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Teaching – Bix Gabriel

Teaching

Visiting Instructor, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

  • Fall 2018 and Spring 2019

Teaching a two-part first-year seminar course, “Coming to America: What is Immigrant Literature?” designed to teach students critical thinking, equip them with tools for academic expression, and provide a broad view of ‘immigrant literature’. 

Future Faculty Teaching Fellow, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

  • Spring 2018

Teaching a first-year seminar course in critical thinking and literature in conjunction with Butler University’s Visiting Writers Series.
Teaching “Introduction to Creative Writing: Prose” — fiction and creative nonfiction — to undergraduate students at the 200 level.

  • Fall 2017

Taught “Reading For Writing” a class on examining literature for craft to MFA students
Taught “Introduction to Creative Writing: Prose” — fiction and creative nonfiction — to undergraduate students at the 200 level.

Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

  • Spring 2017

Taught 200-level undergraduates “Introduction to Creative Writing: Fiction”.

  • Fall 2016

Taught undergraduate students at the 200 level a Literary Editing and Publishing class, where the students put together a literary magazine.

  • Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

Taught the discussion sections of an “Introduction to Creative Writing” — fiction and poetry — lecture class of undergraduate students at the 100 level.

Instructor, Lifelong Learning Center, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

  • Spring 2018

Teaching a six-week creative writing course, “Eat, Memory” on the Personal Essay to ‘lifelong’ students.

  • Fall 2017

Taught two sections (due to high enrollment) of a six-week course, “Write Every Day? Developing A Writing Habit through Short Fiction,” to ‘lifelong’ (continuing education) students

  • Spring 2017

Taught a six-week course, “In A Flash – 1,000 Word Fiction” to ‘lifelong’ students.

  • Fall 2016

Taught two sections (due to high enrollment) of a six-week course, “Telling My Tale: Memoir as a Form of Storytelling,” to ‘lifelong’ students.

  • Spring 2016

Taught a six-week course, “The Food of Fiction: A Workshop to Cook up Stories” to ‘lifelong’ students.

Creative Writing Instructor, Girls Inc., Bloomington, IN

  • Spring and Fall 2015

Ran creative writing workshops for students in grades 3-5 in a local after-school program.