Home > Kansas State University > Discovery Tool

How the Discovery Tool Works

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.

Show All Questions
Title
Alma Maters
Classes Taught
Countries
A
H
J
K
P
S
T
Companies
C
G
T
U
Teaching Style
Materials & Media
Assignment
Grading
Students
Advice
Knowledgeable Area
Accomplishment
Outside Work
What to Know
Show All Departments
Engineering Technology

Click the star next to the professor’s name to save his/her profile for future reference.

All Questions:
What kind of student would love your class?
An intellectually curious student who loves to explore the world.
Click to see who said this...
When grading a student, what do you look for?
A student who is engaged in the task at hand, who doesn't always do the minimum.
Click to see who said this...
What is one accomplishment you are proud of?
The fact that I went back to college after being out of school for ten years.
Click to see who said this...
What area in your field are you most knowledgeable about?
Digital media technologies including graphics, video and sound.
Click to see who said this...
What is one piece of advice you have for students?
Find your passion and follow it.
Click to see who said this...
What is your style of teaching?
Typically project-based, hands-on learning but also some lecture. I'm always learning myself, and I try to model this learning for my students.
Click to see who said this...
Are you currently involved in something interesting outside the classroom?
Yes, in the summer time I work for a small telecommunications company as a digital media consultant.
Click to see who said this...
What is the most engaging assignment you give?
Jack-o-lantern design and carving.
Click to see who said this...
Is there anything else the student should know before taking your class?
Take ownership of your learning. I will bend over backwards to help a student who I perceive is working hard and is engaged in the subject.
Click to see who said this...
What materials and media do you use in the classroom?
We use digital tools and the web extensively. We also use the Adobe Creative Suite.
Click to see who said this...