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Marquette University (BSEE)
U of Illinois (Graduate Coursework)
I have tutoring certificates through the Maricopa college system. I also have been an adjunct instructor with A-1 clearance for substitute teaching in the Scottsdale and Paradise Valley Unified school systems. More recently I have been teaching in the continuing education format and one-on-one tutoring. I also have expertise in various computer applications, home networking setup and operation, operating systems - office apps, performance tuning, etc. I have tutoring certificates through the Maricopa college system. I also have been an adjunct instructor with A-1 clearance for substitute teaching in the Scottsdale and Paradise Valley Unified school systems. More recently I have been teaching in the continuing education format and one-on-one tutoring. I also have expertise in various Read more
Richard has an incredibly easy way of conveying complex moves so that not only are they understood but they are remembered. He has a great ability to dove tail one move into the next and build the foundation with an eye always on the goal. He is exceedingly knowledgeable in the most down to earth fashion and quite flexible to go to where you wish to be. Thank you Richard, encore!
Richard part 2: He has such a sense of humanity and genuinely cares about your/my success. His guidance is as good as it gets; actually better and what patience and total knowledge.
My daughter had her first session with Richard. She stated that he made the topic simpler to understand. His explanations helped her gain a better understanding of the chapter she had been working on.
Richard was easy to communicate with to set up an initial call. He was not only on time but early for the tutoring session with my son. He is very personable and gets right down to business. My son enjoyed working with him.
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Other concepts I have procedures for include: portrait control, using liquification to enhance body shape, copy and replace objects from one image to another such as heads, eyes, or a complete person. Advanced use of cloning, enhancing boring skies, creating a personalized signature brush, etc.
Since I have tutored everything from fundamental mathematics up through calculus, I understand algebra 1 as an important stepping stone to either additional mathematical studies as well as other areas of applications such as physics, chemistry, etc.
Additionally, I have a bachelor of electrical engineering from Marquette University with a minor in mathematics and physics. I feel that mathematics is a fundamental discipline that could be required for not only your future education but any career endeavor you may pursue.
I have a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with a mathematics minor from Marquette University. I have tutored math up to calculus, and physics, etc. for five years at Paradise Valley Community College. At the time I had received Level I and level II tutoring certificates required by the Maricopa community college system.
I also tutored for CLUB Z, a private tutoring service in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
I was also a substitute teacher in the Paradise Valley unified school system And the Scottsdale unified school system.
I have tutored geometry at Paradise Valley Community College as well as one-on-one in-home services through another private tutoring company here in the Valley. I have also practiced the use of geometric principles in some of my engineering work during my career as an electrical engineer.
I am qualified to tutor Outlook because I have used Outlook for at least 10 years both in the corporate and in the residential environment. In addition to the simplicity of reading and sending emails, the strength of Outlook lies in its additional features such as logging and maintaining a contact database, a calendar and scheduling database, and a task database to manage your daily activities. It is also important to know how to set up the parameters associated with your specific Internet service provider.
I have tutored 4 years for the Learning Support Center Of Paradise Valley Community College where I have received level I and level II tutoring certificates.
In my career as a technical project manager, I used Microsoft Project for most of my projects and required my staff do the same. We became experts in the use of PERT Charting and Ghantt Charts to set up the project for project control, budgeting, and economic analysis. Then during the lifecycle of the project, we used Microsoft Project to manage and control, track progress, track budget, report to upper management, perform re-planning, And general control of the project. We also prepared higher level charts for communication to upper management allowing them to track the progress of several projects simultaneously
Currently teaching three levels of digital camera at Paradise Valley community college including "shooting in raw". As owner operator of my private company, I currently in photographing family portraits and individual portraits and family events. This includes shooting portraits for several business websites. I have been doing individual, family, and event photography for over 30 years. My experience also includes Photoshop, as I teach a basic and advanced class in Photoshop Elements at community colleges, libraries, and community centers.
My background includes a degree in electrical engineering with mathematics minor. Used all forms of Mathematics including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus in my work as well as in coaching others.
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