UBC Faculty of Education announces ‘Noted Summer Scholars’ for 2014: Courses and Public presentations

The UBC Faculty of Education is pleased to announce this summer’s series of courses and public presentations by scholars from the international education community. Our visiting Noted Summer Scholars for 2014 are: ·         Dr. Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy, Professor, School of Social Transformation Culture, Society and Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA ·         Dr. Carolyn […]

New Display at Education Library: National Aboriginal Day

First celebrated in 1996, National Aboriginal Day is a day recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.  Education Library has assembled a display of Aboriginal themed children’s books in honour of the day and Aboriginal (Un)History Month at UBC.  Come over to our branch and […]

May is Asian Heritage Month: Use a game to experience historical perspective

May is Asian Heritage Month and the TC2 Pivotal Voices online collection contains resources that highlight the roles and experiences of Chinese and South Asian Canadians. Check out Pages from the Past, an interactive game that focuses on historical perspective through the values and life choices of four fictional Chinese characters from the 1850s to the 1940s. Students […]