Teaching

Teaching Transcript Pedagogy Program [Princeton University]

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2019
In order to improve my pedagogical practices, I successfully completed the teacher training program [click for certificate]. This involved, inter alia, several development courses, pedagogy workshops, a recorded class observation by a trained observer and a subsequent one-on-one discussion about the observation. In my case, amongst the pedagogy workshops I took were:
  • Designing a Course (April 10, 2019)
  • Rethinking Classroom Participation...
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The Environmental Nexus [Princeton University]

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2019

 

This sophomore multidisciplinary environmental studies course examines a collection of global crises and addresses multiple dimensions of those issues, including scientific, political, social and ethical aspects. Almost all of my students are non-philosophers, so this means teaching social and natural scientists. I am one of four lecturers: ...

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Values and Public Life Senior Thesis Seminar [Princeton University]

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2018

 

I mentored a group of senior undergraduates through their senior thesis-writing. The group ranged from mathematicians and computer scientists to economists and philosophers. This seminar scaffolded their thesis-writing and workshopped chapters from their theses in progress. I developed my own syllabus as well as graded all of the writing. Syllabus attached below.

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Contemporary Consequentialism [University of Graz]

Semester: 

Summer

Offered: 

2016

 

The focus of the course was controversies in contemporary consequentialism, including whether consequentialism fails because of cluelessness about outcomes; the importance of effective altruism; and consequentialist ideas applied to diet and job searches. The class comprised undergraduates and MA students at multiple levels. I was given a course title and allowed free rein over the content, grading and style. I developed the course, the syllabus...

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