John Carter Receives the Faculty Teaching Award 2008-2009
John Carter

Professor John Carter began his career as a high school teacher before joining The Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 10 years ago. He specializes in First Year courses and has taught three courses that are fundamental in Computer Engineering.

He participates in the Engineering Strategies and Practice course, taking responsibility for project acquisition, and has written two textbooks for his Computer Fundamentals class: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Java, and An Introduction to Computer Science Using C.

According to his nomination, his approachable and friendly manner and sense of humour is very much appreciated by students and his knowledge of his discipline commands their respect. Professor Carter’s teaching evaluations have been consistently above Departmental and Faculty averages.

“John’s approach to teaching and his respect for his students is an inspiration to both students and faculty,” said Cristina Amon, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. “Among an outstanding group of candidates we are delighted to recognize John with this teaching award and express gratitude to our teaching community for their dedication to making a positive impact with our students.”

Professor Carter was presented with this award at Faculty Council on May 27, 2009.


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