Teaching

  • English as a Second Language (under/graduate. INTERLINK Language Center, January 2017-Present. A.C.E. Language Institute at Montana State University, October 2013-December 2016)
    • teaching listening/speaking, grammar, writing, reading, and vocabulary at various levels of English, from beginner to advanced
  • Topics in Comparative Syntax (UMinho, masters, Spring 2012)
    • wrote and taught lectures on the typical acquisition of passives, binding, null subjects, quantifiers, and wh-movement
  • Abnormal Language (MIT 9.56, under/graduate, Fall semesters of 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010)
    • co-developed the course with Ken Wexler and Christopher Hirsch
    • wrote and taught lectures on typical acquisition of determiners; genetics of language; language in autism; language in dyxlexia; neurobiology of language
    • see OpenCourseWare for an early version of the course
    • Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. BCS, MIT. 2009
  • Introduction to Psychology (MIT 9.00, undergraduate, Fall 2004, Spring 2006)
    • taught supporting sections (27 students each term)
    • see OpenCourseWare for details
  • Language Acquisition (MIT 9.57, undergraduate, Fall 2005)
  • Undergraduate Student Mentoring in Research (MIT, Sept. 2004 – Sept. 2011)
    • a total of 60 undergraduate students worked with me.
    • Thank you UROP: Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program!
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