Microaggressions, Trigger Warnings, and the Inclusive Learning Environment

Hosted by: Centre for Teaching Excellence

Participants will be:

  1. Introduced to the concept of "safe space" within learning contexts.
  2. Discuss how safety is experienced and perceived within learning relationships. 
  3. Introduced to the concept of microaggressions.
  4. Introduced to the concepts of triggers.
  5. Discuss how microaggressions operate within social relationships.
  6. Discuss how microaggressions can influence learning relationships.
  7. Discuss how trigger "warnings" in course material can be reflective of your learning relationship with students.

Offering #1 (In-Person, main campus)

Thursday Mar 31

10:00 - 11:20 AM

Fir building, room 206

Offering #2 (Online, on Zoom)

Friday Apr 1

11:30 AM - 12:50 PM


Offering #3 (Blended, online & in-person)

Wednesday Apr 13

10:00 - 11:20 AM

Fir building, room 206, and Zoom

Sorry, registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact Centre for Teaching Excellence at or [email protected] for more information.