Equity Unbound would like to invite educators and students around the globe to a session by Mays Imad (@lrningsanctuary), on Trauma-informed pedagogy and hope. As a “studio visit”, you can expect to have lots of interaction with the speaker and be able to ask questions as well as listen to her.
The session is scheduled for Thursday April 8th at 5pm Cairo time (3pm UTC). To see on your timezone, look below:
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The meeting will take place via Zoom and will likely be recorded and possibly livestreamed.
To register, please use this link and feel free to forward to others. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting, including the Zoom link.
Mays Imad’s Biography
Mays Imad is a neuroscientist and professor of pathophysiology and biomedical ethics at Pima Community College, the founding coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Center, and a Gardner Institute Fellow. Dr. Imad’s research focuses on stress, self-awareness, advocacy, and classroom community, and how these relate to cognition, metacognition, and, ultimately, student learning and success. Through her teaching and research, she seeks to provide her students with transformative opportunities that are grounded in the aesthetics of learning, truth-seeking, justice, and self-realization.
For more on Mays Imad’s work, here is her most recent article Hope Still Matters in Inside Higher Ed https://insidehighered.com/advice/2021/03/17/how-faculty-can-impart-hope-students-when-feeling-hope-depleted-themselves-opinion
The YouTube recording of the session is available here:
Header image from Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/photos/hope-nature-forest-away-trees-5006379/
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