Teaching

Associate Instructor, A103: Search for Life in the Universe

Fall 2020

Introductory course for non-majors. Responsibilities included grading, holding office hours, and giving feedback to 200 students. Topics included: How life began on Earth; looking for life in the solar system; looking for life around other stars; what environments are needed and how a specific environment could be habitable.

Associate Instructor, A105: Stars and Galaxies

Spring 2020

Introductory course for non-majors. Responsibilities included grading, holding office hours, and giving feedback to 250 students. Aided Professor in converting the course to Online during COVID-19 pandemic. Topics included: The electromagnetic spectrum; spectral lines of point-like and extended objects; using Photoshop to create astronomical images from broadband and narrowband images.

Associate Instructor, A107: Art of Astronomy

Fall 2019

Introductory course for non-majors. Responsibilities included grading, holding office hours, and giving feedback to 120 students. Topics included: The electromagnetic spectrum; spectral lines of point-like and extended objects; using Photoshop to create astronomical images from broadband and narrowband images.

UG Teaching Assistant, A105: Stars and Galaxies

Spring 2019

Introductory course for non-majors. Responsibilities included grading classwork and helping 150-250 students understand new material. Topics included: The basic structure of our local neighborhood; the structure and evolution of the Sun and other stars; the properties, formation, and evolution of galaxies; the large-scale structure of the Universe; and the origin and fate of the Universe.

UG Grader, J112: Intro to College Math II

Spring 2019

Two courses in the Spring semester and one in the Fall semester. Responsibilities included grading and providing feedback on homework for 30-40 students per course. Topics included: Algebraic operations and equations; functions and graphing; polynomials; exponential and logarithmic functions.

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