Classroom Climate

What I Learned In Class Today Project: Anti-Oppressive Learning Environments

What I Learned In Class Today Project: Anti-Oppressive Learning Environments

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.

What I Learned in Class Today Project: Effects of the Knowledge Gap

What I Learned in Class Today Project: Effects of the Knowledge Gap

Indigenous Tokenization and Expectations of Expertise: The movement to ‘bridge the knowledge gap’ around Indigenous topics in postsecondary classrooms is not new

What I Learned In Class Today Project: Acknowledging the Affect

What I Learned In Class Today Project: Acknowledging the Affect

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.

What I Learned in Class Today Project: Indigenous Student Support In and Beyond the Classroom

What I Learned in Class Today Project: Indigenous Student Support In and Beyond the Classroom

Indigenous student voices have always been at the heart of the WILICT project and this collaboratively created article outlines opportunities to better support students in and beyond the classroom.

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot: The “I” in Relation

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot: The “I” in Relation

Welcome to the first of six articles that expand upon topics of Indigenous engagement and classroom climate at the University of British Columbia.

When will we be ready? Sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning

When will we be ready? Sharing responsibility for Indigenous engagement in teaching and learning

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.

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

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

In the latest Classroom Climate series Jennifer Walsh Marr and Janey Lew co-facilitated a workshop on opportunities to support international and intercultural learners to engage with Indigenous histories and contexts at UBC.

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.

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.