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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

    LGBTQ students: Authentic and daring to be free

    LGBTQ students: Authentic and daring to be free

    Students who identify as LGBTQ want the same things their classmates enjoy. The space to learn. Not to be “othered.” How can higher education take allyship to the next level?


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    • 23 min
    International students: ‘The worst year but the best year’

    International students: ‘The worst year but the best year’

    Ohio State students from China to Syria navigate education, isolation and fear during a pandemic that impacts them in different ways


     


     


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    • 21 min
    Black English is fire, even in class

    Black English is fire, even in class

    Too fly. Fire. Dope. So much of American expression comes straight from Black English, a.k.a. African American Vernacular English. But you won't find this colorful and dynamic language taught in schools. Ohio State education researchers say Black students need their language heritage to finally be validated. 
     
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    X - 2018 Kendrick Lamar (featuring ScHoolboy Q, 2 Chainz & Saudi); TikTok audio - cstreetblvd; Wade in the Water - 2002, Blind Boys of Alabama; Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) at Grand Rapids Community College; We Must Learn - 1989 KRS-One/Boogie Down Productions 'Ghetto Music: The Blueprint of Hip Hop'; Thieves in the Night - 1998, Mos Def & Talib Kweli, Black Star

    • 26 min
    Grappling with the Land Grant truth

    Grappling with the Land Grant truth

    Ohio State Professor Stephen Gavazzi learned a painful truth about Land Grant Universities — just after his book on the subject went to press. Now he’s working with a team of Ohio State researchers to find a path to healing harm done to indigenous tribes when they lost lands to fund the university through the Morrill Act of 1862.
    Webinar link: https://go.osu.edu/landgranttruth
     
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    • 31 min
    History's echo chamber: Teaching perspectives to stop destructive patterns

    History's echo chamber: Teaching perspectives to stop destructive patterns

    Haven't we been here before? From racial protests to children separated from parents to political polarization, America has faced it before. Faculty who prepare social studies teachers weigh in on the way we learn history and how we don't need to be destined to repeat it.
     
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    Image credit "2017.03.07 #MuslimBan 2.0 Protest, Washington, DC USA 00772" by tedeytan is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0​​​​​​​
     
     

    • 23 min
    Onward: Building diversity on American campuses

    Onward: Building diversity on American campuses

    As college students, they struggled against a system that often made them feel inadequate. Now Ohio State leaders, Ayanna Howard, James Moore and Don Pope-Davis are creating change and showing how everyone benefits from diversity on campus.


     


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    • 22 min

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