Resources for Inclusive Teaching in Biology

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Inclusive Teaching Resources at UBC:

Biology-specific Resources:

UBC Inclusive Teaching Spotlights:


  • Inclusive Teaching: Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom, By Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy
    • This book is a wonderfully rich resource about the practice of inclusive teaching. Additional links and resources associated with the book can be found here.
  • What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching, By Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell and Mallory SoRelle
    • This book provides lots of great reflection questions and ideas to put into practice. Some key ideas the authors delve into are, “Inclusive Instructors…
      • Use principles of inclusive course design and teaching methods – (active learning, high structure, built-in flexibility and variety, inclusive and varied assessment with feedback,  student choice, and opportunities for students to give feedback)
      • Know the importance of making space for all students
      • Intentionally create a welcoming classroom
      • Build and maintain positive relationships and community
      • Respectfully acknowledge, accept (and leverage) student differences as assets

Websites and Blogs:

Checklists and Inventories:

Resource list curated by Marcia Graves and Christine Goedhart

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