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Erica Tobolski

Teaching Excellence Workshop:
Improve Your Classroom Voice

Erica Tobolski
Department of Theatre and Dance
September 8, 2010

Description

Good teaching is more than just presenting information. We want students to engage and get excited about what they are learning. Like an actor on stage, an instructor with a strong, dynamic voice in the classroom communicates information in an engaging way that excites students to learn. In this interactive workshop, learn practical exercises in order to better your breathing, projection and vocal dynamics. Learn how your voice can better reflect the passion for your discipline and, in turn, engender that passion in your students. Your classroom presence can go a long way in keeping your students focused and attentive and, in turn, keeping you energized throughout the semester.


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About the Facilitator

Erica Tobolski is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance, teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels in the areas of voice, speech, acting and dialects. Professor Tobolski works professionally as a Voice & Text Coach at leading theatres around the country and performs as an actress and voice-over artist.


This workshop is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence. For more information, please e-mail cte@sc.edu or call 803-777-8322.

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Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-8322 • cte@sc.edu