Bringing Graphic Novels to the Classroom
Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Harold Washington Library Center
Bringing graphic novels to the classroom enhances student engagement across the curriculum. Professor Turtel Onli and Dr. Auburn E. Ellis share their insights, experiences and practices using graphic novels to aid in learning, conflict resolution and positive fantasy building for educators, students and fans of all ages. Professor Onli is an adjunct professor in art appreciation and studio drawing at Harold Washington College and recently retired from Chicago Public Schools, where he was an arts educator. Dr. Ellis is a visual artist based in Chicago. Working as an art instructor for Chicago Public Schools since 2007, Dr. Ellis has a wealth of experience developing curriculum and assessment. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit Rhythmistic Journey: The Art Enterprises of Turtel Onli, on view January 9 – February 27, 2015 in the 8th Floor North Exhibit Cases.