Laura Pipe directs 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 inclusive teaching and integrated learning, and she serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Learning Communities Research and Practice and is a Consulting Editor for the journal College Teaching. Laura completed her B.S. in Journalism (Texas Christian University), her M.S. in Higher Postsecondary Education (Syracuse University), and her Ph.D. in Kinesiology (UNCG). Her scholarly and teaching interests focus on the construction and regulation of public and private space through examining action sports (bicycle motocross, skateboarding, stock car racing) and the impact of sport and physical active in Native communities of North America. Laura’s research continues to have exciting resonance with her philosophies in interdisciplinary and application-based learning.
Area(s) of focus: Teaching Innovations/Faculty Development
Expertise: Integrated Learning, Applied/Problem-Based Learning, Collaborative Learning, Inclusive Teaching
Academic Home: Kinesiology