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Limed: Teaching with a Twist is a podcast that plays with pedagogy. Each episode features the voices and ideas of diverse faculty, staff, and students who workshop our guest’s real challenges and opportunities for their classrooms. The show is produced in collaboration with the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University and was created and developed by Matt Wittstein, an Associate Professor of Exercise Science. New episodes release on the third Monday of every month.

Want to learn more? Contact Matt (mwittstein@elon.edu).

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Place-Based Learning Along the Duwamish

Limed: Teaching with a Twist – Episode 3 Dr. Ben Machado, from South Seattle College, recently received a grant to incorporate place-based learning into his introductory biology classroom. Panelists Kelsey Bitting, Scott Morrison, and Dani Toma-Harrold provide ideas and insight…

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Show Credits

Matt Wittstein – Creator and developer

Matt Wittstein is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science at Elon University and a live-in faculty member for one of the university’s residential neighborhoods (The Oaks and Park Place Neighborhood). His scholarly and professional interests include music and movement; inclusive and equitable teaching in STEM; mentoring undergraduate research; and learning and student development beyond the classroom. As an avid podcast listener, Matt is excited and hopeful that Limed: Teaching with a Twist will open up thoughtful conversation about our teaching practices and connect educators with people and resources to keep their classrooms fun, energized, and full of deep learning.

Dhvani Toprani – Producer

Dhvani Toprani is an Instructional Technologist at Elon University with a PhD in Learning, Design, and Technology. She believes in technology’s ability to transform teaching and learning if we learn to effectively collaborate with and around it. Her research focuses on integrating technology in learning environments to promote collaboration, design thinking, and other higher-order thinking skills. Her work at Elon University focuses on building digital fluency among university’s faculty and staff to support the design of technology enabled learning environments. 

Music and Art

Themes and music composed and produced by Kai Mitchell, Elon University Music Production and Recording Arts class of 2024. Kai produces music and releases it across streaming platforms with the producer’s name KVI. You can follow Kai on Instagram @theofficial_kvi.

Show art was created by Jennie Goforth, managing editor for the Center for Engaged Learning.

The Center for Engaged Learning uses Rev to create transcripts for each episode.

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Rethinking Student Engagement, Post-COVID

Limed: Teaching with a Twist – Episode 2 Dr. Chris Trimby from the University of Delaware wants to rethink how to engage his physiology students as we emerge from COVID. Panelists Derek Bruff, Ellery Ewell, and Jen Uno discuss how…

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Critical Service Learning: Letters with Incarcerated People

Limed: Teaching with a Twist – Episode 1 Dr. Lucy Arnold from the University of North Carolina Charlotte shares with the show her plans for having students write letters with incarcerated people. Panelists Vanessa Drew-Branch, Phillip Motley, and Sophie Miller…

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Limed: Teaching with a Twist is a podcast that plays with pedagogy. Each episode features the voices and ideas of diverse faculty, staff, and students who workshop our guest’s real challenges and opportunities for their classrooms. The show is produced in…