Speaking about team-based learning, Christine Shea-Hunt says, “I’m very passionate about it.  I’ve seen students respond to it.  Attendance has gone up.  I just think it is an important way to increase student engagement and critical thinking, and so I take every opportunity I can to talk about it and share this teaching method with other faculty.”  To access the full transcript to Christine’s interview, please click here.

In this interview, Christine shares her enthusiasm and success with team-based learning, which she has been using in her classes for the past four years as an instructor of psychology.  You can view her Master Teacher Program poster from last year by clicking here.  She also discusses her experiences as a non-traditional student in higher education and her excitement about participating in events with other faculty and Professional Development Fellows.

About Christine Shea-Hunt

Picture of Christine Shea-HuntChristine has been teaching at Kirkwood for seven years.  She is currently in her fourth year as a full- time instructor.  Her degree is in Rehabilitation Counseling psychology, with a focus on mental health. Christine is passionate about Team-Based Learning, and will use KCELT as an outlet to educate others about the benefits of TBL. She teaches Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and College 101 in face-to-face and online formats.

 

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