20-Minute Mentors

How Can I Build an Antiracist Syllabus?

For educators who are looking for ways to close the gaps between privileged and minoritized students, this 20-Minute Mentor demonstrates how to improve the success of minoritized students through implementing an antiracist syllabus.


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How Can I Build an Antiracist Syllabus?

Becoming an antiracist educator requires using a suite of interventions that provide an ongoing counternarrative to the minoritizing structures in higher education. For most persons, this is an on-going learning process that brings joy and satisfaction.

Antiracist syllabi embed evidence-based practices to provide an on-going daily counternarrative to the barriers to the success of minoritized students. This 20-Minute Mentor provides educators the tools to expand their own antiracist practices and better enable success of minoritized students.

Learning Goals

After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to:

  • Identify six features of a syllabus that communicate an antiracist approach to teaching and learning
  • Adapt examples provided to their own specific contexts
  • Implement ways they can expand their own antiracist practices

Topics Covered

  • How to communicate to minoritized students that your course content and structure are equity-minded and justice focused
  • How to create senses of belonging and partnership with your students
  • How to promote transparency and a growth-mindset to improve the success of all students


This program will benefit:

  • Faculty
  • Educational Developers
  • STEM Educators
  • Instructional Designers


Product Code: PM21FA

Campus Access License

With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days after payment has been received by Magna.

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