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Antoine

MATH 1A03/1ZA3, MATH 1LS3, MATH 2Z03

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PHYS 1A03, PHYS 1D03

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since2007
Prep
sessions387
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since2007
Prep
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CHEM 2OA3

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since2015
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Antoine

APSC 171, MAT 135, MATH 133, MATH 140, MATH 1A03/1ZA3, MATH 1LS3, MATH 211, MATH 249, MATH 265, MATH 275, MATH 2Z03, MATH 375
Instructor since 2005
384 prep sessions
45712 students helped
Experience
2010 -Differential Equations Prep Instructor
2005 -CEGEP Math Instructor (Tenured)
2005 -Calculus (all levels) Prep Instructor
2005 -Linear Algebra Prep Instructor
2005 -Probability Prep Instructor
2001-4University Math Instructor
Education
2002-9Partial PhD Completion (Mathematics)
2005Certificate in University Teaching
2002MSc (Mathematics)
2000BSc (Mathematics)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
Expertise(understanding of course material)
 
5.81
Organization(presents material in coherent manner)
 
5.63
Explanation(explains concepts clearly and concisely)
 
5.60
Engagement(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.75
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.65
Preparation(thoroughly prepared to teach)
 
5.72
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 75.9%
satisfied 23.7%
not satisfied 0.4%
Luke

Luke

CIV 100, ENGG 201, ENGG 225, ENGSCI 1021, PHY 1321/1331, PHYS 101, PHYS 115, PHYS 1201, PHYS 131, PHYS 1401, PHYS 157, PHYS 1A03, PHYS 1D03, PHYS 211/221
Instructor since 2007
387 prep sessions
38403 students helped
Experience
2007-Physics 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 )
Expertise(understanding of course material)
 
5.73
Organization(presents material in coherent manner)
 
5.61
Explanation(explains concepts clearly and concisely)
 
5.43
Engagement(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.71
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.51
Preparation(thoroughly prepared to teach)
 
5.65
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 72.6%
satisfied 26.6%
not satisfied 0.8%

Meghan

CHEM 1301
Instructor since 2007
199 prep sessions
23418 students helped
Experience
2007 -Chemistry Prep Instructor
1998 -Science Tutor
2004-13Biochemistry and Chemistry TA
2009, 2011TA Award for Excellence, McMaster University
Education
2013PhD (Chemical Biology)
2007MSc (Forensic Science)
2003HBSc (Forensic Science and Psychology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
Expertise(understanding of course material)
 
5.84
Organization(presents material in coherent manner)
 
5.67
Explanation(explains concepts clearly and concisely)
 
5.65
Engagement(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.84
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.69
Preparation(thoroughly prepared to teach)
 
5.80
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 78.5%
satisfied 21.4%
not satisfied 0.2%
Majed Alqasas

Majed

MAT 186, MATH 262
Experience
2019Engineering Outstanding Faculty Member Award
2018Dean's Teaching Award
2016Professor Who Made A Mark Award
2014 - Math Sessional Instructor
1995-2012Math Assistant Professor
1987-1995Math TA
Education
1995PhD (Applied Mathematics)
1989MA (Mathematics)
1986BSc (Mathematics)
Anastasia Mroch

Anastasia

CHEM 2OA3
Instructor since 2015
21 prep sessions
1622 students helped
Experience
2015 -MCAT Chemistry Prep Instructor
2015 -Organic Chemistry Prep Instructor
2010 -Organic Chemistry Tutor
2010-11Organic Chemistry Help Desk TA
2010-11Organic Chemistry Tutorial TA
2004University of Calgary Chemistry Teaching Award
2001-3Organic Chemistry TA
2000 & 2004Organic Chemistry CAL Tutorials
Education
2014BEd (Intermediate/Senior Chemistry and Physics)
2004MSc (Organic Chemistry)
2001BSc (Chemistry)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
Expertise(understanding of course material)
 
5.91
Organization(presents material in coherent manner)
 
5.72
Explanation(explains concepts clearly and concisely)
 
5.63
Engagement(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.87
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.75
Preparation(thoroughly prepared to teach)
 
5.90
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 73.5%
satisfied 25.3%
not satisfied 1.2%
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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%

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