Contributions to Excellence in Teaching

Documentation of artistic excellence in teaching and coaching students reflected by course assignments that exceed the University workload policy of 3/3 course assignment and continued appointment to serve as area coordinator.

        • Taught 5/6 classes each semester in the Department of Theatre Arts.
        • Taught 2 classes during summer school in the Department of Theatre Arts.
        • Served as area coordinator of the playwriting minor.
        • Guided and supported students through ongoing advisement sessions.
        • In fall 2013 completed process to rename Creative Drama course to become "Creativity in Life and Theatre" along with transitioned course methodology.
        • Extended learning beyond the classroom through student attendance at local theatrical productions followed by analysis and discussion.

Classes Taught

Fall 2013

            • Acting Techniques 1
            • Playwriting 1
            • Playwriting 3
            • Play Analysis
            • Playwriting Seminar 1
            • Creativity in Life and Theatre

Spring 2014

            • Acting Techniques 2
            • Playwriting 2
            • Playwriting Seminar 2
            • Play Analysis
            • Creativity in Life and Theatre

Summer 2014

            • Introduction to Theatre
            • Independent Study: Performance