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Courtney S.

Houston, TX

$45/hr

Former English Prof; No Writing Assignment Too Big or Too Small!

Usually responds in about 1 day

Former English Prof; No Writing Assignment Too Big or Too Small!

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I hold degrees in Communication, English, and Creative Writing, and I have taught students from middle school to adults of all ages in various environments both face-to-face and online. For more than 11 years, I have taught Composition, Literature, Developmental English, and Creative Writing courses to high school, dual credit, community college, and university students. Additionally, I have tutored students in writing labs for more than three years. My varied experience with students of diverse backgrounds and wide-ranging needs has given me a novel perspective and the unique ability to provide all students with the information they need for success on the assignment we work on together and beyond. If location is an issue, I also tutor in real time online.

English:
English,
Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English,
Writing
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

I loved English so much that I decided I never wanted to leave the English classroom. After taking years of English courses myself, I became an English professor, and I have taught English at the college-level for 11 years.

Grammar

In my years of teaching, I have noticed that students can frequently answer questions on grammar tests but the same students have difficulty applying those rules in their own writing. I can help you learn the rules and apply them.

Literature

In addition to composition and preparatory writing classes, I have taught college classes in literature and creative writing. I have taught survey courses in Later American (Civil War to the Present) and Later British (Romantics to the Present) literature. I have also taught Literature and Film as well as a special course I developed about Graphic Novels. I can help you understand any piece of literature and write about it.

Microsoft Outlook

I have worked with Microsoft Outlook in various professional work environments. I am proficient with the Microsoft Outlook tools including Calendar, Email, Tasks, and notes. I have used Outlook for over 10 years.

Proofreading

In addition to tutoring and teaching, I have experience editing publications such as book manuscripts as well as articles and literature in journals. Typically, when reading our own work, we read it the way we think we wrote it rather than how it is really written. It never hurts to have a fresh set of eyes review your work. Also, I can teach you tips to help you avoid missing those minor mistakes we often overlook unintentionally.

Writing

I have taught preparatory and college-level writing for 11 years. I have also tutored in a Writing Center at a local college for 3 years. I can help you with all of your writing needs.

University of Texas, Austin
English
Texas State University-San Marcos, TX
Master's

Education

University of Texas, Austin (English)

Texas State University-San Marcos, TX (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Courtney will travel within 20 miles of Houston, TX 77065.


About Courtney

I hold degrees in Communication, English, and Creative Writing, and I have taught students from middle school to adults of all ages in various environments both face-to-face and online. For more than 11 years, I have taught Composition, Literature, Developmental English, and Creative Writing courses to high school, dual credit, community college, and university students. Additionally, I have tutored students in writing labs for more than three years. My varied experience with students of diverse backgrounds and wide-ranging needs has given me a novel perspective and the unique ability to provide all students with the information they need for success on the assignment we work on together and beyond. If location is an issue, I also tutor in real time online.

Education

University of Texas, Austin
English
Texas State University-San Marcos, TX
Master's

Education

University of Texas, Austin (English)

Texas State University-San Marcos, TX (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Houston, TX 77065

Courtney’s Subjects

English:
English,
Grammar,
Literature,
Proofreading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Grammar,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English,
Writing
Corporate Training:
General Computer, Grammar,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

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.


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