Instructors across campus are working on ways to integrate awareness and discussion of the Indian Residential Schools in their courses. Below here is a list of some of these courses and instructors. Are you an instructor who would like help developing content? See CTLT workshops. Want to add your course to this list? Post it here
UBC Forestry together with the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society are taking a new approach to natural resource education with their collaborative, community-based semesters in natural science and socio-economic approaches to natural resource management. Undergraduate students from all across Canada are experiencing a different kind of education whilst being immersed in the local […]
In this first year English class, concentrated on Canadian Literature, the students will be studying the history of the Indian Act, the role of residential schools in the Canadian education system, and ways poets, fiction writers, playwrights, and artists have responded to the long history of legislated racism in Canada. An early assignment for the […]
This fall, UBC professors may be looking for interesting ways to encourage their students to think about Indigenous rights. Inquiry is a hands-on exhibition that invites students to immerse themselves in the Berger Inquiry (1974-77). Over three years, a few dozen Dene and Inuvialiut young people, most of whom had just left residential schools, organized […]
In anticipation of the important conversations accompanying the Truth and Reconciliation Commission events at UBC, the First Nations Studies Program, in partnership with the Liu Institute, will hold a teach-in on engaging reconciliation in the classroom on September 12th 10:00am -1:00pm. Featuring Indigenous and allied faculty, this event will provide participants with helpful critical perspectives […]
Students in Biology 121 spend about one-third of the term learning about, and discussing ecosystems, ecological communities and interactions. They also practice thinking critically and making predictions about the many effects that can result from the disruption of a single factor in a community. In the upcoming 2013 Fall term, students in one section of […]
Working with Residential School history can be very stressful. If you encounter distress, resources are available. Please click here to learn more or call 1-866-925-4419 to access the Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line.