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Christopher Parkinson
College of Sciences Christopher   Parkinson As a hyperactive, quickly bored child, I presented a sizable challenge to my teachers. Conventional teaching methods did not work with me, but if given a problem to solve, I spent many hours and tried many strategies in my attempts to figure it out. My reluctance to use conventional learning styles then became an ...

Humberto Lopez
College of Arts and Humanities Humberto   Lopez If I were to encapsulate the most important principle in my teaching philosophy it would be that one must enjoy being a teacher in order to be a good one. I am passionate about education because I am a learner myself who believes that learning should be curiosity driven, active, and enjoyable, and should emphasize...

Drew Lanier
College of Sciences Drew  Lanier Students retain more of course material when they are active learners. 
Employing a mixture of lecture and the Socratic Method allows me to both communicate the course’s basic concepts and ideas and assess students’ comprehension of the material. Students will retain more of the course material if it...