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Tara

BIO 1130

Instructor
since2010
Prep
sessions22
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Katrina

MAT 1320, MAT 1330

Instructor
since2017
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Hamidreza

GNG 1105

Instructor
since2017
Prep
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Taoufik

CHM 2120

Instructor
since2017
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Jeff

CHM 1311

Instructor
since2017
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Tara

BIO 1130
Instructor since 2010
22 prep sessions
1896 students helped
Experience
2012 -Biology University Instructor
2010 -Biology Prep Instructor
2005 -Biology, Chemistry and Genetics Tutor
2009-12Biological Diversity TA
2012Excellence in Teaching Award, Queen's University
2011TA of the year, Queen's University
Education
2016 -EdD (Biology)
2012MSc (Biology)
2006BSc (Microbiology)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
5.69
Presentation(presents material in a coherent manner)
 
5.38
Explains(explains concepts clearly and simply)
 
5.21
Communication(shows enthusiasm and interest in material)
 
5.50
Responsiveness(answers questions thoroughly)
 
5.61
Overall Teaching(performs effectively as an instructor)
 
5.58
Student satisfaction
very satisfied 62.0%
satisfied 36.5%
not satisfied 1.5%
Katrina Roebuck

Katrina

MAT 1320, MAT 1330
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2006-Engineering Tutor
2015-17Chemical Engineering TA
2012-15The Math Whisperer
2013Engineering English (for Chinese Transfer Students)
Education
2012MASc/PhD (Chemical Engineering)
2012BSc (Chemical Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
PREPARATION(understanding of course material)
 
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Hamidreza Shirkhani

Hamidreza

GNG 1105
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2017Municipal Hydraulics Instructor
2017Fluid Mechanics Instructor
2016-17Dynamics Instructor
2016Fundamentals of Computer Programming Instructor
2014-16Numerical Modelling Instructor
Education
2016PhD (Civil Engineering)
2011MSc (Civil Engineering)
2009BSc (Civil Engineering)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
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Taoufik Ben Halima

Taoufik

CHM 2120
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2015 -Organic Chemistry TA
2012-14Chemistry Tutor
2009-11Organic Chemistry TA
Education
2015 -PhD (Chemistry)
2012MSc (Chemistry)
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)
 
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Jeff Price

Jeff

CHM 1311
Instructor since 2017
prep sessions
students helped
Experience
2009-17Chemistry TA
Education
2011-PhD (Chemistry)
2011BSc (Chemistry with Advanced Materials Specialization)
Student evaluations
( 1=Very Poor, 2=Poor, 3=Adequate, 4=Good, 5=Very Good, 6=Excellent )
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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%