Front Matter

Version: 2.1

This guidebook was originally researched, developed and written by Natalie Kouri-Towe and Myloe Martel-Perry (2021) under the title Better Practices in the Sexuality Classroom: Teaching Resources and Guides for Sustainable and Equitable Learning and revised. It was revised and republished under the new title, Better Practices in the Classroom: A Teaching Guidebook for Sustainable, Inclusive, and Equitable Learning from a Gender and Sexuality Studies Framework (2024) with the assistance of Linneah Reynolds and Margot Thorseth.


Accessibility Statement

This guidebook was designed with universal accessibility features in mind. Using available tools, we have checked to ensure it is compatible with screen readers in the online interactive Pressbooks and ebook versions. The guidebook is also available for download in EPUB, MOBI, and PDF formats.

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How to cite this document

Please reference original authors when citing sections that summarize information gathered from outside this text. For all other content in this document, please cite using the following information:

Authors: Natalie Kouri-Towe and Myloe Martel-Perry

Year: 2024

Title: Better Practices in the Classroom: A Teaching Guidebook for Sustainable, Inclusive, and Equitable Learning from a Gender and Sexuality Studies Framework

Place: Montreal, QC

Publisher: Concordia University Library Pressbooks

Copyright License: CC BY-SA 4.0

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Contact Info

For more support, help, resources, feedback, or to talk through any aspect of this document, please contact:

Natalie Kouri-Towe
Associate Professor, Simone de Beauvoir Institute
Concordia University
natalie.kouri-towe@concordia.ca

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Zotero

Using Zotero, we have created an open-access bibliography of all resources and references included within this guidebook.

As Zotero is an active library, we are consistently updating it, adding related readings and resources not necessarily included in the current version of this guidebook.

Want to get involved and help add to our library?

Email natalie.kouri-towe@concordia.ca to find out more.


Acknowledgements

Version 2.0 of this guidebook was designed and developed with the support of Linneah Reynolds and Margot Thorseth. In addition to thanking them for their hours of work to produce a beautiful and accessible interactive Pressbook for Better Practices, we would also like to thank the following people for providing support and feedback on versions of this document, including:

Danielle Bobker, Laura Copeland, Carly Daniel-Hughes, Jamilah Dei-Sharpe, Donna Kahérakwas Goodleaf,  Alex Ketchum, Marlihan Lopez, Gada Mahrouse, Kimberley Manning, and the hundreds of people who participated in workshops on this guidebook over the years.

Special thanks also go to Rachel Harris, who encouraged us to revise this guidebook as an Open Educational Resource through Concordia University’s Library Pressbooks.

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