Elisa Michals


Contact Information

Benicia Hall 1038
(916) 278-7475

Office Hours

Spring 2018

Areas Research/Scholarly Activity

Using Drama to Increase Vocabulary aquisition in the Classroom
Effects/Impact of Community in the Classroom
Play-building- Why we need it to learn
Current brain research- classroom implications

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 10 - Critical Thinking for the Educated Person
  • EDUC 365 A/B/C/D - Fundamentals of Teaching
  • Sport, Physical Activity, Recreation for Kids (SPARK) workshops.
  • EDUC 317 - Visual and Performing Arts Teacher Methodology
  • EDUC 310B - Pedagogy of

Additional Courses Taught at Sac State

  • EDTE 21 - First Year Experience Freshman Seminar
  • EDTE 116 - Psychology of Instruction
  • EDTE 308 - Classroom Management Seminar
  • EDTE 226 - Strategies of Teaching Graduate Seminar
  • EDTE 227 - Issues in Curriculum Graduate Seminar
  • EDTE 371B - Classroom and Community Seminar
  • EDTE 310C - Pedagogy and Classroom Teaching Advanced Seminar
  • EDTE 100B - Phase One Single Subject Student Seminar on Pre-Service Teaching
  • EDTE 480A-C - Supervision of Student Teaching in Single Subjects and Multiple Subjects in all three phases
  • Physical Education Methodology for Elementary School Teaching (SPARK) Seminar: Instructional Strategies

Educational Degrees

2000 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Center for the Study of Curriculum and Instruction, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Kneading Communities, Culture and Narratives: Recipes, Reflections and Revelations- Using Drama to Create Community in the Classroom
Diploma of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Masters in Education (M.Ed.) Curriculum and Instruction. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Grade Ten Student Attitude towards Female Participation in Sport
Bachelor of Education, Drama and Physical Education Major
English Minor University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.
University of Victoria, British Columbia, Theater and Physical Education


Last updated: February 7, 2018
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