On this episode of The Other Side of Campus, Jen and Stephanie invite Thea Woodruff, Director of Well-being in Learning Environments at the Counseling and Mental Health Center to talk about her initiative to help improve interactions between faculty and students in order to create a more effective teaching and learning environment (in person or online). We hope you enjoy this FUN and uplifting conversation!
ABOUT THE GUEST
Dr. Thea Woodruff coordinates the Well-Being in Learning Environments project, a project that works with faculty to imbed practices for improving student well-being in their classes. Thea also teaches courses as a lecturer in the College of Education at UT Austin. Areas of professional interest include research-based literacy practices in PK-12 settings, student motivation and identity, and effective instructional coaching practices. In her free time, Thea enjoys hanging out with her family, playing sports, and reading.
PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on June 22nd, 2021 via Zoom.
Assistant Producers/Hosts: Stephanie Seidel Holmsten, Jen Moon
(Intro theme features the following faculty in order: Jen Moon, Daron Shaw, Rich Reddick, Diane McDaniel Rhodes, Siobhan McCusker, Moriba Jah, and Stephanie Seidel Holmsten)
Music by Charlie Harper (www.charlieharpermusic.com)
Additional Background music by Charlie Harper, Scott Holmes, Ketsa, and Blue Dot Sessions
Produced by Michelle S. Daniel
Creator & Executive Producer: Mary C. Neuburger
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