“Yes, and” as Teaching-Learning Methodology

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“Yes, and” as Teaching-Learning Methodology

September 6, 2017

Award Winning Professors Nadja Cech (Chemistry and Biochemistry) and Omar Ali (HonorsAfrican American and African Diaspora Studies and History)  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.

For a pdf version of the article, click here.