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Jonathan D. Nelson, Teaching
IGERT Vision and Learning in Humans and Machines Bootcamp, 2004. Designed and mentored student project using gaze-contingent eye tracking experiment to study concept learning.
SCANS presents (COGS 91), 2003. Taught seminar course to introduce students to a variety of research agendas and applications of research in cognitive science. Had full teaching responsibility for class.
Human Development (HDP I), 2000, 2001, 2002 (supervisors: Jeff Elman, Farrel Ackerman). Developed new content, with Jeff Williams of the UCSD Biomedical Library, to introduce MedLine and PsychInfo, and a new research component of the course. Led discussion sections for 70 students. Topics included neural and visual development, social development, and gender development.
Computing (COGS 3),
1999-2001 (supervisors: Mark Wallen, Mary Boyle). Designed new course components,
including lectures and assignments, to introduce DHTML technologies, and assistive technologies for the
Received teaching award.
Multimedia Design (COGS 187A), 1999 (supervisor: David Kirsh). Mentored student projects in Web design. Received teaching award.
Probability and Statistics, Wheaton College, 1998 (supervisor: Dr. Jim Mann). Led study sections, graded student work, and lectured in calculus-based mathematical statistics course.