Teaching Experience

2021 - N0w

Assistant Professor: Undergraduate courses

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Humanity (300 level)

  • An overview of AI development methods and deep exploration of ethical/philosophical issues related to AI development and applications.

  • The course features a mixture of readings, reflections, discussions, debates, and hands-on AI projects.

Computer Literacy (100 level)

  • A practical introduction to the most important topics related to digital literacy, including how computers and the Internet work, evaluating digital information, online safety and privacy, data collection, organization and analysis, coding and media creation.

  • The course features lots of hands-on activities, reflections and projects.

2016 - 2021

Private English & Russian Tutor


  • Tutored students of all levels in English (TOEFL, FCE, CAE, academic English, scientific writing, international speaking club); used and adapted such books as Navigate, Compact First and Advanced, EnglishCollocations / Phrasal Verbs / Vocabulary in Use

  • Tutored beginner and pre-intermediate students in Russian (for general purposes)

  • I also host a weekly English Speaking Club and English Movie Club online for English learners from different countries (Russia, China, Peru, Brazil, Japan)

2016 - 2019

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Dennis Learning Center, Ohio State University

  • Taught in-person and online.

  • Implemented project and problem-based learning, student-led discussions, game-based activities, online videoconferencing, collaborative online projects.

  • Worked with students with diverse background, particularly international students, students on probation and students facing various academic challenges.

  • Led the planning and the execution of the online component of the Signature Course Grant initiative (resulting in this website).

  • Wrote a free textbook about learning in college collaboratively with my online students and used it in the classroom; I am currently editing it to make it open source and freely available for everyone. If you'd like to view this textbook, please contact me.


Teacher of English

English Forward Studio, St. Petersburg, Russia

    • Taught in-person group classes for adult English learners (beginner and intermediate).