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USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning
Wednesday, April 8 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
P31-Rehearsing Critical Thinking: Using the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy to Support Writing in the Theatre Classroom

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Wyatt Geist

This presentation describes the evolution of one graduate teaching assistant's approach to supporting student writing in the theatre classroom and suggests strategies for improving the quality of student responses in artist's journals. Artist's journals provide another rehearsal space in the theatre classroom, allowing students to plan, reflect, and create in a manner that supports their development as actors and prepares them to participate in collaboration and discussion. When students receive guidance through strategic instruction, practice, and self-evaluation based on Lorin Anderson's Revised Bloom's Taxonomy, artist's journals can also encourage critical thinking, turning low-stakes writing assignments into high-value learning opportunities. This poster session is relevant to those seeking a structured method for improving the quality of low-stakes writing in their own classrooms.

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Wyatt Geist

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Theatre), University of Georgia


Wednesday April 8, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hill Atrium/Pecan Tree Galleria
  • Poster Number Printed Poster 31