Faculty-submitted resources for your class

Discover helpful activities, teaching practices, and other methods shared by SFU faculty and instructional staff to bring conditions for well-being to life in your own learning environment.


Resources for "inclusivity"

  • Creating Class Guidelines for Working Together
    Use this class guidelines activity to respect difference and create a safe place for discussion.

  • English as an Additional Language (SFU)
    SFU has a variety of academic resources and support structures for EAL students, many of which have been compiled in this brief document.

  • First Day and Midterm Questionnaires
    To enhance the relationship between the instructor and students in the class by using a student-centered approach to cater course content that better suits different learning preferences.

  • Inclusive Classrooms Checklist
    Kathleen Burke and her colleague Brett Lyons co-created a checklist and resources for inclusive classrooms that are being used to foster inclusivity within the Beedie School of Business.

  • Intercultural Competencies
    Intercultural competencies are abilities that help you work with and learn from people of other cultures. Explore the SFU Library’s training guide on intercultural communication, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Interculture Awareness Resources
    Explore videos, infographics, and resources to learn how to better foster inclusivity by supporting EAL (English as an Additional Language) students.

  • LGBTQIA2S+ Resources
    This is intended to be a draft/work-in-progress list of resources to support SFU FHS faculty in creating a safer and more inclusive university environment for trans, gender non-binary, and other gender diverse students, research participants, staff, faculty, and other community stakeholders. Please send updates, additions, and feedback to and Resources compiled at/after discussion at FC, January 16, 2020.

  • Pronoun Etiquette Cheat Sheet
    Adam Dyck creates an inclusive classroom by supporting the declaration of self-identified pronouns in a “pronoun round” as part of introductions at the beginning of the semester.

  • San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training (PHSA)
    The PHSA (Provincial Health Services Authority) of BC delivers the San'yas: Indigenous Cultural Safety Program, a valuable resource in fostering inclusivity in your classroom.

  • Supporting EAL Learners
    The SFU Centre for Educational Excellence (CEE) provides support, resources, and consultations for SFU’s multilingual teaching and learning community. Find a wide range of workshops, resources, and tools to support students who use English as an additional language.

  • Ten Strategies for Inclusivity in Remote or Online Learning Environments
    The following PDF includes strategies for faculty and instructors to enhance inclusivity in their courses, in particular for remote or online learning environments. To learn more about student well-being, check out the Well-being in Learning Environments initiative, a collaboration between Health Promotion and the Centre for Educational Excellence.

  • Tips for an Accessible Learning Environment
    Explore these tips for creating an Accessible Learning Environment.

  • Trans and queer supportive spaces: resource guide
    his online resource guide includes toolkits, reports, graphics, and additional resources to learn more about how to contribute to a more inclusive learning environment.

  • Universal Design for Learning in Post-secondary Education
    The Teaching and Learning Centre has shared a guide on the 9 Principles of Universal Design, with clear examples and suggestions on how to implement each principle both in the classroom as well as online in a Canvas course.