In Braided Learning, Lenape-Potawatomi educator Susan Dion inspires engagement with the histories and perspectives of Indigenous peoples, cultivating capacities for understanding, attunement, and respect.
Feel confident stepping into your role as a TA with help from this short, practical guide, which demystifies everything from how to interact with course instructors to giving students feedback on their work.
In this essential guide, university counsellor Janet Miller draws on her wit, wisdom, and decades of experience to help first-time students – of whatever age – prep for and survive their first year of university.
An inspirational account of how a group of pre-service teachers, working alongside Indigenous wisdom keepers in British Columbia, developed an indigenist approach to education that can be applied in a wide variety of classrooms.
Challenging the myth of equity in higher education, this is the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members’ experiences in Canadian universities.
A collection of evidence-based insights and intersectional teaching strategies to inspire transformative student learning and interrupt stereotypes about what a professor looks like.
What does memory mean for learning in an age of smartphones and search engines?
Changing Conceptions, Changing Practices demonstrates that it is possible for groups of faculty members to change teaching and learning in radical ways across their programs, despite the current emphasis on efficiency and accountability.
Global White supremacy is deeply historical and contemporary—a transnational and imperial phenomenon that is maintained through academic constructions of anti-Blackness. Collins, Newman, and Jun offer context, history, and perspective that disrupt how the curriculum, statues, architectures, and other aspects of the university serve as sites of colonial and White supremacist preservation—as well as sites of resistance.
Drawing on conversations with teachers and classroom observations in two elementary schools, How Schools Meet Students' Needs explores the factors that enable and constrain teachers in their efforts to meet students' needs and the consequences of how schools organize this work on teachers' labor and students' learning.
Through a comprehensive collection of personal narratives, First-Generation Faculty of Color: Reflections on Research, Teaching, and Service is the first book to examine faculty diversity through the experiences of racially minoritized faculty who were also the first in their families to graduate college in the United States.
In Unequal Choices, Yang Va Lor examines the college application choices of high-achieving students, looking closely at the ways the larger contexts of family, school, and community influence their decisions. Where students submit college applications are shaped not only by access to information but also the context in which such information is received and the life experiences students draw upon to make sense of higher education.
Even academically talented students face challenges in college. For high-achieving Black women, their racial, gender, and academic identities intensify those issues. Black and Smart reveals the ways institutional oppression functions at historically white institutions on and off campus. It also features strategies for educators to create more affirming and inclusive environments inside and outside the college classroom.
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