What is your major/minor?
RETP (Aerospace Engineering)
What year in school are you?
I enjoy playing the electric guitar in my spare time.
What do you do outside of being a busy student?
I enjoy spending time with friends, playing guitar, building and designing electronic circuits, and some metal working.
How many semesters have you been facilitating?
Which courses do you facilitate for now, or have in the past?
What are your short-term and long-term goals, and how does SI (Supplemental Instruction) relate to those?
In the short term I hope to develop my communications skills as well as my ability to help others with their academic endeavors. In the long term, I intend to develop my leadership skills as well as develop experience with helping others. SI strongly assists in developing each of these goals.
What is your favorite SI moment?
I personally enjoy seeing the moments when a student finally understands the concept that is currently being discussed in the class.
What have you gained from being an SI facilitator?
So far I have become more comfortable with speaking in front of groups of people as well as becoming more comfortable with interacting with new people.
What study tips/techniques do you have for students?
For studying specific concepts and definitions, constructing note cards helps significantly, and for the mathematical part of the course, practice is truly key.
What do you like/what excites you about the material you SI for?
Physics is the science that is fundamental to describing the world around us, and the efficacy with which it describes natural phenomena with mathematics is impressive.
What has been your favorite collaborative learning technique (CLT) that you have done in your sessions?