Inclusive Teaching: What is it and why does it matter?

This asynchronous course will help you explore the foundational terms, concepts and resources related to Inclusive Teaching at UBC. This course is for anyone who teaches at UBC and who is looking for an introduction to inclusive teaching practices.

You will be introduced to the literature underpinning inclusive teaching and why inclusive practices in the classroom are important. You will explore diversity amongst UBC’s student population and have an opportunity to reflect on and share inclusive teaching practices.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain what diversity, equity and inclusion mean in UBC’s context
  • Describe the unique diversity and makeup of UBC’s student body in both the Okanagan and Vancouver campuses
  • Reflect on some key literature underpinning the importance of inclusive teaching
  • Begin planning inclusive teaching practices that you can implement in your teaching practice

The course is self-paced, and there are opportunities to drop in and discuss your learnings and inclusive teaching strategies during a virtual coffee hour.
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