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Teaching Experience

Therapeutic Options Instructor
July 2015-July 2016 (1 year)

Two-day training sessions including theoretical underpinnings, verbal deescalation techniques, and physical therapeutic hold techniques. Skills proficiency test administered.

eLearning Teaching Assistant (UAA)
August 2012-May 2013 (9 months)
Supervisor: Bruno M. Kappes, Ph.D.
*Ratings are mean overall TA ratings on a 7-point scale

SPR 2013 PSY 490/690: Psychological Reactions to Catastrophic Events, course redesign (no TA ratings in this course);

PSY 380: 
Psychology of Stress and Coping, course redesign, (no TA ratings in this course)

Created an APA version 6 workshop module to be implemented 6 courses. Updated course material with recent topic examples, websites and activities.

FALL 2012 PSY 380: Psychology of Stress and Coping, 48 undergraduate students, 3 credits, (Rating: 6.63/7.00)

Reviewed, checked sources, scored/graded, and provided feedback for each student's four required weekly posts (wkly avg: 190 posts). Met with students during office hours (physical and virtual) and responded promptly to technical and course questions. Attended weekly TA meetings directed by Dr. Kappes to review courses, resolve technical issues and improve instruction.

Autism Tutor
May 2011–December 2012 (1 year 7 months)

Provided supplemental instruction and formal structured time management for a pupil living with Asperger’s Syndrome. Advised individuals on the Autistic Spectrum and coordinated support services between Disability Support Services (DSS) and the student.

May 2011–December 2012 (1 year 7 months)

Taught APA formatting workshops. Tutored students in the following courses: PSY 260/L: Statistics for Psychology lecture and lab, HIST 131/132: History of the United States I and II, ANTH 200: Natives of Alaska (Ethnohistory), CIS 110: Computer Concepts in Business, and JUST 101: Introduction to Justice.