The goal of trauma-informed pedagogy is to understand how trauma impacts how our students learn. As such, basic communication course (BCC) instructors need to better understand trauma-informed pedagogy as a means of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. The BCC curriculum often requires a level of vulnerability among our student body, therefore instructors need to become aware of practices to build trust and create community. Three ideas are outlined to showcase trauma-informed pedagogy in the BCC; (1) promoting well-being, (2) developing transparency, (3) fostering growth.
McKenna-Buchanan, Tim and Farris, Kristen L.
"Trauma-Informed Pedagogy: Promoting Inclusivity in the Basic Course,"
Basic Communication Course Annual: Vol. 35, Article 10.
Available at: https://ecommons.udayton.edu/bcca/vol35/iss1/10