Teaching

I became interested in teaching and mentoring began the after the semester of my junior year when I was offered a unique opportunity to be the first undergraduate to TA Thermal-Fluids Engineering II. Holding office hours was an amazing and gratifying experience. Every week I helped 10-20 students understand a complex and interesting topic. The experience was so rewarding that, even though I have an NSF fellowship, for the last three years I volunteered to be the TA and mentor for a new Global Engineering project class. I also have elected to take classes in education and mentor students in fabrication and design at the MIT MakerWorkshop.

MIT TA Experience

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I was offered a unique opportunity to be the first undergraduate TA for Thermal-Fluids Engineering II. I was the first undergraduate student to TA this class. My responsibilities included managing a team of graders, reviewing tests and problem sets, writing answer keys, and holding office hours. Holding office hours was an amazing and gratifying experience. Every week I helped 10-20 students understand a complex and interesting topic.

Over the last three years I volunteered to be the TA and mentor for Global Engineering (since I have an NSF fellowship it was completely optional) and a group for the class. This is a new class upper level undergrad/grad class created by Professor Winter. The goal of this class is a new project class designed to teach students how to apply rigorous engineering theory to address global design problems. As the TA I helped shape the curriculum of the class, assisted students with their design, helped students fabricate their projects, created special teaching activities, and ran these activities. As a mentor I work one on one with a six person project group assisting them with any issues that they have, providing them with feedback, and holding design reviews.


EDU T127 Project: Designing Effective Learning Spaces

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With technology progressing and curriculum design advancing what a learning space is also needs to evolve. I am working on figuring out what needs a modern learning space needs to address and what it will look like. To do this I surveyed, interviewed, and obtained feedback from students at the Harvard graduate school of education. I then used the Launchpad space as a test case for what creating a modern learning space would look like.