Weather Closure

University of Alaska Anchorage campus will be closed September 24, 2021 beginning at 6:40 AM, due to weather. Students and employees should check their email for more information. The university will remain closed for the weekend and reopen on Monday morning.

The Alaska Airlines Center will be open Saturday, September 25, for the home volleyball match that afternoon.

Race, Class, Culture

Faculty Development, Day Three

Speaking the Language, Day Three


Technique - Identity Groups


Essay - White Privilege (Libby Roderick)

Technique - Encircled Circle


Essay - Using The Tortilla Curtain to Teach About Privilege (Nelta Edwards)

Sample Discussion of The Tortilla Curtain (Betty Buchan)

Technique - Using a Book to Explore Cultural Difference

Circle of Objects

Technique - Circle of Objects

Essay - Encouraging Cultural and Socioeconomic Sensitivity (Maureen Austin)

Essay - Using the Circle of Objects to Teach about Place (Paul Ongtooguk)

Essay - Coming to Terms with the Circle of Objects: Resistance and Transformation (Tracey Burke)

Voicing Minority Views

Technique - Hatful of Quotes

Exercise - Quotes from our Hat

Essay - Using Quotes to Affirm and Challenge: Effective Teaching Strategy and Discussion Builder (De

The Five Minute Rule

Technique - Five Minute Rule

Exercise - Believe This (Niqsaq and Napaaqtuq)

Essay - The Five Minute Rule (Kerri Morris)

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Essay - Culturally Responsive Teaching (Libby Roderick)

Difficult Dialogue - Fitting Everything In

Difficult Dialogue - Fitting Everything In

Start Talking - Questions For Discussion, Day Three

Start Talking - Questions For Discussion, Day Three