Skip to Content

So Be It! See To It! Envisioning Equity through Futurist Pedagogies

Session Overview

This video was part of the July 2021 REMOTE: The Connected Faculty Summit

This workshop will explore futurist pedagogies that center equitable learning experiences and reflexive praxis for students and challenge educators into a process of invention and re-invention. It will focus on fostering success in the online classroom for students early on in their academic journey through creative engagement, critical problem-solving, and applied projects. 


Liza Hita

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Online Programming & Digital Immersion | School of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Liza Hita is a Clinical Associate Professor of psychology and Director of Online Programming and Digital Immersion for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Her administrative work focuses on the intersections of justice, transformation, and belonging. In her roles, she creates digitally-immersed learning tools and trainings, focuses on technology as means of empowerment and community-building, envisions new online programs, and explores deployment infrastructure.

She is a community-based participatory researcher focused on the dissemination and implementation of preventive interventions for families experiencing major life transitions, including high conflict families, never married and divorcing parents, bereaved families, and families impacted by incarceration. She also studies multicultural and social justice praxis, decolonial methodologies, and counselor training. Her current research and practice are focused on the online administration of parenting interventions and creating sustainable community-embedded supervision models.

Her community work focuses on bridging health disparities through culturally restorative, holistic practices. She is a full spectrum doula working with urban Indigenous families sharing traditional prenatal, birthing, and postpartum practices and providing loss support.