Kyle Gooderham receives 2017 Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award

Kyle Gooderham (Center)

Congratulations to Kyle Gooderham for receiving the 2017 Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award for TA Excellence! This award recognizes teaching assistants who make outstanding contributions to student education in our Psychology department.

Kyle is a MA Candidate in the Department of Psychology. In the Fall semester, Kyle TA’d PSYC 101 “Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology” with Dr. Kyle Danielson, and in the following Spring semester worked as a TA with Dr. Jiaying Zhao in PSYC 321 “Environmental Psychology”.
Each year, the psychology teaching committee come together to discuss the exceptional work from psychology TAs. Gooderham was selected as the top TA in the department based on comments and nominations from over 30 students. Many students highlighted Kyle’s clear teaching style and strong engagement in course materials.

The Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award is an internal award, established in 2001 in honour of Dr. Demetri Papageorgis. Papageorgis was a dedicated UBC Psychology faculty member who passed away in 1999. The award celebrates the passion for teaching demonstrated by Dr. Papageorgis and current teaching assistants who are following suit.

Please join us in congratulating Kyle Gooderham on his 2017 Demetri Papageorgis Teaching Assistant Award!