Teaching Experience

Courses Taught

Online

INST652 Design Thinking and Youth, Spring 2016 (Co-instructor with Tamara Clegg)

Graduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
· Co-taught this fully online graduate level design thinking course using Canvas and VoiceThread
· Advised students online through emails and messages on Canvas platform
· Guided student design thinking projects

Onsite

INST362 User-Centered Design, Spring 2017 (Sole Instructor, Course Designer)

Undergraduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
· Developed this new UX design course offered for the first time in the UMD iSchool’s B.S. in Information Science
· Taught this course as the sole instructor
· Advised students for design projects (43 students, 9 design teams)
· Invited UX experts/authors (Karen Holtzblatt, Luke Miller) for guest lectures

INST702 Advanced Usability Testing, Spring 2018 (Co-instructor with Vera Rhoads)

Graduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
· Co-taught this advanced HCI course by lecturing on user experience research methods and advising students for team projects

INFM605 Users and Use Contexts, Fall 2016 (Co-instructor with Vera Rhoads)

Graduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
· Co-taught this graduate level user experience research course by lecturing on UX research methods and global UX and guiding students for UX research projects

LBSC602 Serving Information Needs, Fall 2015 (Co-instructor with Beth St. Jean)

Graduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
· Co-taught this graduate level core course for MLIS students by lecturing on topics such as information behavior, information searching, and public access technology and grading assignments

Guest Lectures

LBSC602 Serving Information Needs, Spring 2016/Fall 2016/Spring 2017/Fall 2017/Spring 2018

Graduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

INST362 User-Centered Design, Section 0101, Fall 2017/Section 0102, Fall 2017 

Undergraduate Course, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

Teacher Training

International Teaching Fellowship Program, Teaching & Learning Transformation Center, University of Maryland, College Park, 2015-2016

· Accepted for this teacher training program with fellowship stipends
· Received a year-long teaching training at the Teaching & Learning Transformation Center