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43
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290
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>26,000
students helped
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Luke

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since2007
Prep
sessions175
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Dave

Instructor
since2007
Prep
sessions99
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Chad

Instructor
since2006
Prep
sessions128
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Christina

Instructor
since2007
Prep
sessions75
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Dominique

Instructor
since2012
Prep
sessions23
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Steve

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since2016
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Luke

Instructor since 2007
175 prep sessions
22267 students helped
Experience
2007-Dynamics, Physics, and Statics Prep Instructor
2007-Electricity and Magnetism Prep Instructor
2007-MCAT Physics Prep Instructor
2007Oscillations and Waves Lecturer
2004-6Physics Lab Demonstrator
2005Communications for Physicists Lecturer
2002-4Physics Tutor
2002-3Online Physics Course Co-developer
2002-3Electronics Lab Demonstrator
Education
2005MSc (Physics)
2004MSc (Physics)
2002BSc (Physics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.73
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.61
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.43
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.71
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.51
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.65
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 72.6%
satisfied 26.6%
not satisfied 0.8%
David Kim

Dave

Instructor since 2007
99 prep sessions
6183 students helped
Experience
2008 -MGL Institute of Higher Learning Lecturer
2007 -Statistics Prep Instructor
2007 -Calculus Prep Instructor
2000 -Mathematics and Statistics Tutor
2008-9Calculus for Business TA
2007-8Pre-Calculus, MathLab and StatLab TA
Education
2009MA (Mathematics and Statistics)
2009GDip (Financial Engineering)
2007BASc (Systems Design Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.81
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.60
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.69
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.73
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.65
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.71
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 70.2%
satisfied 29.8%
not satisfied 0%
Chad

Chad

Instructor since 2006
128 prep sessions
17880 students helped
Experience
2006 -Chemistry Prep Instructor
2005 -MCAT Chemistry Prep Instructor
2005 -MCAT Organic Chemistry Prep Instructor
2003-7Chemistry Tutor
2004-6Organic Chemistry TA
Education
2008MSc (Medicinal Organic Chemistry)
2006BSc (Honours Chemistry)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.87
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.81
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.74
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.79
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.77
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.87
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 86.6%
satisfied 13.3%
not satisfied 0.4%
Christina Weekes

Christina

Instructor since 2007
75 prep sessions
3377 students helped
Experience
2007 -Accounting Prep Instructor
2005 -Accounting Tutor
2006-11Accounting TA
Education
2008BComm (Accounting)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.53
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.44
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.56
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.62
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.47
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.56
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 69.6%
satisfied 28.9%
not satisfied 1.5%
Dominique Paradis

Dominique

Instructor since 2012
23 prep sessions
1537 students helped
Experience
2011 -prep instructor, Physics
2005 -college instructor, Physics
2003-4TA, Physics
Education
2004M.Sc. [Physics]
2002B.Sc. [Physics]
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.47
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.17
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
4.91
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.19
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.22
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.29
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 46.73%
satisfied 49.53%
not satisfied 3.73%
Steven Thornton

Steve

Instructor since 2016
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2016 -Math Prep Instructor
2016Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award
2016Partial Differential Equations TA
2016Python for Data Science Instructor
2016Numerical Analysis TA
2013-15Calculus I TA
2015Linear Algebra TA
2015Numerical Analysis TA
Education
2014 -PhD (Applied Math)
2013MSc (Applied Math)
2012BSc (Applied Math)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
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Saghar

Biol 241, Biol 311, Chem 351
Instructor since 2010
10 prep sessions
427 students helped
Experience
2013–presentPrep Instructor, Mechanics 
2013–presentPrep Instructor, Statics
2012–presentTutor, Statics, Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials
2012–13TA, Engineering Mechanics II
2012–13TA, Mechanics of Solids 
2011-13TA Mechanics of Materials 
2011TA, Engineering Economics
2010TA, Engineering Design & Communication 
Education
2012–presentPh.D. [Mechanical Engineering]
2012M.Sc. [Mechanical Engineering]
2009B.Sc. [Mechanical Engineering]
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
3.79
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.71
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.58
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
1.75
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.83
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.75
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 31%
satisfied 68%
not satisfied 1%