Talking with Lecturers: Sasha Vassar
Mariya and Amanda chat with ✨ Sasha Vassar ✨, CSE lecturer and the new lecturer for COMP1511 Intro to Programming at UNSW!
Mariya and Amanda chat with ✨ Sasha Vassar ✨, CSE lecturer and the new lecturer for COMP1511 Intro to Programming at UNSW! As well as being an experienced computer scientist, Sasha also holds a doctorate 🎓 in Education, so they pick her brain about teaching, learning and computer science.
- What it’s like teaching 👩🏫 Computer Science as a discipline
- What’s missing 🧐 from the comp curriculum?
- Her new 🌟 approach to COMP1511
- Advice for how YOU can get the most out of your courses! 🤩
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0:46 Life before teaching
4:05 Teaching computer science as a discipline
11:17 Thoughts on teaching and educational philosophy
16:32 COMP1511: goals, expectations and advice
25:53 Lecturing higher-year courses
34:14 Advice and future plans