TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES


COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA

2013-2003

 

2013 University of Toronto, Canada
Celebrity Activism:  Performance and Politics of Authenticity in Social Justice Movements

Guest Lecturer

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and semiotic methods in deconstructing celebrity texts and apply understanding to talent in everyday life

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Theoretical perspectives on authenticity of celebrities in popular culture

- Ethical issues and moral questions in understanding celebrity texts in social justice movements

2013 Department of Communication, Universitat Pomepeu Fabra, Spain
Fame of Art / Art of Fame: Aesthetics and Identity in Celebrity Culture

Guest Lecturer

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and semiotic methods in deconstructing celebrity texts and apply understanding to talent in everyday life

Teaching Responsibilities:              

- Theoretical perspectives and semiotic analysis of texts in celebrity culture
-  Introduction to ethical issues and moral questions to situate celebrity studies in humanities and social sciences

2009-2008 Honours in Media and Information, Curtin University, Australia
NET 25 Internet Media Business

Course Director (Effective) and Lecturer

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and analytical methods in relation to business practices on the Internet

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Analysis of Internet business models, online media products, content providers and consumers
- Applied projects of online business plans and assessments of security, legal and ethical issues
- Online teaching, administering students, developing course outline and curriculum, grading assignments, calculating grades, and management of WebCT

2009-2008 Diploma of Mass Communication, Curtin International College, Australia
NET 103 The Internet: A Socio-Cultural Introduction

Lecturer

Course Description: Offers critical studies of Internet as a social technology in conceptual and applied framework

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and analytical methods in relation to uses and understanding of the Internet
                         
Teaching Responsibilities:

- Critical studies of Internet as a social technology in conceptual and applied frameworks in class with total enrolment of 200 students
- Lecturing, administering students, developing course outline and curriculum, grading assignments, presentations, research paper, calculating grades and management of course site

2008 Masters and Honours, Department of Media and Information, Curtin University, Australia
NET 103 and 503 The Internet: A Socio-Cultural Introduction

Lecturer

Course Description: Offers critical studies of Internet as a social technology in conceptual and applied framework

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and analytical methods in relation to uses and understanding of the Internet
                                
Teaching Responsibilities

- Teaching graduate and honours students
- Designing lectures, and developing course material
- Grading assignments, presentations, research paper
- Calculating grades and management of WebCT

2006 Department of Media and Information, Curtin University, Australia
MCI 112 Critical Communication; Methods and Analyses

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description:  The course develops theoretical approaches and critically engages with a wide variety of print and audio-visual materials, texts, and sources.  In this respect, it is important to understand how ‘meaning’ is constructed through the interaction of producers (‘authors’) of texts, the consumers or readers of those texts and the texts themselves.  A critical understanding of the print and visual text and their critical debates establishes how meaning and knowledge are created and distributed.   Modules include: communication theory, semiotics, language, discourses and institutions, reading text and intertext, ways of looking and reading images, modernism, postmodernism, narratives, and genres

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and analytical methods in relation to questions of textual representations.

 Teaching Responsibilities:

- Lectured tutorial classes
- Developed course material
- Grade management and research supervision
- Management of course website and discussion forums
- Marking papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated examinations

2006 Department of Media and Information, Curtin University, Australia
MCI 101 Research and Research Presentation

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

 

Course Description: This course explores and demonstrates skills in finding, analysing and communicating information to underpin study and work in the fields of media, communication and information. This includes skills research, critical thinking, analysis, and written arguments, referencing and annotation skills.  Graphic communication and presentation is studied and practiced as well.

 

 Objective: This unit should be seen as a cohesive series of explanations and activities which show the importance and relevance of developing research and presentation skills which you can use throughout your academic and professional life.

 

 Teaching Responsibilities:

- Lectured tutorial classes
- Developed course material
- Grade management and research supervision
- Management of course website and discussion forums
- Marking papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated examinations

2006 University of Toronto, Canada
CCT 307 Language, Interaction and Society

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description: This course examines the anthropological linguistics of communication and how interaction is shaped in technological society.  The course studies phonology, morphology, syntax, metaphors, discourse, and conversation and their shifts in machine mediated communication.  In this context, conversation analysis and workplace studies will be applied to data drawn from audio and video recordings to explore problems of human-machine communication and mediated human-human communication (e.g. telephone) as well. Students will learn to transcribe and analyze conversational materials. The organization of sequences of turns and the role of gesture and other aspects of embodied talk-in-interaction will be considered. [26L, 13T] Prerequisite: CCT202H5/P.I.

Objective: To offer a strong theoretical, analytical, and practical foundation and scholarly development in Communications

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Lectured classes with a total enrolment of 71 students
- Developed course material
- Designed and administered research paper and examination questions
- Grade management and research supervision
- Management of course website
- Regular office hours were held
- Marking papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated mid-term and final examination

2006 - 2004 University of Toronto, Canada
CCT 101S Contemporary Communications Technology

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description
: This course examines different communication technologies through the analysis of different genres. The course considers contemporary written, visual, oral, electronic and musical forms of communication that includes print and broadcast media. It illustrates a range of theoretical perspectives that seek to explain the relationship between communication and technology.

Objective: To offer a strong theoretical, analytical, and practical foundation and scholarly development in Communications

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Taught 2 tutorial classes with a total enrolment of 34 students in each class
- Held workshops to introduce technological skills to complete computer-based exercises
- Regular office hours were held
- Graded papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated mid-term and final examination

2005 - 2003 University of Toronto, Canada
CCT 100H History of Communication Technologies

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description: This course examines the historical evolution of communication technologies. The course considers the evolution of language, the invention of writing, and the impact on society and culture that resulted from the invention of the printing press, the telegraph, the telephone, print and broadcast journalism, radio, recordings, cinema, television, and computers.

Objective: To offer a strong theoretical and analytical foundation with scholarly development in Communications

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Taught tutorial classes with an enrolment of 32-47students in each class
- Regular office hours were held
- Setting multiple-choice questions for exams
- Graded papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated mid-term and final exams

2005 Centre for Media and Culture in Education, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education (SESE), University of Toronto, Canada
Knowledge of Multiculturalism and Technological Media in Canada’ in Digital Storytelling

Guest Lecturer

Objective: Introduce and develop a range of theoretical and semiotic methods in deconstructing celebrity texts and apply understanding to talent in everyday life

Teaching Responsibilities:              

- Theoretical perspectives and semiotic analysis of texts in celebrity culture
-  Introduction to ethical issues and moral questions to situate celebrity studies in humanities and social sciences

2005 Faculty of Business Management, Ryerson University
MKT 423 Marketing Research

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description: This course offers a strong foundation of principles and research methods in marketing and business management. The course emphasizes on application of quantitative and qualitative research methods for data analysis within contexts of specific strategic issues.

Objective: To offer a strong theoretical and analytical foundation with scholarly development in marketing communication and business management.

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Taught tutorial classes with an enrolment of 60 students in each class
- Office hours were held
- Graded papers, mid-term, and final examination
- Invigilated mid-term and final exams
- Course administration in marks tabulation, grade management on Blackboard software;
- Plagiarism check on Turninitin

2004 Department of Visual Culture and Communication, University of Toronto, Canada 
VCC 306 Gender and Visual Representation

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Course Description: This course examines the gender as a series of performative acts in visual representations. Drawing upon theories of gender, performance, and spectatorship, this course follows a thematic approach, covering topics ranging from beauty pageants and drag queens to bodybuilding and movie stars, to consider the role of visual representation in the construction of gender identity. We analyze a variety of visual media including illustrations, photography, advertisements, television, films, music videos, and live performance to investigate gender performance and identity.

Objective: To offer advanced knowledge of visual media in a theoretical and practical framework with scholarly development in Communication and Visual studies.

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Taught practicals and conducted lab demonstrations for enrolment of 70 students
- Graded papers, projects, and examinations
- Exam review
- Invigilated final examination

2004 Department of Visual Culture and Communication, University of Toronto, Canada 
VCC 306 Gender and Visual Representation

'Postfeminist Role Models in Cyberspace'

Sessional Instructor / Teaching Assistant

Objective: Overview of postfeminist perspectives and gender relations in cybernetic culture.

Teaching Responsibilities:

- Theory and analysis of gender representations in technological culture
- Feminist epistemology and post-structuralism in contemporary visual culture and media