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March 4, 2022 - Northern Kentucky University will give a glimpse into the world of higher education by offering free virtual classes and lectures for two days that cover a wide variety of subjects with its fourth annual Making Teaching Public celebration March 14-15. This is a fully virtual event, and all guests will join online.

Making Teaching Public is designed to be a convenient opportunity for the community to explore NKU through interesting classes at various times. There will be 16 courses available for anyone to attend, including classes on French Canadian Literature, Media Aesthetics, General Chemistry, Hispanic Drama, Intro to Psychology, and many more.

“This event is a personal favorite of mine, as it allows NKU to showcase the great work of the faculty to the world,” NKU President Ashish Vaidya said. “Making our learning ‘public’ allows the community to experience what is at the heart of a college education. From students, parents, alumni and community members, Making Teaching Public allows for inspiring engagement.”

Open Classes include:

Monday, March 14

·      CHE 121: General Chemistry II, Dr. John Farrar // 9-9:50 a.m.

·      MUSM 394/HNR 330: Art and Community, Dr. Leanne Wood // 10-10:50 a.m.

·      PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology, Dr. Kim Breitenbecher // 11-11:50 a.m.

·      EMB 140: Media Aesthetics, Tracy Songer / John Gibson // 11-11:50 a.m.

·      EDU 522: The Mindful Helpful Professional, Dr. Mark Wasicsko // 12-1 p.m.

·      FRE 481: French Canadian Literature, Illiana Rosales Figueroa // 12-12:50 p.m.

·      EDS 322: Instructional Plan for Inclusive Elementary Classrooms, Dr. Bianca Prather-Jones // 12:30-3:15 p.m.

·      INF 201: Foundations for Informatics Professionals, Juliane Stockman // 1-1:50 p.m.

·      MGT 310: Leading High Performance Teams, Dr. Jacki Perrmann-Graham // 2-3:15 p.m.

·      ASE 330/HNR 310: Human Computer Interaction, Dr. Nicholas Caporusso // 2-3:15 p.m.

·      GER 323: German Prose Fiction: From Grimm to Disney, Andrea Fieler // 2-3:15 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 15

·      JOU 346: Copy Editing and Design, Dr. Steve Bien-Aime // 9:25-10:40 a.m.

·      LIN 175: Information Literacy, Lynn Warner // 10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

·      INF 128: Principles of Informatics, Dr. Gary Newell // 10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

·      MUSA 120/MUSA 220/MUSA 320: Applied Piano, Dr. Richard Van Dyke // 12:15-1:15 p.m.

·      SPI 322: Hispanic Drama, Kajsa Larson // 1:40-2:55 p.m. 

To learn more or to register for a class, click HERE.

About NKU: Founded in 1968, NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Kentucky and bustling downtown Cincinnati. We are a regionally engaged university committed to empowering our students to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives. While we are one of the fastest-growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names. For more information, visit