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What I Learned In Class Today Project: A Framework of Relationality to Further Indigenous Initiatives at the University

By Keirra Webb posted on March 29, 2021

A motivating question for the What I Learned in Class Today: Educational Experiences and Institutional Responses project is the extent to which university-wide and national policies of Indigenous engagement, such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action and the UBC Indigenous Strategic Plans (ISP), have prompted tangible, positive change in the experiences of Indigenous […]
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What I Learned In Class Today Project: Anti-Oppressive Learning Environments

By Keirra Webb posted on February 26, 2021

Creating a classroom environment that values the wellbeing and educational goals of all students in the room is by no means an easy task; but it is a commitment that faculty across disciplines at UBC are seeking to fulfill by adopting strategies of anti-oppression and anti-dominance.
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What I Learned in Class Today Project: Effects of the Knowledge Gap

By Keirra Webb posted on February 5, 2021

Indigenous Tokenization and Expectations of Expertise: The movement to ‘bridge the knowledge gap’ around Indigenous topics in postsecondary classrooms is not new
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Indigenization Q & A: Christina Hendricks, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, Academic Director

By Bronte Burnette posted on January 29, 2021

Christina Hendricks, CTLT’s Academic Director, recently shared some reflections on what she has been learning in her role to support Indigenization as a leader on UBC-Vancouver campus through supporting and creating equitable spaces for Indigenous people, perspectives, and knowledges at UBC. 
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What I Learned In Class Today Project: Acknowledging the Affect

By Keirra Webb posted on January 11, 2021

Over a decade since the original project debuted, instructors continue to discuss both the difficulties and the importance of addressing the affective side of the classroom so they can hold conversations with care.
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