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Indigenous Initiatives Welcomes New Staff, Daniel Perez Gamez

By Janey Lew posted on January 10, 2020

We are happy to announce that Daniel Perez Gamez, a PhD student in UBC’s department of Geography, has been hired as a Graduate Academic Assistant working on the IN/Relation and Our Calls to Action TLEF projects. Daniel will be working on research and curriculum development relating to these projects. 
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Why sexual assault awareness month should matter to us all

By Valeria De La Vega posted on January 8, 2020

As UBC approaches the tenth year of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, it’s important to reflect on the efforts to date and how the university can further support this impactful initiative. Read the interview with Sasha Wiley-Shaw to learn more.
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When will we be ready? Sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning

By Valeria De La Vega posted on December 2, 2019

On November 6, the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology’s Indigenous Initiatives team partnered with the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies and the UBC Learning Circle to host a panel discussion which centered the voices and perspectives of Indigenous studies faculty members and leaders on the topic of sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement.
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Staff Profile: Q&A with Will Engle, Open Education Strategist, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

By Erin Yun posted on November 12, 2019

We recently interviewed Will Engle, Open Education Strategist, for the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) on his experiences with open education and intersections with Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning.
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What I Learned in Class Today Reboot Project: Welcoming Keirra Webb and Year 2 Update

By Keirra Webb posted on October 7, 2019

The second year of the “What I Learned in Class Today: Educational Experiences and Institutional Responses to Indigenous Engagement in Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Classroom Climate at UBC” Reboot continues to explore the challenging questions about Indigenous engagement on UBC’s campus that were the impetus for the original student project in 2007.
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