...Knowledge of botany and plant physiology are essential when I discuss issues such as; agriculture, forestry, plant - insect interactions (ie. gall formation and commensalism), plants and GMOs and the impact that herbicides such as; glycophosate have on agricultural production. I am also specifi... (read more)
...I also took numerous other college and graduate courses which addressed the history of philosophy, politics, economics, religion, and social trends. In addition to my academic studies in history, I am an avid reader of history books and have attended numerous college and graduate-level seminars ... (read more)
There are very specific strategies and ingredients that make an argument sound, an analysis important, and an essay excellent. In the years that I have taught Composition and Literature at Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech, I have developed a program that breaks down the process of reading and writing in... (read more)
...I have always been good at math. As a child, I taught myself several principles that teachers were unwilling to teach me. (I had good teachers, they just didn't want to spend too much time showing me things that were too far ahead of the class). As I went through school and college, I learned ... (read more)
...Thus, I am accustomed to working with diverse learners, and I am well equipped to teach a diverse age group (K-12 - traditional and adult college students - including graduate level writing).
Overall, my mode of teaching is quite comprehensive. My current teaching role includes preparing my ... (read more)