Session 1E | Encouraging and Empowering Faculty and Administrators to Become More Effective Instructors, Mentors, Allies, and Advocates for Linguistically Diverse Doctoral Students (2 CEs)
Presenter: Lyuba Bobova, Ph,D.
The workshop is designed to improve educational experiences of linguistically diverse doctoral psychology students by providing education and self-reflection opportunities.
8:15 AM - 10:15 AMThu
Bobova, Lyuba Ph.D.
Psy.D. Program Associate Chair, Adler University
This workshop is designed to help faculty and administrators work more effectively and equitably with non-native English-speaking doctoral students by providing opportunity for self-reflection and for evaluation of own attitudes and beliefs about linguistically diverse students. Participants will be encouraged to consider modifying classroom and program policies, as well as individual teaching and mentorship approaches to better serve the needs of linguistically diverse students. The workshop is designed to improve educational experiences of linguistically diverse doctoral psychology students by providing education and self-reflection opportunity to faculty and administrators who serve as instructors, research and clinical supervisors, mentors, or in other roles that support doctoral psychology training. The workshop will provide suggestions for modification of class policies, activities, assignments, and faculty-student interactions to facilitate inclusion and equity for diverse students.
1. Participants will analyze effects of assignment and other class policies on performance in culturally diverse students.
2. Participants will revise assignments and learning environment in ways that facilitate learning and performance among culturally diverse students.
3. Participants will recognize their beliefs, assumptions, and biases about doctoral students whose primary or native language is not English.