Community building activities
Equity Unbound teamed up with OneHE to develop open educational resources for online community-building
NEW: Community Building Online Learning Path
In a series of new videos, Equity Unbound present strategies for creating online communities built on principles of equity and care that produce learning spaces in which all students can flourish
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How to use these resources
Each of these resources includes a video or text demonstrating or describing the activity or exercise for community-building. We also include descriptive text, slides you can reuse/adapt where relevant, and links to additional resources. We also show you how much time, what kind of resources you need, and different variations on the activity to help you adapt it for your purposes.
Important: Any technique can block some people out, make them feel unwelcomed, or be used in a way that privileges some and makes it harder on others. All of these techniques should be used in conjunction with pedagogies of care and what we call Intentionally Equitable Hospitality.
As you watch/read any of these, please let us know:
- If you find that the activity is not hospitable to a certain group.
- If you try an adaptation of this activity, or try it as is and have interesting results to share, please contribute your adaptation/reflection.
- If you have an activity or resource that you want to contribute.
We frequently add more activities and resources to this page. To make sure you don’t miss out you can: