Opportunity: Participate in the TAG Living Lab for Educational Equity!

Terry* readers, more details below, but the TAG Living Lab  sounds like an amazing way to contribute to the academic culture of UBC. To find out more, be sure to attend the information session happening this Thursday, and confirm your attendance.

The Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth at UBC announces a new project:

TAG LIVING LAB — Walking the talk for educational equity

Be a part of:
-Improving educational equity at UBC
-Finding solutions to challenging classroom situations
-Creating awareness about real student experiences

Participants in the Living Lab Troupe will:

-commit 3 hours/week Sept-March (Tues/Thurs 3-4:30) plus one Sunday (Oct 4), and 3-5 paid performances
-engage in a collaborative process with a diverse group of students to devise interactive theatre sketches about challenging situations in the classroom
-perform sketches for the UBC teaching community
-dialogue with audiences about complexities and challenges in diverse and multicultural teaching and learning environments
-become part of a tight community of students: share your stories, learn from others, develop skills and expertise, take risks and have fun!

***Want to know more about TAG Living Lab? Come join us and learn more at an information session***
WHEN: September 10, 3-4pm
WHERE: Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth (TAG) seminar room, 2nd floor Irving K Barber Learning Centre. To get to TAG: Come through the library and to the right, past the water fountain and through the glass doors.
HOW: To reserve your spot email yael.harlap@ubc.ca
To express your interest in becoming a part of the TAG Living Lab Troupe, email yael.harlap@ubc.ca and tell us:
1. Why you’re interested &
2. What you have to contribute

Remember that we’re looking to create the most diverse possible group, representing all walks of life at UBC!

***You do not need theatre experience, just willingness and passion!***

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