Nadja Cech teaches in the classroom

Award-winning professors Omar Ali (HonorsAfrican American and African Diaspora Studies and History) and Nadja Cech (Chemistry and Biochemistry) co-authored an article in Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed, where they present “Yes, and,” a concept derived from improvisational theatre, as a teaching-learning methodology that supports engaged experiential learning.

In this approach, the leader of the group and co-participants affirm each other and creatively build on what any and all bring to the conversation and activity at hand. The approach can enhance academic excellence by cultivating confidence, creativity, and collaboration.

View the article in Teaching and Learning in Higher Ed here.

For a pdf version of the article, click here.

 

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