Dead Ideas in Teaching and Learning

Dead Ideas in Teaching and Learning

What Inclusive Instructors Do with Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell, and Mallory SoRelle

March 25, 2021

What are small steps instructors can take to teach inclusively? Where, when, and how should they be implemented? In today’s episode, we chat with the authors of the new book What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching (2021). These experts share approaches to conducting inclusive courses that are student-centered, community-based, and transparent, and discuss why these approaches are important—as well as the dead ideas that they debunk. Learn more at


  • Tracie Marcella Addy, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at Lafayette College (PA)

  • Derek Dube, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Student Research and Creative Activity at the University of St. Joseph (CT)

  • Khadijah A. Mitchell, Peter C.S. D’Aubermont, M.D., '73 Scholar of Health and Life Sciences and Assistant Professor of Biology at Lafayette College

  • Mallory SoRelle, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University