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I am a recent undergraduate with a Cum Laude degree in Cultural Anthropology.
My pedagogy is based upon holistic approaches to problem solving and critical thinking. I have been tutoring for all skill levels, ages and demographics for 7 years in a range of subjects in the humanities. From Basic Composition, English, History, Literature, Critical Reading and Writing, and other advanced courses, I have not only become a successful teacher of comprehension and understanding, but have learned a great deal about different styles of tutoring from my students. Democratic in nature, I stylize my tutoring by allowing students to articulate major and minor problem areas with deductive reasoning tactics to properly evaluate the core of an issue. I am reasonably disciplinary and have high expectations for my students that are rational for the sort of growth I wish for my tutorees. Nevertheless, my criticisms and critiques of a student's performance will always be based upon unconditional fairness and permit students to have healthy and engaged dialogue with their tutor that will also influence the larger mentoring relationship that develops throughout tutoring sessions. My personality consists of overt ambition, passion, dedication, facetious humor, patient curiosity, and active listening and learning. I am a quick learner and always seek opportunities to challenge my immediate capabilities with tasks that require me to multi-task, collaborate with others, and step outside the box of my comfort zone. I am also visual thinker, artist and listener. If my students find difficulty in expressing themselves through conventional rhetoric, I am able to transcend art, music, or any other abstract form of expression into new ways of communication. And most importantly, I want my students to learn that knowledge is FUN.
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As a recent undergraduate with a Cum Laude degree in Cultural Anthropology, I have demonstrated my proficiency and exceptional understanding of the discipline through research and applied learning. I have an extensive background in post-modern Anthropology such as political economy, globalization, political anthropology and anthropology of development. Theorists such as Franz Boas, Clifford Geertz, and Margaret Mead are few of the many I base my world views in.
Tutored in various subjects ranging from college freshman English, basic composition and reading, literature and language arts, ESL.
Debate team leader; chaired debate conferences for 6+ years; proficient in MS Powerpoint, Prezi.com.
I have been classical trained in guitar for a total of 8 years. I have composed my own music and performed in various open mic nights, small-scale campus concerts at my previous University, and have also performed in classical chamber groups in Disney World, Hersey Park, as well as book stores such as Barnes & Noble. I have worked with various independent artists in terms of teaching them guitar for various projects. I have also performed as a lead/rhythm guitarist in many types of bands in my youth.
I am a professional photographer and have experience in photojournalism, editorial, and abstract photography for a total of eight years. I specialize in documentary photography, event field photography, as well as experiential and studio photography. I have also done some modeling and live concert photography.
Honors Bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology and Political Sciences; published papers on U.S. Foreign Policy, race relations, Sub-Saharan African politics, global history regarding nation/society building; Extensive knowledge on U.S. history between Reconstruction Era-Present; area of specialization in: West Africa, Latin America, and parts of the Middle East.
Rutgers University (Anthropology)
Excellent guitar teacher — Nancy is a good and conscientious teacher. She teaches guitar to my 8 year old daughter and is patient and thoughtful. ...
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Nancy will travel within 10 miles of Long Island City, NY 11109.
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