TLC Spotlight – Gina Foster on How Understanding Trauma and Resiliency Can Improve Your Teaching

I’m pleased to share a recent interview on many years of work integrating trauma and resiliency research and practice with teaching and learning in public urban higher education


  • discussion of capacity in terms of ongoing expansion and exchange
  • introduction of the Resiliency Principles (Stability, Capacity, Flexibility, and Community) and their applications to both in-person and online classrooms
  • guidance for working with students during times of personal and community loss
  • thoughts on maximizing grit (determination and persistence)
  • strategies for creating instructor-student communities

Click here to listen:Understanding Trauma and Resiliency for Teaching and Learning

This podcast launches a new Teaching & Learning Center series on innovative, informative, and evidence-based teaching and learning.

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