In the Classroom
A series showcasing some of Georgia Tech’s award-winning teachers, delving into what they teach, how they do it, and what motivates them.
By the time Dana Randall finished college, she had five years of teaching experience under her belt.
Florin Niculescu has always loved mathematics, but it wasn’t until he was a course assistant at Harvard University that he started thinking about teaching.
Associate Professor of Spanish Kelly Comfort went to college with plans to become a broadcast journalist.
Gary Schuster gives Peter Pan partial credit for inspiring his 50-year career in academia.
As a child, Julian Rimoli shared a dream with many who grew up watching space missions: He wanted to be an astronaut.
At an early age, Deborah Phillips had a front row seat to witness the lasting impact educators can make.
Michael Smith calls himself a “triple dipper” because he has three degrees from Georgia Tech.
Professor Ashok Goel never had any doubt that he would enter the family business: education.
When teaching Introduction to Organismal Biology (BIO 1520), Linda Green likes to tap into students’ curiosity by taking a fresh look at familiar occurrences.
The lightbulb moment that changed the way Bob Kirkman teaches, and led to an astonishing jump in student engagement.