In June 2014, I have been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the UC Riverside Department of Mathematics. Thanks to everyone, especially to all my students!
Teaching Valuations.
University of California at Riverside.
Maximum score for each question is 5.0 (scores range from 1.0 to 5.0).
- Winter 2015 - Math 09HC Honors First-Year Calculus (Sequences and Series).
15 students. Response rate: 87% (13 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.8 / 5.0 , Q9: 4.8 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.8 / 5.0. - Winter 2015 - Math 131 Linear Algebra I.
43 students. Response rate: 72% (31 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.6 / 5.0, Q9: 4.4 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.5 / 5.0. - Fall 2014 - Math 046 Ordinary Differential Equations.
56 students. Response rate: 79% (44 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q9: 4.7 / 5.0, and Q13: 4.8 / 5.0. - Fall 2014 - Math 09HB Honors First-Year Calculus (Integration).
21 students. Response rate: 86% (18 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 5.0 / 5.0, Q9: 4.9 / 5.0, and Q13: 5.0 / 5.0. - Spring 2014 - Math 172 Modern Algebra.
10 students. Response rate: 70% (7 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.8 / 5.0, Q9: 4.9 / 5.0, and Q13: 4.7 / 5.0. - Spring 2014 - Math 09B First-Year Calculus (Integration).
142 students. Response rate: 87% (123 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q9: 4.7 / 5.0, and Q13: 4.6 / 5.0. - Winter 2014 - Math 09A First-Year Calculus (Differentiation).
96 students. Response rate: 89% (85 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q9: 4.6 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.5 / 5.0. - Winter 2014 - Math 09C First-Year Calculus (Sequences and Series).
107 students. Response rate: 80% (86 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.6 / 5.0 , Q9: 4.6 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.4 / 5.0. - Fall 2013 - Math 09A First-Year Calculus (Differentiation).
111 students. Response rate: 86% (95 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.6 / 5.0, Q9: 4.5 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.6 / 5.0. - Fall 2013 - Math 09C First-Year Calculus (Sequences and Series).
91 students. Response rate: 87% (79 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q9: 4.8 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.7 / 5.0. - Spring 2013 - Math 09C First-Year Calculus (Sequences and Series)
81 students. Response rate: 75% (61 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.8 / 5.0, Q9: 4.8 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.8 / 5.0. - Spring 2013 - Math 011 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics.
49 students. Response rate: 84% (41 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.8 / 5.0, Q9: 4.8 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.7 / 5.0. - Winter 2013 - Math 08B (Algebra, Trigonometry and Differentiation).
71 students. Response rate: 77% (55 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.6 / 5.0 , Q9: 4.5 / 5.0 and Q13: 4.4 / 5.0. - Winter 2013 - Math 09B First-Year Calculus (Integration).
87 students. Response rate: 83% (72 students).
Mean and median values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q9: 4.6 / 5.0, and Q13: 4.5 / 5.0.
The averages reported above correspond to the following three questions in the students valuations:
- Q6: The instructor was prepared and organized.
- Q9: The instructor exhibited enthusiasm for subject and teaching.
- Q13: The instructor was effective as a teacher overall.
Purdue University: (Response Rates for the students valuations are usually in the range 30% - 50%)
- Fall and Spring 2012 : I was on a Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship (no teaching).
- Spring 2011 - Math 222 Calculus for Technology II, Section 02.
My mean values: Q6: 4.3 / 5.0, Q18: 4.5 / 5.0. - Spring 2011 - Math 222 Calculus for Technology II, Section 03.
My mean values: Q6: 4.6 / 5.0, Q18: 4.6 / 5.0. - Fall 2010 - T.A. for Math 503 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (Graduate Course). I do not have valuations for this course.
- Spring 2010 : I was on a Research Assistantship (no teaching).
- Fall 2009 - T.A. for Math 503 Introduction to Abstract Algebra (Graduate Course). I do not have valuations for this course.
- Spring 2009 - Math 224 Introductory Analysis II (Business Calculus II), Section 16.
My mean values: Q6: 4.4 / 5.0, Q18: 4.6 / 5.0. - Spring 2009 - Math 224 Introductory Analysis II (Business Calculus II), Section 20.
My mean values: Q6: 4.7 / 5.0, Q18: 4.5 / 5.0. - Fall 2008 - Math 153 Algebra and Trigonometry I. I do not have valuations for this course.
Here, I have reported my averages for the following two questions in the students valuations:
- Q6 (or Q22): Overall I would rate this instructor as.
- Q18 (or Q17): My instructor gave clear and helpful explanations.
CV.
At this link you can find my curriculum vitae .