Teaching Innovations Office

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Laura Pipe

Coordinator of the Teaching Innovations Office

Laura Pipe is the coordinator of the Teaching Innovations Office implementing pan-university faculty development initiatives. Throughout her career, Laura has developed academically enriched programs that promote integrated learning, teaching innovations and faculty collaboration. Her expertise is in integrated and applied learning, and she serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Learning Communities Research and Practice. Laura completed her B.S. in Journalism (Texas Christian University), her M.S. in Higher Postsecondary Education (Syracuse University), and is completing her PhD in Kinesiology (UNCG). Her scholarly and teaching interests focus on action sports (bicycle motocross, skateboarding, stock car racing), and center on the construction and regulation of public and private space. Laura’s research continues to have exciting resonance with her philosophies in interdisciplinary and application-based learning.

Areas of focus: Teaching Innovations/Faculty Development, New Faculty Mentoring, New Faculty, Debra Turner Bailey Global Citizenship Lectures

Expertise: Integrated Learning, Applied/Problem-Based Learning, Collaborative Learning, Interdisciplinary Design, Curriculum Design


Support Staff

Marisa Gonzalez, Graduate Assistant, Email: mggonzal@uncg.edu