Welcome
Dr. Saloua Saidane
Office Location:
Office Phone:
G323
(619) 388-5821
Office Hour:
M, W: 8:30-9:30 am
T: 1:00-2:00 pm.
Th: 9:30-11:00 am.
e-mail:
[email protected]
[email protected]
Education
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B.S. in Physics and Chemistry
M.S. in Organic Chemistry
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry
15 units of graduate education courses in
curriculum development and
administration
Teaching Experience
1. Contract Faculty, Mesa college (2005-present)
2. Adjunct faculty, Mesa, Miracosta and Cuyamaca
Colleges (2000-present)
3. Teacher and education researcher at the Preuss
School at UCSD (2004 -present)
4. Curriculum developer and teacher at the Bound
Brook High School, NJ (1998-2000)
5. Lecturer of Organic Chemistry at Rutgers University
(1995-1997)
6. Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physical
Chemistry at the University of Tunis (1982 through
1992)
Research Experience
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Mathematical Modeling to predict Kinetics
of reactions (2006- present).
Environmental Chemistry at UC Irvine
(2005)
Catalysis, Material Syntheses and
Characterization at UC Davis and California
Institute of Technology (1993-1998).
Catalysis at The University of Tunis
(Tunisia) and the Institute of Research on
Catalysis in Lyon (France) (1987-1994)
Organic Synthesis at the Univeristy of Tunis
(Tunisia) (1982-1986)
Publiched 16 scientific papers in American Journals.
Awards and Credentials
Pre-doctoral fellowships at the University of Paris
VI (France) and the Institute of Catalysis - Lyon
(France)
2. Fulbright fellowship at the University of
California, Davis and California Institute of
Technology.
3. Geraldine R. Doge Fellowship for outstanding
teachers in New Jersey
4. Teaching Credentials in Chemistry and Physics in
California as well as Physical Science in New
Jersey
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Hobbies
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Cooking
Reading
Sawing/ decorating
Traveling
Learning languages
Speak, read and write English, French and arabic
Used to speak but still understand Persian
Read and understand Italian
Learning Spanish
Teaching Philosophy
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Learning is a stimulating adventure.
Education and knowledge are keys
to self-empowerment.
All students can learn if properly
instructed.
My job is to provide all the tools
necessary, to help my students
learn.
My job is to prepare my students for
Chem200.
Promoting Students Success
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I set, clear, consistent, high expectations.
I provide academic support.
Inside the classroom
During office hours
Via e-mail communications
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I provide immediate and thourough feedback.
Early warning systems
Classroom assessment
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I encourage students to actively share their
learning with others
Teaching Strategies
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Short lectures, some demos and more time spent
on guided practice.
Daily warm up questions (Reviewing previous
lesson and/or homework problems).
Weekly homework assignment to reinforce recall
and understanding.
Frequent and short quizzes to give quick feedback
and adjust teaching as needed.
Encourage students to use office hours, work in
groups and communicate with me and each other
via e-mail.
Add, Drop or Withdraw
It is the student’s responsibility to add, drop, or
withdraw from classes before the deadlines stated in
the class schedule.
Important Dates:
Feb 15.
Feb 20
Mar 12
Apr 23
Deadline to drop classes with no “W” recorded.
Last day to drop and be eligible for refund of
enrollement fees
Last day to file a petition for Credit/No Credit
grade option
Withdrawal deadline- No drops accepted after
this date.
Accommodation of Disability
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Students with disabilities who may need
academic accommodations should notify me
immediately.
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