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Standardized test as part of comprehensive test of basic skills in English, Math, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. Tests student's abilities in comprehension, main ideas, context, etc.
Part of ACT college preparatory test, this tests understanding of vocabulary, context, etc. Test consists of short reading passages that check for understanding of main ideas, supporting details, and other concepts.
Usually serve as a student's first introduction to Algebra at the high school level. This topic teaches skills in understanding and the use of such concepts, as number lines, absolute value, manipulation of equalities/inequalities, variables, and mixed/whole numbers.
Survey course that examines the events in the United States from the 18th century to the present. This includes examination of issues the led to the American colonies' Declaration of Independence from England; such a course usually examines social, political, economic, and other events that lead from independence to the American Civil War.
I have a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree in 1984 from Wichita State University. I majored in Management (30+ credit hours) and minored in Marketing (15 credit hours). I have used my degree training to help me develop and use skills in customer service, telemarketing, direct marketing, public relations, and fund-raising.
My work experience lies in a combination of higher education, non-profit, not-for-profit and for-profit entities.
As a student, staff member, and full-time faculty member at my alma mater over a 25-year period, I engaged in service to students in a wide variety of academic/student support activities on both a paid and volunteer basis. Included among this experience was the opportunity to serve as a volunteer mentor to a great many secondary and post-secondary students.
During my undergraduate program, I served as a campus tour guide and Freshman/Transfer Student orientation student leader. Upon completion of these programs, I was offered and accepted the opportunity to serve as a Supplemental Instruction leader, providing students in Basic Skills classes (English, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, etc.) with individual and small group instructions in those classes in which I attained a degree of "B" or higher. During my sophomore year, I was given the opportunity to act as a Student Financial Aid counselor, assisting students and parents with the preparation and verification of various financial aid instruments.
During the 1993-94 academic year, I served as a recruiter, tutor, and full-time counselor for the Nursing Education Opportunity Program (NEOP) at WSU, a program intended to recruit, support, and graduate ethnic minority students from the university's BSN progra. During the past 3 years, I have been a volunteer tutor in Hutchinson, KS for the city's community college's academic support programs.
Since entering college at the age of 17, I have been exposed, in a combination of paid and volunteer capacities, to a wide variety of student service-oriented activities. I have served as a financial aid counselor, tutor to student-athletes, a member of academic and residential housing student support staff, and mentor to three student organizations during my association with my alma mater.
Course examines such concepts as supply/demand, inflation, deflation, law of diminishing returns, etc.
Examines basic grammar, syntax, punctuation, sentence/paragraph structure, etc.
Geography is a subject that addresses, both individually and in relationship to each other, factors such as landscape, natural resources, physical features, population, and migration. Many of these factors are examined in light of what factors/tendencies change the face of a landmass and how might the faces of them change in the future.
I completed a Bachelor's degree in Management from Wichita State University in 1984; I concurrently completed minors in Marketing and Political Science. I have engaged in volunteer and paid fund raising since beginning a scholarship program to benefit my alma mater in 1983. I have also worked professionally in customer service and out-bound telemarketing.
Prealgebra serves an introduction to concepts to be addressed in high school algebra. Concepts to be studied include: operations with signed numbers, number lines, basic equations, number lines, absolute value, etc.
This subject will call upon a writer/editor to use a number of different documentation styles/sources. As part of my experience with fundraising, I have used these styles and sources. In addition, I have regularly had my writing instruments evaluated by my peers. If this is a subject in which you wish to be evaluated/edited, I will do research on your behalf to locate the appropriate secondary sources.
Depending upon the state in which you will live, you will be administered sometime between the 7th and 9th grades, in preparation for entry into high school or college. Like most college preparatory exams, this test will assess your knowledge of, and ability to master, English, Mathematics, Science, and other basic skills.
In addition to 15 credit hours of marketing, I have 6 credit hours of public speaking, and 9 credit hours of English/Business English. I have used my training in these areas to engage in helping design and writing instruments used for public relations/fund raising.
This subject addresses your ability to master the consonants of the English alphabet, as well as vowels (a,e,i,o,u). Mastery of spelling will allow you to be familiar with word blends, silent, sounds, two-letter combination sounds (called dipthongs), and recurring letter patterns which, once learned, should allow you to move to memorizing these rules and patterns.
During a 30-year paid/volunteer association with my college alma mater, I engaged in tutoring, student support and other activities that I feel allowed me to effectively mentor a great many secondary and post-secondary education students. Among my experiences, I taught a skill-building class and taught study strategies to the members of the Wichita State University Men's and Women's bowling programs. I also monitored weekly study halls for these programs.
In addition, I served as a tutor for the Wichita State University Intercollegiate Association for 12 years, six of which were for pay, and six of which were done on a volunteer basis. This assistance was done on individual and small-groups bases. This activity brought with it the responsibility for monitoring weekly study halls.
Addresses student's understanding of grammar, syntax, vocabulary, punctuation, and spelling. Develops understanding of, and fosters competency in the use of, various elements of a given language as a tool for fostering great skill in written (and oral) communication.