Teaching

Teaching

University of ConnecticutAvery Point and Storrs campuses, Connecticut

January 2000 – December 2016
Instructor

 

  • Taught writing – intensive classes that require many revisions and editing on a 15-page research project
  • Utilize a campus-wide learning management system to enhance instruction and communication with students.
  • Maritime Studies : Introduction to Maritime Studies – Fully online and in – person instruction
  • History:
    • United States History to 1877
    • United States History since 1877
    • Modern Western Traditions (1500 to present)
    • America and the Sea (The Maritime History of the United States)
    • The Maritime History of the Atlantic World
    • Colonial America: Native Americans, Slaves, and Settlers, 1492-1760

 

    • First Year Experience:
      • Digital Humanities
      • Pirates of the Caribbean (honors and non-honors sections)
      • History of Religion in America
      • University Learning Skills
      • America and the Sea

 

  • Interdisciplinary classes that incorporate history, economics, archeology, and literature
    • Introduction to Maritime Culture (in person and fully online)
    • Ports of Passage

 

The Master’s School, West Simsbury, Connecticut

8/89-6/92
History Teacher-Secondary Grades

  • Taught 25 classes per week in history (U.S., Russian, Ancient and Modern World), geography, and contemporary issues
  • Advised yearbook staff of 18 students in layout and photography for production of 80-page yearbook
  • Advised outdoor club of 12 students in planning trips and fundraising activities
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