Teaching Portfolio

Faculty Development

Public Scholarship Series

Partnering with colleagues from Emory, Baylor, and Harvard, I developed and launched a statement of achievement series on public scholarship. This series has resulted in a conference talk at the Engaging Open Social Scholarship gathering, and an article in the public humanities journal, Pop! Public. Open. Participatory. My favorite result of the workshop series, however, … More Public Scholarship Series

Digital Humanities Series

This workshop sequence is designed to support faculty members who are interested in digital projects in the classroom but don’t know where to start and to offer a space for conversation between those interested in DH and digital pedagogy across disciplines that tend to be siloed from one another. Though the platforms modeled in this … More Digital Humanities Series

Emory Foundations for Online Teaching

Leading a teaching team through curriculum development and offering this fully online course, I taught best practices for online pedagogy to graduate students from many different disciplines. In order to earn a series of micro-credentialing badges, students read critical DH pedagogy and develop an online learning module in a caring community. The final module includes … More Emory Foundations for Online Teaching


Both as co-instructor and as the leader of a teaching team, I facilitated this graduate teacher training program that introduces participants to digital tools and technologies to use in their teaching and research. Participants are introduced to digital tools, discuss practical and theoretical models for digital scholarship, and receive assistance in developing materials for their … More TPC+R

Teaching with Technology

I redesigned and updated the existing workshop sequence on integrating technology in the classroom. Always focusing on learning outcomes and best practices in technology integration, I added sessions on H5P assessments and revised the way we support the development of educational videos and the use of Panopto assessments for student engagement. Series Description The Teaching … More Teaching with Technology

Course Development & Pedagogy Series

The pandemic led to a focus on using technology well in ways that promoted learning outcomes. Realizing that answering this need also overshadowed a traditional focus on course design and effective teaching, I developed a series on course design with partner facilitators across campus. Sequence Description The Course Development and Pedagogy Series will introduce participants … More Course Development & Pedagogy Series

University Courses

Writing about Literature: Journeying through Faerie

In this FYC course, students study and write fairy tales to share with young children at a reading event and with the larger public through digital storytelling. … More Writing about Literature: Journeying through Faerie

Expository Writing: Choose Your Own Adventure

Working with Storium in the classroom gives student texts central place in creating a collaborative learning environment. … More Expository Writing: Choose Your Own Adventure

Exploring Victorian Medievalism in a Major Authors Course

Throughout this major authors, writing-intensive course, students examine the reception of the Middle Ages inherited from the Romantics and Victorians. The guiding question is: What cultural work does the reception of past stories and forms (whether revivals or rejections) accomplish? … More Exploring Victorian Medievalism in a Major Authors Course

Technology to Improve Learning

Teaching is not a matter of following recipes but ultimately requires teachers who are able to make wise situated judgments about what is educationally desirable. Gert Biesta, The Beautiful Risk of Education Technology to Improve Learning is a required class for the School of Education at the University of South Dakota. My primary goal for … More Technology to Improve Learning

Learning Cultural Criticism through Smoking Literature

We stylize ourselves through gestures “with respect to the world (work), to others (communication), and to ourselves (ritual).” Vilém Flusser I am currently developing my dream class on Victorian depictions of smoking for the honors program at the University of South Dakota. This course will draw on my own research presented at the Victorians Institute and make use of digital … More Learning Cultural Criticism through Smoking Literature