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James D.

British citizen offering statistics, psychology, SPSS and R

Lakewood, WA (98499)

Travel radius
40 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I am a British citizen and I am a recent immigrant to the US.

I have a degree in international relations from the London School of Economics, and for most of my life I have worked as a writer. I have had several books published by mainstream publishers, and I have written articles in the UK national press.

I have undergraduate and masters degrees in psychology, as well as a TEFL qualification from the University of Washington.

I can teach statistics, particularly from a social sciences point of view, and I am comfortable with both SPSS and R.

I have taught English in Slovakia and Poland, and I have also taught an undergraduate psychology course.

As a teacher I am patient and knowledgeable. I set myself high standards, and I know how to present complicated information in a simple and straightforward way.

At the same time I am able to teach psychology, of course with particular emphasis on statistics!

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James’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Business, Career Development, College Counseling, Economics, ESL/ESOL, Finance, General Computer, Grammar, HTML, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Russian, SPSS, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ACT Science, ASVAB, Career Development, College Counseling, GED, SAT Math, SAT Reading, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Statistics, Writing
Business:
Business, Career Development, Economics, Finance, Law, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Geography, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Russian, TOEFL
Science:
ACT Science, Astronomy, Biostatistics, Chemistry, Geology, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology
Computer:
General Computer, HTML, Linux, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SAS, SPSS
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, SPSS, Statistics, Trigonometry
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Biostatistics

My main tutoring subject is statistics, and many of my students are working in healthcare, and are focusing on subjects such as epidemiology. I am familiar with odds ratios, survival studies and control groups, and to further my knowledge, I have taken and passed online courses in biostatistics. Furthermore, I am familiar with R, a statistical program which is widely used by biostatisticians.

Social Studies

I have a thorough grounding in social studies. I have a degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and I have studied politics and economics. Furthermore, I have two degrees in psychology, which have included components relating to social psychology. At the same time, I am familiar with the statistics that are commonly used to understand society and its problems.

Sociology

I have a thorough grounding in the social sciences. I have a degree from the London School of Economics, and I have two degrees in psychology. These last two degrees had a quantitative bases, and allowed me to study social psychology. I understand the basics of sociology, and I am able to tutor the subject at an introductory level.

SPSS

I am up to speed in the main modules of SPSS, and I have a wide experience of providing one-to-one tuition in the use and application of this program. I am very patient, and I always tailor my tuition to fit the individual needs of my students.

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Education

London School of Economics and Political Science (Intl. Relations)

British Open University (Other)

University of Hertfordshire UK (Master's)

Knowledgeable, Thorough, Responsive, and Professional The 3.5 hours I spent with James was worth every millisecond! During this time, we accomplished what I struggled to for weeks. He called me within an hour of my request and scheduled a time to collaborate virtually later the same evening. I am no statistician, but I understand data and am very knowledgeable of the data under study. I have not been this refreshed and excited in MONTHS as I suffered ...

— Patrick from Tacoma, WA on 8/27/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

My normal rate is $50 an hour. For late night and dawn tuition, between 1.00 a.m. and 7.00 am PST, my rate goes up to $75 an hour.

Travel policy

James will travel within 40 miles of Lakewood, WA 98499.

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