University of Arizona distributes microaggression booklet

In an attempt to create a more respectful campus environment, the University of Arizona has released a booklet on handling microaggressions.

The 20-page packet discusses a number of guidelines for inside and outside the classroom for teachers and students to follow.

One section titled ‘Oops/Ouch’ discusses one possible method to use in identifying and reacting to microaggressions in a classroom.

In an attempt to create a more respectful campus environment, the University of Arizona has released a booklet on handling microaggressions

In an attempt to create a more respectful campus environment, the University of Arizona has released a booklet on handling microaggressions

One section titled 'Oops/Ouch' discusses one possible method to use in identifying and reacting to microaggressions in a classroom

One section titled ‘Oops/Ouch’ discusses one possible method to use in identifying and reacting to microaggressions in a classroom

The guideline reads: ‘If a student feels hurt or offended by another student’s comment, the hurt student can say ‘ouch.’

‘In acknowledgement, the student who made the hurtful comment says ‘oops.’ If necessary, there can be further dialogue about this exchange.’

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