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Innovating teaching and learning

The Center for Pedagogy in Arts and Design (C-PAD) is a cross-disciplinary center whose goal is to advance arts and design pedagogies, research, and professional development applicable to learning and teaching in all disciplines.

C-PAD is a partnership between the College of Arts and Architecture and Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State (TLT). We support our mission through a program for faculty Innovators in Residence, Discovery Grants for research, and an annual Teaching Award to reward excellence in pedagogy.

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News from A&A

Broadnax directs 'Thoughts of a Colored Man' on Broadway

Penn State Theatre Professor Steve H. Broadnax III is the director of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” which premiered on Broadway in October 2021 after runs in Syracuse and Baltimore.

Penn State Theatre Professor Steve H. Broadnax III is the director of “Thoughts of a Colored Man,” which premiered on Broadway in October 2021 after runs in Syracuse and Baltimore.


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Storytelling course to share perspectives of those experiencing climate change effects

Students would tap into an artistic means of storytelling to share perspectives of those grappling with the effects of climate change.
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Theatre alum premieres one-woman musical in New York City

Theatre alum Katie Nixon premieres her one-woman musical in New York City after touring to festivals in Canada and Washington, D.C.
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