My work as a teacher has ranged from coaching rowing and teaching music in the public schools to one day workshops for arts nonprofits, teaching arts entrepreneurship in the UW Business School, and participating on the collaborative team behind the Shakespeare in Community MOOC.
Throughout 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a series of free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Shakespeare in Community begins as a MOOC but it is also a massive public digital humanities event. The course introduces a broad audience of learners to Shakespeare, as we collectively read, watch, and engage with four plays.
UW Arts Enterprise is a three-credit semester long course offered in partnership with UW Continuing Studies, Bolz Center for Arts Administration, and the UW School of Business. The course is focused on creative entrepreneurship – exploring the field, building skills, and helping other people learn how to make things happen.
HOLDING HISTORY is a new public humanities program that invites audiences to hold, explore, and even take pictures of some of the most important books ever printed. At its core, Holding History is the Wisconsin Idea in action: the project not only welcomes public audiences into UW-Madison’s Special Collections, but also provides a forum for … Continue reading Holding History