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Dr. Jose V.

Windsor, CO

$40/hr

Academic and Career Advising and Computer Topics Tutoring

Background check passed as of 11/5/12
Usually responds in about 6 hours

Academic and Career Advising and Computer Topics Tutoring

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Dear Student,

My philosophy of teaching is based on a desire to assist students to be academically successful. Therefore, I believe that academic success is a result of collaboration between the student and instructor, and open communication. It also implies that both the instructor and student have a responsibility to each other. The instructor to know the academic materials, know the student's strengths and weaknesses, and provide an individualized academic pathway for the student. The student's responsibilities include being prepared for the tutoring session, interact with the instructor, communicate openly, and ensure that their academic success is a priority for them. The parents or guardians are also an important aspect of academic success by supporting and encouraging the student academically.

My teaching experience is primarily in computer information systems with experience in teaching computer applications. Today's society requires understanding of and ability to use computer applications for personal, school, and work related activities. Also, a fundamental understanding of computer hardware, networking, databases, etc., are important for computer literacy. I also have experience teaching student success courses, which can be described as "first year college seminar" design to prepare students for the transition to higher education and practical life long skills, such as critical thinking and communications.

I sincerely hope that my philosophy of teaching/tutoring is attractive to some of you and your families. I am passionate about teaching and the classroom. Also, that my experience in computer applications and/or student success are areas that you are interested in improving or gaining skills in.

Regards,

Jose V., Ph.D.

English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking,
TOEFL, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Access,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
Business:
Business,
Career Development,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
College Counseling,
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Business,
Career Development,
College Counseling,
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Business

I have taught leadership and technical management courses at the post secondary school level. I have management experience supervising multimillion dollar technical departments, and have managed small business for several years.

Career Development

As Dean of Academic Services, one of my duties was assisting students in identifying, refining, and planning their careers and related goals. Further, during my tenure as a faculty member at various institutions, student advising regarding career interests and skills was expected.

College Counseling

I served as Dean of Academic Services and have over 15 years experience as an instructor in higher education environments. Both positions required student advising and counseling. Further, I have been advising families and students regarding college and career preparation and college selection through a private counseling business since 2009.

Microsoft Access

I have developed several applications in Access, have had format training on Access, and have been an Access user for several years.

Microsoft Outlook

I am an end user and have instructed on the use of Microsoft Outlook since 2007. I have completed several Outlook related seminars during the last several years at Colorado State University and at my employment. I have taught several seminars on Outlook during the last couple of years for employees.

Microsoft Windows

I have been a user of Windows based systems since the 1990's, have taken several training courses, and have taught courses on the Microsoft Windows.

Networking (Computer)

I have 30 years of experience in telephony and computer network design and implementation with a focus on network infrastructure design and project management.

Public Speaking

I have taken formal training on public speaking during professional career. I have presented numerous regional and national conferences, and have taught at the college level for over 15 years.

Colorado State University
Yes, Bachelor's Degree
MEd
Colorado State University
PhD

Education

Colorado State University

Yes, Bachelor's Degree (MEd)

Colorado State University (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Negotiable family, group, and long term advising or tutoring rates. Rates will vary for research and/or individual work on college applications and/or admission letters.

Travel policy

Dr. Jose will travel within 40 miles of Windsor, CO 80550.


About Dr. Jose

Dear Student,

My philosophy of teaching is based on a desire to assist students to be academically successful. Therefore, I believe that academic success is a result of collaboration between the student and instructor, and open communication. It also implies that both the instructor and student have a responsibility to each other. The instructor to know the academic materials, know the student's strengths and weaknesses, and provide an individualized academic pathway for the student. The student's responsibilities include being prepared for the tutoring session, interact with the instructor, communicate openly, and ensure that their academic success is a priority for them. The parents or guardians are also an important aspect of academic success by supporting and encouraging the student academically.

My teaching experience is primarily in computer information systems with experience in teaching computer applications. Today's society requires understanding of and ability to use computer applications for personal, school, and work related activities. Also, a fundamental understanding of computer hardware, networking, databases, etc., are important for computer literacy. I also have experience teaching student success courses, which can be described as "first year college seminar" design to prepare students for the transition to higher education and practical life long skills, such as critical thinking and communications.

I sincerely hope that my philosophy of teaching/tutoring is attractive to some of you and your families. I am passionate about teaching and the classroom. Also, that my experience in computer applications and/or student success are areas that you are interested in improving or gaining skills in.

Regards,

Jose V., Ph.D.

Education

Colorado State University
Yes, Bachelor's Degree
MEd
Colorado State University
PhD

Education

Colorado State University

Yes, Bachelor's Degree (MEd)

Colorado State University (PhD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Negotiable family, group, and long term advising or tutoring rates. Rates will vary for research and/or individual work on college applications and/or admission letters.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Windsor, CO 80550

Dr. Jose’s Subjects

English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking,
TOEFL, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Access,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
Business:
Business,
Career Development,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Spanish, Writing
Test Preparation:
Career Development,
College Counseling,
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Business,
Career Development,
College Counseling,
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer),
Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Dr. Jose V.

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