Improv to Improve Science Communication and Teaching [1/2C]

Days and times (Spring 2020): 2:00-4:00 pm |Wednesdays
Instructor: Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel
Location
: Engineering Hall 2540
Credit information: 1 credit (MSE 803)

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Satisfies prerequisite toward the Delta Certificate: Half Course

Using the storytelling and character-development techniques of theatrical improvisation, participants will build confidence, teamwork, leadership, listening and decision-making skills through the performance of short games and scenes. Participants will be able to better think on their feet, manage a constructivist classroom, and communicate science more effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences. Each session will be comprehensive, diverse, and dynamic (in addition to being a lot of fun), and will build on the skills from the week before. Due to the sequential nature of the class and the necessity of building a supportive learning community, please defer taking the course if you know in advance that your schedule will require you to miss more than two classes.

 

[C] = course, [LC] = learning community, [1/2C] = Half course
To join an Internship cohort, you will need: 1C (internship overview here)
To join a Certificate cohort, you will need: 2C + LC + internship (certificate overview here)