Teaching Development

English 903: Teaching College English

  • Assisted in the planning and design of Professor Christopher Highley’s MRS 695: “Elizabeth I, Life, Literature, Legend” course.
  • I attended every class meeting, taught a few lectures (Elizabethan portraiture; the Armada & the Tilbury Speech; cinematic representations of Elizabeth I’ “Tilbury Speech”), and considered the importance of designing a syllabus and specific writing assignments.   Fall 2010.
Pedagogical Workshops
  • Workshop Participant, “Collecting and Making Sense of Student Feedback,” University Center for the Advancement for Teaching. The Ohio State University, Jan. 14, 2012.
  • Workshop Participant, “Course Design Institute.”University Center for the Advancement for Teaching. The Ohio State University, 12/13- 12/14, 12/17- 12/19/2012.
  • Workshop Participant, “Stand up for Shakespeare America: Royal Shakespeare Company/The Ohio State University Partnership.” Dir. Brian Edmiston. The Ohio State University, July 13-17, 2010.
  • Workshop Participant, “Close Reading without Readings.” Dir. Stephen Booth. Shakespeare Association of America, Chicago. Spring 2010.
English 520: Shakespeare Observations 
  • I spent one quarter observing Hannibal Hamlin’s English 520.02: Weird Shakespeare Course, in order to learn how to teach Shakespeare’s less canonical and less frequently taught plays (King John, Merry Wives of Windsor, Troilus and Cressida, All’s Well That Ends Well, Timon of Athens, & Pericles)
  • I observed Professor Richard Dutton’s English 520: Shakespeare course for the duration of the Richard II & 1 Henry IV units

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