Dr. Teresa Fishman (Clemson University) will be giving a talk on 15 May 2018

Dr. Teresa Fishman (Clemson University)
Title of the talk: Authenticity in Learning and Assessment via Problem-based Experiential, and
Improvisational Pedagogy
Time/Place: Tuesday, 15 May 2018, EF 116
Brief description of the talk:
While many studies lead us to the conclusion that active student engagement is key to both
authentic learning and maintaining academic integrity, "content delivery" still remains a
dominant classroom strategy. This discussion will suggest ways to incorporate innovative
participatory pedagogy and practices to effect greater engagement, authenticity, and experiential
learning into both day-to-day learning and assessment. Questions and discussion are actively
Bio of the speaker:
Dr. Teresa Fishman is the Director of the International Center for Academic Integrity, an
Academic Center housed within the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University. Her work
is interdisciplinary and addresses topics that include the rhetoric of police writing, identity in
online environments and the teaching of multi-media literacy as well as topics related to practical
ethics and academic integrity. Long before completing her PhD at Purdue University in Rhetoric
and Composition and working as a faculty member in English and Communication, she worked
as a police officer and deputy sheriff. She believes that personal and systemic integrity in
education, communication and media are essential for creating and maintaining peaceful,
sustainable and just societies.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018