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The Center for Teaching and Learning Welcomes Sarah Beal to our Team
Sarah Beal (she/her) is the new Professional Development Specialist in the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Graduate College at Kent State University. In this new position, Sarah is developing new engaged programming to support the teaching and professional needs of graduate student instructors and teaching assistants. Sarah holds a PhD in Classical Archaeology from the University of Cincinnati, where she studied the dining practices in the city of Athens during the mid-3rd century CE. While in Cincinnati, she gave over 50 presentations in classrooms and retirement communities as part of UC Classics’ award-winning Outreach Program. Sarah’s teaching focuses on designing student-centered learning environments that are active and inclusive, and she is interested in incorporating gamification and game-design principles into the classroom. In her free time, Sarah enjoys Dungeons and Dragons, video games, and sports car racing.
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