Teacher of the year 2019

We are very happy to announce that T.S. Craig (Tracy) this year our best professor is according to all AT students! Tracy Craig is well-known and very appreciated by the first and second-year students of Advanced Technology.

After the nominations 4 teachers were chosen by the students: Marcel ter Brake, Michel de Jong, Eddy de Jong, and Tracy Craig. Already in the nominations, Tracy Craig won a high percentage of votes. During the educational debate about topics like testing, teaching, use of laptops and differentiation between teachers were used, and for every topic, multiple teachers went in multiple directions. In the end, the attending students were able to vote, and we are happy to announce that Tracy Craig is the best AT-Teacher of 2018.

But what makes her the best teacher? Since February 2018, Tracy Craig is a teacher at the University of Twente in the Mathematics department. From the beginning on she was involved in the courses Mathematics for first-year students. During her lessons, you feel her passion for mathematics, and in that way, the most abstract parts of mathematics become visual. With her lively and enthusiastic way of speaking she gets everyone interested, although the sentence “could you please keep silent” is probably her most spoken sentence of all time.

Besides that Tracy Craig gives enthusiastic and interesting lectures, she is also involved in almost all tutorials and self-studies. In those lessons, she will get to know you, your name, your mathematical skills and after some weeks she even knows the most effective strategy of explaining per student. You are always welcome in her office and in that way she is not only a teacher of Mathematics but also your coach, helpdesk and willing to answer all other questions.

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