Teaching

Future Professoriate Certificate (In Progress)

Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Graduate School

Expected Completion Date: May 2021

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Fall 2020- Intro to Land and Field Measurements (FREC 2214)

Spring 2020- Field Experiences in Forest Resources (FREC 2414)

Fall 2019- Dendrology Laboratory (FREC 2324)

Fall 2018- Intro to Land and Field Measurements (FREC 2214)

  • Responsibilities:
    • Preparing for and administering labs
    • Teaching/leading lab groups
    • Being available for student consultations
    • Administering and grading tests, quizzes, and lab assignments
    • Participating in weekly class and lab planning meetings

 

Coursework, Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Graduate School

Fall 2020 (In Progress)- Preparing the Future Professoriate (GRAD 5104)

Fall 2020 (In Progress)- Contemporary Pedagogy (GRAD 5114)

  • Course Topics:
    • Higher education in the US as well as globally
    • Diversity and inclusion
    • Research and teaching ethics
    • Roles and responsibilities of faculty
    • Technology in higher education
    • How to facilitate effective learning
    • Determining who we are as teachers
    • Case-based pedagogy
    • Problem-based learning

 

Oral Presentations/Lectures

  • Analyzing Logging Residue Harvesting Operations and Markets in the Lower Mid-Atlantic. Virginia Tech. FREC 4374/5374G: Forested Wetlands.
  • Thinning Systems. Virginia Tech. FREC 3714: Forest Harvesting.
  • Forest Road Design and Maintenance. Virginia Tech. FREC 3714: Forest Harvesting.
  • Harvest Planning. Virginia Tech. FREC 3714: Forest Harvesting.
  • Soil Disturbance Effects from Tethered Forwarding on Steep Slopes in Brazilian Eucalyptus Plantations. Virginia Tech. FREC 3724: Forest Boundaries and Roads.
  • Soil Disturbance Effects from Tethered Forwarding on Steep Slopes in Brazilian Eucalyptus Plantations. Virginia Tech. FOR 4114/5114G: Information Technologies for Natural Resource Management.
  • Tethered (Cable-Assisted) Logging. Virginia Tech. FREC 4714/5714G: Advanced Harvesting Systems Evaluation.