Video by Jeffrey Pohorski
In WHY I TEACH, Mutòpe Johnson, a lecturer of art and design at UW-Whitewater, talks about how he encourages students to think about ideas in a very creative way.
“You don’t have to be an artist in order to think creatively. I find myself being a friend, counselor, professor. I think that we can be effective when you care. So that’s where I am. I care, and I know that students care.”
(UW-Whitewater video by Jeffrey Pohorski)
WHY I TEACH is a series about the dedicated professionals at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, including professors, coaches, advisors and other staff members, who make every day a teachable moment — and every place a learning place — by their expertise and example.