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Teaching

Teaching Experience

  • 2017, Environmental Services Association of Alberta
    Instructor, PFAS:  Beyond the Fundamentals (with Andrew Thalheimer)
  • 2011, SUNY-University at Buffalo
    Guest lecturer, Surface Processes and Hydrology II (GLY 313)
    Topic: Contaminant hydrology.
  • 2010, SUNY-University at Buffalo
    Guest lecturer, Hydrogeology (GEOL 414/514)
    Topic: Contaminant hydrology.
  • 2007, Queen’s University Department of Civil Engineering
    Head teaching assistant, Chemistry for Civil Engineering (CIVL 210)
    Led a team of five graduate teaching assistants in delivering course content for 134 students.
    Delivered lecture content on electrochemistry and redox reactions. Led tutorials and review sessions.
    Awarded Outstanding Teaching Assistant award.
  • 2007, Queen’s University Department of Civil Engineering
    Curriculum developer, Chemistry for Civil Engineering (CIVL 210)
    Created the laboratory component for a new course in chemistry. Responsible for the design of five laboratory experiments, including lab activities, marking schemes, equipment and instructions for TAs. Developed exercises and grading schemes for student evaluation.
  • 2004, Queen’s University Department of Civil Engineering
    Guest lecturer, Civil Engineering Design Project (CIVL 467)
    Topic: Cold-region PCB remediation.

Professional Development

  • 2010
    Workshop participant, SERC On the Cutting Edge Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty: Preparing for an Academic Career in the Geosciences.
    Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • 2009-2010
    Workshop participant, UB post-doctoral fellow teaching & learning certificate program
    SUNY-University at Buffalo
  • 2007
    Participant, Workshop Series for Teaching Assistants,
    Centre for Teaching and Learning, Queen’s University
    – Setting and Maintaining Good Classroom Tone
    – Making Tutorials Work
    – Teaching by Asking: Using Questions for Deeper Learning
    – Equality in the Classroom.
  • 2007
    Teaching and Learning for Engineers
    Credit course in teaching methods,  Queen’s University Department of Chemical Engineering
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