My teaching interests lie in both the theoretical and applied aspects of GIS, Cartography, and environmental modeling, including but not limited to: introductory GIS, Physical Geography and Cartography courses, introuctory Earth Science, advanced GIS courses such as spatial/environmental modeling, programming, GIS applications, Medical geography and Environmental Sciences (biogeography, ecology, soil science).

Teaching Experience:

  • 2007 Observing the Earth, Kean University, Instructor.
  • 2007 World Geography, Kean University, Instructor.
  • 2007 Introduction to Physical Geography, UTSA, Instructor.
  • 2007 Design and Management of Geographical Information Systems, UTSA, Instructor.
  • 2006 Introduction to Physical Geography, UTSA, Instructor.
  • 2006 Introduction to Geographical Information Systems, UTSA, Instructor.
  • 2005 Physical Systems of the Environment, UW-Madison, Laboratory instructor.
  • 2004 Physical Systems of the Environment, UW-Madison, Laboratory instructor.
  • 2004 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, UW-Madison, Guest lecturer
  • 2003 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, UW-Madison, Lecturer substitute.
  • 2003 3dMapper software training workshop at USDA Soil Survey Center, Lincoln, NE, Instructor
  • 1998 Environmental Information Systems, Peking University, Laboratory instructor.
  • 1997 Environmental Economics, Peking University, Lecturer substitute.

My favorite Teaching Quotes:

  • "Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view." - Robert Hutchins
  • " He who dares to teach must never cease to learn." - Anonymous
  • "It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts... it is to teach them to think, if that is possible, and always to think for themselves." --- Robert Hutchins
  • "To teach is to learn twice." - Joseph Joubert
  • "Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right." - Henry Ford
  • "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Ward
  • " If students do not learn the way we teach, then let us teach the way they learn." - Kenneth Dunn
  • "I touch the Future; I Teach" - Christa McAuliffe

 


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