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2018-19 II Design Series: Staff Q&A with Lucas Wright

2018-19 II Design Series: Staff Q&A with Lucas Wright

We recently had the opportunity to interview Lucas Wright on integrating Indigenous perspectives in his role as an Educational Consultant: Learning Technology, Teaching and Learning Professional Development.

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot: Update and Project Summary

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot: Update and Project Summary

What I Learned in Class Today: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom began as a student project, led by Karrmen Crey and Amy Perreault in 2007.

UBC Learning Circle and CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Programming Partnership

UBC Learning Circle and CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Programming Partnership

Over the past two years we have valued the strategic partnership with the UBC Learning Circle. Through this partnership, we have had the privilege of participating in and contributing to communities connected to the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health through the webcasts of our Classroom Climate series.

CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community (II-Learning Community)

CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community (II-Learning Community)

The Indigenous Initiatives Learning Community (or “II-Learning Community”) is peer-driven professional development community intended for participants who have completed the II-Design Series.

IN/Relation Team

IN/Relation Welcomes New Staff, Pilots Initial Modules

IN/Relation: Educational Resources for International Students Learning Indigenous Contexts and Histories at UBC  is a TLEF-funded project to increase for Indigenous engagement for international learners, and develop intercultural understanding and respect.

(Nov 2013) CTLT supported campus-wide educational programming efforts during the TRC National Event in Vancouver. This image is from a TRC flash mob organized at UBC.

Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning – Resources

On August 20, 2018, Indigenous Initiatives facilitated a workshop for the CTLT Summer Institute on the topic of Exploring Reconciliation in Teaching and Learning.

Staff Profile: Q&A with Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, Faculty of Science

Staff Profile: Q&A with Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, Faculty of Science

We recently interviewed Ashley Welsh, Faculty Liaison, for the Faculty of Science on her role as a liaison, engagement with first-year students through Jump Start UBC, and ways of integrating Indigenous content and perspectives into practice.

Making space for LGBTQIA students

Making space for LGBTQIA students

Dr. Katja Thieme and Dr. Mary Ann S. Saunders explored ways to create a more inclusive campus for students of all genders and sexual orientations.

What if we were to talk about it? Engaging controversial topics in the classroom

What if we were to talk about it? Engaging controversial topics in the classroom

Dr. Aftab Erfan, Director of Dialogue and Conflict Engagement at the UBC Equity and Inclusion Office, facilitated a workshop to explore conflict and how to engage with controversial classroom topics.

The naming ceremony for c̓əsnaʔəm House at Totem Park Residence: Q&A with Sarah Ling

The naming ceremony for c̓əsnaʔəm House at Totem Park Residence: Q&A with Sarah Ling

On September 27, 2017, members of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) Indigenous Initiatives team were pleased to witness the naming ceremony of c̓əsnaʔəm House at Totem Park Residence.