Monika Sobolewska, M.A.

Full-Time Lecturer
Phone
253-692-5832
Degrees
M.A.
Comparative Literature
Wayne State University
2008
M.A.
Computer Science
Wayne State University
2001
B.A.
Computer Science
Wayne State University
1999
Introduction

Highly-motivated and passionate professional, always on the lookout for new ideas and technologies to integrate into her work. Proven track record in developing and teaching undergraduate computer science college courses, in writing course, curriculum and assessment documentation, in supervising teaching staff and students, in working as a part of a team on departmental committees. Overall, possessing a fifteen-year experience as a computer science college teacher and a two-year experience as a teaching assistant, with proven excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills, and the thorough background in programming and writing.

Honors and Awards
  • Winter 2010: Escalate Career Development Grant to attend SIGCSE 2010
  • Fall 2009: The Moore Foundation Scholarship to attend Grace Hopper Conference
  • Winter 2006: College of Liberal Arts and Science, Wayne State University, Teaching Award
  • Winter 2000: Graduate School, Wayne State University, Teaching Assistant Reward
Teaching

September 2013 - Present: 
University of Washington Tacoma
Lecturer, Institute of Technology, Computer Science and Systems
Courses taught: TCSS 142 Introduction to Programming (Java and Python versions), TCSS 143 Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming Theory and Application (Java), TCSS 305 Programming Practicum (Java), TCSS 333 C for System Programming, TCSS 342 Data Structures (Java), TCSS 480 Comparative Programming Languages (Python, ML, Prolog), TCSS 497 Internship in Computing and Software Systems, TCSS 498 Directed Readings in Computing and Software Systems.
Highlights:

  • Prepared, conducted and/or coordinated lecture and lab sessions
  • Wrote lecture and lab materials, such as presentations, exams, homework and lab assignments
  • Supervised and trained 4-8 undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants, tutors, and graders per quarter
  • Co-advised Women in Computing group
  • Advised student programming club
  • Mentored undergraduate students as a part of Student Success Mentor Program and the internship course
  • Served on department undergraduate committee
  • Involved in faculty search committee
  • Participated in an effort to restructure and implement the new collegial evaluation of teaching policy
  • Participated in a subcommittee to streamline the programming sequence courses
  • Worked on the incorporation of service-learning into the curriculum
  • Involved in curriculum redesign effort
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