IUP’s Center For Teaching Excellence announced that Assistant Professor Jason Chimonides has been awarded a Teaching Excellence Award for his approach to the large course sections of Introduction to Theater.
Chimonides is leading the way in distance education at IUP with his Introduction to Theater (THTR 101) courses. Using blogs and links to YouTube and other streaming media, he brings theater closer.
“I want to work with students from where they are, and build on that,” he says.
The resident playwright for IUP’s Department of Theater and Dance, Chimonides will next be developing an on-line version of his popular Playwriting course (THTR 347).