Teaching Roles and Responsibilities

Graduate Laboratory Teaching Assistant

  • Introduction to Neurobiology (Summer 2011)
  • Department of Vision Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham at Dauphin Island Sea Lab,  Dauphin Island, AL
  • 3 credits
  • Undergraduate Neuroscience students
  • During this 2-week lab intensive undergraduate course, I instructed laboratory activities and experiments, provided assistance to laboratory activities as needs, and graded exams.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

  • MTH 161 (Calculus I, Fall 2008 and Fall 2007)
    MTH 141 (Calculus IA, Fall 2009 and Spring 2010)
  • Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
  • Each course 4 credits
  • MTH 161 (Mostly Freshman Engineering, Science, or Math majors); MTH 141 (Mostly Freshman Pre-Medical students, non-science humanities, social science majors)
  • I instructed recitations, which included reviewing practice problems, guided students through problems they had with course material, and administered quizzes I wrote. I assisted with weekly office hours. As the lead teaching assistant for the online homework system, Webwork, I provided guidance to students via email. I graded midterm and final exams.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

  • MTH 200 (Advanced Mathematics, Spring 2008)
  • Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
  • 4 credits
  • Mostly Math majors and minors
  • I held weekly office hours and graded weekly homework assignments.

Undergraduate Teaching Intern

  • PHY 121 (Mechanics, Spring 2009)
    PHY 113 (Mechanics, Fall 2008)
  • Department of Physics, University of Rochester
  • Each course 4 credits
  • PHY 121 (Mostly engineering students); PHY 113 (Mostly Pre-Medical students)
  • I instructed workshops where students works on problem sets in groups. The goal was to guide students through the process of solving physics problems.