What I Learned in Class Today

Doing This Work With Care: What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project Panel Discussion

Doing This Work With Care: What I Learned in Class Today Renewed Project Panel Discussion

On March 8, CTLT’s Indigenous Initiatives department welcomed the UBC community to a virtual screening and panel discussion of the Faculty Perspectives film created by the What I Learned in Class Today: Educational Experiences and Institutional Responses Renewed Project.

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

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

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 […]

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.

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot Project: Welcoming Keirra Webb and Year 2 Update

What I Learned in Class Today Reboot Project: Welcoming Keirra Webb and Year 2 Update

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.

What I Learned in Class Today seeks focus group participants

What I Learned in Class Today seeks focus group participants

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.

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.