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Teaching approach

Each lecture starts with a series of brief and polished summary power point slides from previous material taught in class and proceeds then with a black board lecture or in class demonstration. The evaluation is based on many different methods including: regular exams (3 per semesters), weekly quizzes, regular homework, a final written (and oral on a volunteer basis) project, and the Just in Time Teaching (JiTT) method which make use of a short "warm-up" handed out the day before each class with a few short questions that the students have to answer before class, and a sort "puzzle" assigned a day or two before each class and to be turned in by the students at the beginning of each lecture. 

Principal Lecturer
  • Qualitative Methods in Physics (2014)
  • Graduate Journal Club (2014)
  • Modern lab (2014)
  • Qualitative Methods in Physics (2013)
  • Graduate Journal Club (2013)
  • Electricity and Magnetism I for senior undergraduate students (2008-2012)
  • Electricity and Magnetism II for senior undergraduate students (2009-2013)
  • Special topics for graduate and undergraduate students (2009-2011)
Guest Lecturer
  • Presented two guest lectures for the  Aerosol Chemistry Class (primary instructor: Lynn Mazzoleni)
  • Guest lecturer (2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab demonstration) during the Atmospheric Research Class (primary instructor: Louisa Kramer)

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