Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment for People in All Bodies



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Start Date

9-22-2021 10:00 AM

End Date

9-22-2021 11:30 AM




The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our lives, including how we show up in the classroom. In order to acknowledge and hold space for the difficulties of the past year, we will facilitate guided reflection and discussion to identify practices that support the PSU community post pandemic with special attention to respecting and celebrating people in all bodies. We will also share strategies and campus resources to support creating a welcoming and inclusive learning environment.

Facilitated by Alecsandra Renfroe, Campus Recreation, Staff Development Assistant and Ashley Harrison, Health Promotion Graduate Student Coordinator

Biographical Information

Alecsandra Renfroe (she/her) is the Campus Recreation’s Staff Development Assistant and a graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She co-created Love Your Body Week at PSU and is excited to collaborate with the community on implementing inclusive and trauma informed practices in the classroom.

Ashley Harrison (she/her) is an MPH candidate at the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and the Health Promotion Graduate Student Coordinator at PSU's Campus Rec Center. She is excited to discuss how we can create an inclusive learning environment with intention as life returns to some version of normal.


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Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

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Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment for People in All Bodies