Spotlighting Teaching Innovation at UTC
The Walker Center’s “On the Cutting Edge” is an occasional essay series by UTC faculty spotlighting teaching innovation across the UTC campus. Interested faculty are encouraged to explore WCTL’s Innovation Grants webpage and Experiential Learning Resources through ThinkAchieve: Beyond the Classroom for teaching innovation support. Read archived faculty features below.
Jessica Auchter, Department of Political Science and Public Service
Jessica received a WCTL HIP Grant that allowed students to develop their own advocacy project in collaboration with Scholars at Risk.
Susan Eckelmann Berghel, History
The class visited the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and applied their experience to develop a local exhibit regarding the civil rights movement in Chattanooga.
Drew Bailey, Health and Human Performance
Drew received a WCTL HIP Grant and Experiential Learning Designation for his HHP 2020 Outdoor Leadership class, where students participated in the design and installation of outdoor educational elements for local public school children.