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What are our responsibilities as guests on Musqueam Territory? Engaging learning about Indigenous topics at UBC with international and intercultural audiences

By Abby Saxton posted on March 19, 2019

In the latest Classroom Climate series presented by CTLT’s Indigenous Initiatives, lecturer Jennifer Walsh Marr and educational consultant Janey Lew co-facilitated a workshop on opportunities to support international and intercultural learners to engage with Indigenous histories and contexts at UBC.
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Indigenization and Internationalization in Higher Education in Canada: Synergies, Distinctions, and Local Institutional Contexts

By Janey Lew posted on

IN/Relation team members Liz Otero and Janey Lew recently co-facilitated a workshop as part of the Learning at Intercultural Intersections conference at Thompson Rivers University with colleagues Julie Mooney and Rose Roberts from the University of Saskatchewan. 
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UBC Learning Exchange: Learnings on Positionality and Place

By Katie Forman posted on March 12, 2019

As a Student Learning Coordinator at the UBC Learning Exchange I am lucky to work in a dynamic community like the Downtown Eastside and create opportunity for UBC students to understand some of the assets and complexities of our neighbourhood.
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What I Learned in Class Today seeks focus group participants

By Erin Yun posted on February 27, 2019

Indigenous Initiatives is seeking focus group participants for the What I Learned in Class Today project. We are looking for students, alumni, faculty, teaching assistants, and staff who have engaged in or supported Indigenous-related discussions in classrooms and environments at UBC and who would like to share their experiences or reflections.
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Faculty Profile: Q&A with Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer

By Erin Yun posted on February 6, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to hear from Jennifer Walsh Marr, Vantage College Arts Lecturer, Academic English Program, on her experiences and interests engaging with Indigenous content and perspectives with international students.
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