Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter? – August 25, 2021

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Event Date & Time

  • August 25, 2021 - August 27, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

This session is for anyone who teaches at UBC who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices. Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and discuss why inclusive practices in the classroom are important, including considerations for the online environment . We will explore diversity at UBC, including who lives and studies here. You will have an opportunity to learn, discuss and share inclusive teaching practices. You will leave the workshop with a range of practices and resources to continue exploring.


In this workshop you will:

  • Define diversity, equity and inclusion in UBC’s context.
  • Be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and why it’s important.
  • Explore diversity at UBC and who works and studies here
  • Have an opportunity to reciprocally learn, discuss and share inclusive teaching practices, including considerations for the online environment.



  • Susan Hampton, Educational Consultant: Facilitation and Process Design, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, CTLT
  • kele fleming, Associate Director, Teaching & Learning Professional Development, CTLT
  • Afsaneh Sharif, Faculty Liaison, CTLT
  • Jackie Stewart, Associate Professor of Teaching

Please note this workshop is part of the Online Teaching Program. This flexible program is designed to help you explore, learn and get support with teaching online. The program consists of a course with self-paced modules in Canvas, online workshops with experiential learning opportunities, and one-on-one consultation support with an educational consultant. This particular workshop is designed to complement module 2, “Getting Started. Each module takes 30 minutes to an hour to complete. To further explore this topic, we recommend you proceed through the module at your own time.

This event will be hosted on Zoom.