Siara Ruth Isaac

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siara.isaac@epfl.ch +41 21 693 52 89

Citizenship: Canada, UK

EPFL AVP-E LEARN
ME B3 424 (Bâtiment ME)
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne

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EPFL AVP-E CAPE
RLC D1 740 (Rolex Learning Center)
Station 20
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:  https://cape.epfl.ch

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Education

Ph.D., Educational Research

Lancaster University, UK

2021

M.Sc., Bio-Organic Chemistry

McGill University, Montreal

2008

B.Sc., Honours Chemistry

McGill University, Montreal

2001

Publications

Infoscience publications

Selected publications

Other publications

Teaching & PhD

Courses

Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning

This course develops teaching skills through the introduction of research-informed approaches and the opportunity to practice strategies appropriate for higher education science and technology contexts (exercises, labs, projects and traditional courses).

Lecturing and Presenting in Engineering

Informed by contemporary research on teaching engineering, participants design and deliver lessons for specific audiences. This course is relevant to those who intend to make teaching science or engineering part of their career, in a formal or informal way.

Supervising Students in Projects

(Coursebook not yet approved by the section)

Teaching problem solving

Problem solving is a core engineering skill. This course explores relevant heuristics, epistemologies, metacognitive skills and evidence-informed teaching strategies for developing problem solving skills that transfer from paper-based exercises to complex, real world engineering situations.