management at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, coordinates the school’s undergraduate capstone course. More than 1,500 students enroll in the course, which is traditionally taken during their […]
Do you use empathy in the classroom?
This is part one of a six-part series on using empathy in the classroom. What makes you an effective teacher? Is it your knowledge of a subject or your passion? Your skill managing a classroom, creating innovative assignments or conveying information clearly? It is probably all of these. But as a professor of strategic management […]