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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDTR 287 - Improv For Educators

Teaches Spolin-style improvisational theater fundamentals, activities, and techniques for use by higher education instructors. Students will use improv and theater games to develop effective communication skills, efficacy, mindfulness, classroom management skills, and reflexive teaching skills. Students will also learn improvisational theater activities for use in their own classrooms to help college students improve creativity, personal accountability, concentration, organizational skills, verbal and nonverbal communication skills, comprehension and listening skills. Improv techniques will emphasize student engagement and differentiated instruction and appeal to multiple intelligences and learning styles. Pass/Fail grades will be given. Prerequisite(s): None.
(PCS 1.6, 1 credit hour - 1 hour lecture, 0 hours lab)