Event Date & Time
Registration Deadline: September 19th at 4:30pm
Part of the three-workshop series Exploring Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice and Learning Design this series is designed for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing. Participants are strongly encouraged to register for the entire series.
Educational Consultant, Facilitation and Process Design
Sue provides design and facilitation services to the UBC teaching and learning community. Sue is involved in program planning and facilitation across various TLPD programs and she leads the Course Design Intensive. She is engaged in supporting TLPD’s integration of diversity and anti-oppressive pedagogy across our programming and has a particular interest in supporting educators who are navigating relationships as allies in social and racial justice initiatives. Sue is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education, and describes her research as a critical exploration of alternative career pathways for PhD students and how they come to “be” in their careers.
Educational Developer, Indigenous Initiatives
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Janey joined CTLT’s Indigenous Initiatives team in August 2015. She is grateful to have learned, worked, and taught at UBC on the unceded, ancestral territories of the Musqueam people, since 1996. As Educational Developer: Indigenous Initiatives, Janey develops and implements resources and provides consultation and support for teaching and learning, specializing in intersectional differences, social justice, and critical Indigenous studies. Janey brings over 15 years experience as a facilitator in a variety of community and educational settings, and is completing her PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining CTLT, Janey taught courses in the English departments at Capilano University and Douglas College, and the First Nations Studies Programs at SFU and UBC.
Strategist, Indigenous Initiatives
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Amy is the Strategist, Indigenous Initiatives at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) at the University of British Columbia on the traditional and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. She works with staff, faculty groups, training programs for teaching assistants, new faculty, and administrators, to support the development of a higher standard of professionalism in conducting discussions of Indigenous and other contentious social issues in curricular settings. Amy is a co-developer and researcher for the educational resource What I Learned in Class Today: Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom and manages the development of Indigenous Foundations. Work on these projects, as well as her own experience as an Indigenous student at UBC, clearly identify the complexities and challenges of classroom conversations involving contentious cross-cultural discussions, and in specific discourse around Indigenous curriculum.
Exploring Indigenous Perspectives in Teaching Practice and Learning Design
This three workshop series is designed for anyone who is interested in integrating Indigenous content into a course they are developing. Participants are strongly encouraged to register for the entire series.