Megan Lewis on Collaborative Learning

 

Faculty Voices Videos:  Megan Lewis - Theater

 

Megan Lewis on Collaborative Learning

To understand what I think about collaborative learning, you have to understand what I think about theater.” –Dr. Megan Lewis, Assistant Professor, Theater

 

What we are modeling for them is how to collaborate, in other words, how to be professional theater people.” –Dr. Megan Lewis, Theater

 

We specifically put a group of people together who otherwise may not ever have had conversations with each other, and they ended up creating a really stellar piece of work that was addressing the very kinds of dyamics that would have kept them apart in the first place.” –Dr. Megan Lewis, Theater

 

Why do I care about the stakes of representation? Why do I care about the the way in which we other people and debase them and degrade them? It's because I grew up on the privileged side of apartheid in South Africa.” –Dr. Megan Lewis, Theater

 

How do you create a safe space for people of color and white students simultaneously, in a predominantly white institution like UMass?” –Dr. Megan Lewis, Theater