University Teaching Experience
SSC 200 – Introduction to Soil Science Lab
North Carolina State University: Spring 2013, Fall 2012
Description: Facilitated 24 students each semester in calculations, activities, and discussion for the introduction lab. Developed course materials can be found here.
SSC 511 – Graduate Soil Physics Lab
North Carolina State University: Fall 2012
Description: Taught pre lab lectures, ran hands on lab activities, and graded lab reports for 18 graduate students
AGRON 515: Soil Genesis and Classification
Kansas State University: Spring 2010
Description: Was a lab TA, teaching about morphology and genesis, and leading field trips to pits, helping students describe and classify the soils inside. I also got to lecture twice.
HON 181: Freshman Honors Seminar: Soundtrack of Your Life
University of Wisconsin – River Falls: Spring 2009
Description: Created a one credit honors seminar for freshman analyzing the effects of music on the lives of the twenty students, creating and autobiographical CD for a final project, and discussing their life stories in class. This seminar was my idea, and it is still being run on campus today.
HON 181: Freshman Honors Seminar: See the World Without Leaving Home
University of Wisconsin – River Falls: Spring 2008
Description: Facilitated discussions on global issues, such as religion, food agriculture, global warming, health care, education, urbanization, and environmental degradation for five students.