I am an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in Computer Science at the University of Toronto. I received my MMath and Certificate in University Teaching from the University of Waterloo and my BSC from the University of Prince Edward Island.
I primarily teach introductory programming courses and have co-developed two Coursera MOOCs (LTP1 and LTP2 on learning to program in Python. I am also engaged in Computer Science education research projects and part of the UofT CS Education Research Group. In addition I co-authored an introductory textbook on Python programming.
I was awarded the Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Award in 2014, and have received the Dean’s Excellence Award several times.