Chinasa Elue, Laura Howard, & Este Jordan on unpacking resilience and grief on episode 397 of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
Quotes from the episode
People are grieving and hurting.
Resilience is an incongruent term to describe our lived experiences right now.
Language is power.
We have the opportunity now to really reimagine what higher education can look like if we center it on those that work with us and those that we serve.
Educational developers are caregivers.
The types of grief we experience depend on the different dimensions of our identity.
People want to know that they are seen, valued, and heard.
We have to become more comfortable with talking about grief in our workplaces.
It is really easy to be mission focused; but if you’re not focused on the people driving your mission, you are going to fail.