Course Description

University Teaching Foundations: This workshop counts towards the University Teaching Foundations program under the category of Active Classroom Teaching and Learning (ACTL).


This workshop will guide you through some of the commonly encountered conflicts in the classroom and provide you with the necessary tools to handle those situations in a professional manner. We will also discuss topics related to making your classroom a safe learning environment for all students (e.g. inviting students to share their gender pronouns, reducing anxiety of students, create opportunities to increase sense of belongingness for all students, etc.).

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Define diversity and inclusivity, describe dimensions of diversity, and identify principles of inclusivity for teaching and learning
  2. Discuss bias from multiple perspectives as it relates to teaching and learning
  3. Identify and implement strategies and resources for creating and maintaining an inclusive and safe classroom
  4. Anticipate some of the commonly encountered conflicts and challenges in the classroom to think proactively through establishing an inclusive and safe classroom environment

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Section Title
Foundations Managing a Safe and Inclusive Classroom
8:30AM to 10:30AM
March 03, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Guelph
Course Fee(s)
Contract Fee $0.00
Section Notes

Location: UC 441

Workshop Facilitator: Tommy Mayberry (gtc@uoguelph.ca)

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