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The Discovery Tool lets you find professors based on the answers they supply. You can filter by department and question. Click the answer bubble to see the professor’s profile.

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Interactive Computing

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Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
My sense of humour is spelled differently.
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Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
A task force to design a flexible interdisciplinary major program.
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When grading a student, what do you look for?
Take it seriously. Don't phone it in.
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What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
Programming demonstrations, handouts, design and discussion exercises. Not much Powerpoint!
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What kind of student would love your class?
Someone who enjoys learning, communicating and creating.
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What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
I won the college teaching award in 2010, but that means I'm not eligible again for several years.
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What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Requirements for and design of interactive applications.
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What is the most engaging assignment you give?
Program a creative choreography number with "turtles" .... or improve the design of a well-known interface .... or write your own professional code of ethics.
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What is your style of teaching?
Enthusiastic and interactive.
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What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Take control of your own education. It's your life; don't sit there waiting for instructors, parents, bosses or anyone else to tell you what they want.
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