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Teaching as Performance

While none of our faculty members would say that teaching is purely entertainment, many would argue that an engaging teaching persona helps energize learning in the classroom.





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CAMS 226: Teaching as Performance (Flash Video 16.5MB Aug31 09) (4:22 min)
Carol reveals the performative elements in her own teaching style and how they open a space for student engagement.

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French 101: Teaching as Performance (Flash Video 11.3MB Sep2 09) (2:58 min)
Christine discusses the function of her teaching "character" and how it advances the learning of the students

Teaching with the Body
Studio Art 122: Teaching with the Body (Flash Video 15MB Mar25 09) (3:58 min)
Stephen describes how his physical presentation enhances both the affective learning of students as well as developing their awareness of more bodily ways of "knowing."