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Joseph D.

Computer Science Tutor

Irvington, NJ (07111)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$60.00
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Hello All,

My name is Joseph, and I graduated with a B.S. in Computer Engineering in May 2013 from NJIT, summa cum laude and with an Honors College diploma. I tutored Computer Science at my university from Fall 2008 to Spring 2013 (at least 15 hours a semester, but several times that for most semesters) and have found it to be a very rewarding experience to help students understand complex material. I started web programming with PHP and MySQL about 10 years ago, and studied HTML and JavaScript even before then. I am also knowledgeable in C++, Java, AJAX, XML, Web Services, Grails, VHDL, and am learning/have a working knowledge of iOS and Android development, Amazon Web Services, and Git, among others.

Please note that I only tutor in person in New Jersey. If you're from another state, you may meet me in a public location here or we can meet virtually.

I'm looking forward to helping you with your web development, computer science, or computer engineering needs!

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Joseph’s subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, C, C#, C++, Computer Engineering, Computer Programming, Computer Science, General Computer, HTML, Java, Linux, Macintosh, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), PHP, Python, SQL, Web Design
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Art:
Adobe Photoshop
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
C++, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, HTML, Java, Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer), SQL, Web Design

C++

I have C++ programming experience and first learned it around 2006. I have tutored students at my alma mater, NJIT, helping them to approach class assignments that require the use of C++. I am not particularly experienced with operating system-specific programming, but I have some familiarity with the C++ Standard Library.

Computer Engineering

I hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. I graduated in May of 2013, summa cum laude, and with an Albert Dorman Honors College diploma. My studies included circuits, programming, FPGAs/VHDL, and digital design, the latter three of which I am strongest in. I have some familiarity with assembly language for the 68K microprocessor as well as MIPS.

Computer Programming

I have been programming for over a decade, with experience in a variety of languages such as PHP, Java, C++, VHDL, and others. I was self-taught before college, but had many courses on programming at NJIT that furthered my knowledge and experience. Languages at my alma mater, NJIT, include Java, C++, and VHDL. I have tutored PHP, Java, C++, Python, and others at NJIT as well.

Computer Science

My degree, Computer Engineering, can be thought of as a calculated blend between Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. My experience leans more towards the Computer Science side, as I started with web development using PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in my freshman year of high school. Other languages I know include C/C++, Java, VHDL, Python, Groovy (limited), C# (limited). I also have some experience developing apps for iOS and Android and am actively studying both.

Microsoft Windows

My first computer ran Windows 3.11, and I have used most of the major new versions since: Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, and 8. Computers are my passion, and I have used one nearly every single day throughout my life. Though I have used other operating systems, Windows has always been my primary operating system, and thus I have the most hands-on experience with it.

PHP

I first learned PHP in February 2004 and have been programming with the language ever since. I feel it is the language I'm most proficient in, and I've also tutored it at my university (NJIT). One example of a public-facing site that I programmed is a schedule for Seton Hall University.

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Education

NJIT (Computer Engineering)

Excellent Tutor — Excellent tutoring skills. I could tell right away that he has had a lot of experience explaining new and complex subjects, so tutoring is not a new thing for Joe. His skill and knowledge on the subject is excellent, and his instructional skills are just as good. He went over the subject with me until I felt good about my degree of knowledge. Before the first session I informed him with detail of ...

— Fern from Clifton, NJ on 4/4/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

My hourly rate is 10% off when tutoring two or more students simultaneously

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 25 miles of Irvington, NJ 07111.

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