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On this page you'll find questions to ask about each resource you assign students or use in your class. They are a starting point, not a solution, and a framework and not a checklist.
After examining all the resources on a given syllabus, you can see patterns emerge and address them, or address "problematic" resources themselves by either removing them, replacing them, or putting them into context for students. Regardless of what is assigned to your students, they will benefit from the reinforcement of or introduction to critical information literacy skills to help them understand the social, political, and economic conditions under which research is created, disseminated, and accessed.
That framework from Diane Goodman is already out there if you want to use it. This is just a set of considerations that can complement it or work independently or along with another set of principles like cultural humility or CRT. But please research criticism about the term "cultural competency" and its practice first. This is not a judgment of anyone's work; it is an appeal to research different points of view.
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