Keith teaches the architectural structures sequence at Drury and is a registered architect. He has taught full-time for twelve years and has developed a teaching repertoire of seventeen courses for architecture and engineering university degree granting programs. Keith created the parti pris pedagogy and the liberal engineering approach for teaching structures to architecture students in liberal arts contexts. He has authored more than thirty refereed papers and two dozen presentations regarding the nature of classroom technologies and pedagogy. He has presented his work at such venues as the University of Oxford and the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule(ETH). He received two national AIA awards for innovative curriculum development through the AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) BIM Awards.
Keith also received the President’s Award of Excellence for Committee Engagement, which recognized the collaborative efforts between Drury, the City of Joplin Parks and Recreation, and the Joplin community-at-large in the student design and construction of a volunteer tribute at Cunningham Park