Improv and Pedagogy
I enjoy engaging with students of all levels. Here are highlights and resources from some courses, as well as links to related activities. Please get in touch if you would like further information.
Some workshops I recently created...
Whose Class Is It Anyway? Improv as a Tool for Teaching and Learning, Faculty Learning Community of the National Institute on Scientific Teaching, online
Yes And! Improvisation as a Tool for Enhancing Teaching and Learning (joint with H. Barnes), Teaching Engagement Program, University of Oregon
Improv for STEM Communication, guest workshop in the Scientific and Technical Writing course, University of Oregon English/Composition Department
Whose Math Is It Anyway?, Math Monday, St. Mary's College of California
Whose Math Is It Anyway?, Colloquium, Bowling Green State University
Engaging Students and Building Community in Remote Classes, University of Idaho
March 2019 and 2020
Session on applying principles of improvisation in the classroom, for masters in teaching students in EDST 624 (Methods: Scientific Problem Solving), School of Education, University of Oregon
Ducks hiding in the library during the Math 458 Cryptography Scavenger Hunt