Dan Weijers


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Philosophy Teaching

Teaching Evaluation Summaries
  • Comparing student evaluations of my philosophy lecturing to the average results from the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations. Link
  • Summary of Spring 2015 teaching evaluations at Sacramento State. Link
  • Summary of Fall 2014 teaching evaluations at Sacramento State. Link

Graduate Lecturing
  • PHIL588: Foundations of Philosophical Research, 6 x 2-hour lectures, in-person graduate course, University of Waikato, July-October 2016
  • PHIL404: Value Theory, 6 2-hour lectures, Co-taught with Simon Keller, Victoria University of Wellington, May-June 2012.

Undergraduate Lecturing

Other
Lecturing
  • Guest lecture on 'Philosophical Challenges to Positive Psychology'. 20 minute lecture for Positive Psychology students (PSYC344-17A), University of Waikato, March 2017.
  • Guest lecture on 'Happiness in the Enlightenment'. 1 hour lecture for History of Ethics students, California State University Sacramento, February 2014.
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, August 2013.
  • Guest lecture on Happiness: Causes and Actions, 1 hour lecture for senior experimental design students at Victoria University of Wellington, July 2013.
  • Guest lecture on Happiness and Wellbeing from a Philosophical Perspective, 1 hour lecture for senior human geography students at Victoria University of Wellington, September 2012.
  • Guest lecture on Happiness: Causes and Actions, 1 hour lecture for senior experimental design students at Victoria University of Wellington, September 2012.
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, August 2012.
  • Happiness: Its Meaning Measurement and Importance, 3 2-hour lectures, one on each of the following three topics: what 'happiness' means, how happiness is measured, and what role should happiness play in informing public policy. I created this course and it ran as part of Victoria University of Wellington's Continuing Education Programme, July 2012.
  • Guest lecture on wellbeing and public policy for the Master of Public Policy class, Victoria University of Wellington, October 2011.
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, August 2011.
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, August 2010.
  • Happiness: Its Meaning Measurement and Significance, 3 90-minute lectures, one on each of the following three topics: what 'happiness' means, how happiness is measured, and what we should do about happiness on an individual and a societal level. I created this course and it ran as part of Victoria University of Wellington's Continuing Education Programme, October-November 2009. 
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 6 1-hour lectures (whole course) on a range of subjects, Wellington High School, August-September 2008. 
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, August 2008.
  • Introduction to Ethics, 4 2-hour lectures (whole course) on Ethics, Kapiti Workers' Educational Association, April 2008. 
  • Introduction to Philosophy, 2 short lectures to prospective students during 'Study @ Vic Day', Victoria University of Wellington, September 2007.

Tutoring
  • 71203: Business Ethics, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2007, 2008 & 2009.
  • PHIL105: The Big Questions, Victoria University of Wellington, 2008.
  • PHIL/POLS/INTP264: Ethics and International Affairs, Victoria University of Wellington, 2008.
  • PHIL104: Argument and Analysis, Victoria University of Wellington, 2008. 
  • PHIL106:Contemporary Ethical Issues, Victoria University of Wellington, 2007.
  • PHIL107: Philosophy of Media and the Arts, Victoria University of Wellington, 2007 & 2006.
  • PHIL123: Critical Thinking, Victoria University of Wellington, 2006.

Business Teaching

Lecturing
  • MARK306: Internet Marketing, 1 hour lecture on Ethical and Legal Issues in Internet Marketing, Victoria University of Wellington, May 2005.

Tutoring
  • 71203: Business Ethics, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2007, 2008 & 2009.
  • MARK309: Social Marketing, Victoria University of Wellington, 2005 & 2006.
  • MARK101: Marketing Principles, Victoria University of Wellington, 2004 & 2006.
  • MARK261: Marketing Strategy (Distance), Victoria University of Wellington, 2006.
  • MARK203: Marketing Research, Victoria University of Wellington, 2005.
  • MARK211: Marketing Strategy, Victoria University of Wellington, 2005.
  • FCOM110: The New Zealand Commercial Environment, Victoria University of Wellington, 2004.
  • MARK306: Internet Marketing, Victoria University of Wellington, 2003.
  • 71215: Consumer Behaviour, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2003.
  • MARK202: Buyer Behaviour, Victoria University of Wellington, 2003.
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