"It has become clear to me that what I’m actually teaching, regardless of the topic or subject matter, is life. I’m teaching human beings how to fearlessly identify, use and serve the world with their gifts and talents. I am teaching them the very skills that we know will be demanded of humanity in the 21st century.” - Dr. Amma
Photos of Dr. Amma by the Center for Teaching and Learning (University of Georgia) for the 2016 Teacher of the Week profile.
WHAT STUDENTS SAY
“Her emphasis on the process of learning, not the result of it, requires tremendous trust in her scholartists, but it is that faith that empowers us to invest in the material and explore as a scholar should...
Dr. Amma does not force us to learn; she inspires us to do so.”
— Tyler Daugherty's student testimonial.
On the occasion of Dr. Amma's selection as
UGA's Center for Teaching and Learning's Teacher of the Week (Fall 2016)