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Top 10 Tips for Teaching Online with Claire Carolan PhD | CITT/ICTS Webinar

Stage Directions • Industry News • August 25, 2020

CITT/ICTS would like to invite you to join scenographer and educator Claire Carolan PhD in a presentation sure to help any educator get ready for the first day of school. This webinar is scheduled for Wednesday September 2, 2020, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT.

As Carolan’s primary research has largely been focused on teaching technical theatre in an online or distance education setting, she has some wonderful insights that will help you run your classes more smoothly and help make your delivery more engaging to your students.

This presentation will be happening from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday September 2,2020. Please use the Zoom link below to register. Carolan’s session will be approx. 45 minutes long with some time for questions afterwards. Please note that this presentation will be recorded.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: September 2, 2020 01:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Further information from CITT/ICTS:
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About the Presenter
Claire Carolan PhD has been a scenographer in Western Canada since 1992 and an educator since 1995, and continues to design and teach in the Lower Mainland. Unable to decide on a favorite department, Carolan works most often in lighting and set design, scenic art, and properties. She has taught at the college level for the Douglas College Stagecraft program and the Mount Royal College Department of Theatre and Speech. Claire was the properties master at the University of Calgary from 2004-2010. She currently teaches a wide range of education, performance, history, and technical courses at Simon Fraser University and the University of the Fraser Valley. She has a keen interest in theatre education and defended her interdisciplinary doctoral dissertation, Undergraduate Lighting Design Curriculum and Pedagogy in Canada, at the University of Victoria in 2019. In 2015 she launched the Tri-University Colloquium for Theatre and Performance Research which has presented over 80 papers and performances at its annual conference and is presently moving to a digital journal format. Her research practice is largely focused on teaching technical theatre in an online or distance education setting. Carolan’s work has been published in TRiC/RTAC: Theatre Research in Canada, Canadian Theatre Review, Musicological Explorations, and Blue Pages: The Society of British Theatre Designers.


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