Inclusive Teaching: What is it and Why Does it Matter? – November 18, 2021


Event Date & Time

  • November 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 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 amongst UBC’s student population. 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 studies here.
  • Have an opportunity to reciprocally learn, discuss and share inclusive teaching practices, including considerations for the online environment.

 

Facilitators:

  • Jackie Stewart, Associate Professor of Teaching
  • Afsaneh Sharif, PhD, Faculty Liaison / Senior Project Manager, CTLT
  • Gillian Gerhard, Senior Manager, Teaching and Learning, CTLT

This event will be hosted on Zoom.

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