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.
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.
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 (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."