As an applied statistician, I spend much time collaborating with scientists from diverse backgrounds. Explaining complex statistical concepts to those with limited knowledge and training is always challenging. Being a good teacher is essential regardless of whether you teach a course.
During my Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, I led and taught many discussion sections for statistics courses which are both introductory and calculus-based, aimed at undergraduate students from different majors. I strived to improve my teaching skills to support students better.
Here are my teaching evaluations for about six sections for STAT 240 during various semesters