My teaching philosophy is a work in progress and has continued evolving over the years as an undergraduate student, a graduate student and trainer. My teaching philosophy is an extension of my passion for communication.
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams
I take teaching my students seriously and strive to not only teach content, but also to make it relatable and personal. I believe in creating course material that reflects students’ lives. During lectures I strive to relate every aspect to students, society and demonstrate the practical application of the lesson. I believe that an educator should never be stagnant. It is our duty and my passion to continue learning and sharing what I learn.
I believe students should walk away from a course with a greater appreciation of academia. Students should not only have the opportunity to master the course content, they should also be able to master the skill of being a student. By setting clear expectations for my students backed by care, verbal and non-verbal immediacy and high levels of affect, it is my belief that I have the responsibility to make the most out of every moment in the classroom.