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Daniel D.

Gurley, AL

$25/hour

Retired Software Developer Tutoring Math, Computer, and MS Office

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5+ Hours

$25/Hour


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University of Illinois
Electrical Engineeri
University of Alabama in Huntsville
PhD

Education

University of Illinois (Electrical Engineeri)

University of Alabama in Huntsville (PhD)

About Daniel

I would like to tutor either a single learner or a small group of students. But first, please allow me to tell you about my very strong Mathematics, computer, Microsoft Office, and educational background. In 1998, I obtained my PhD in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. Five years ago, I retired after 36 years as a Software Developer. During that time, I designed, built, delivered, and supported over 20 large software systems utilizing Fortran, Assembly Language, Pascal, Perl, SQL, C / C++, Java, Ada, and Html. I am very familiar with Microsoft Windows, Internet browsing and websites, and iPad usage. I have been using Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word since Office 95 and Publisher since Office 2003. I am currently studying for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams. I have taught six semesters of Computer Science (C / C++ and Java) as an adjunct professor at UAH and have worked for the Madison County School system over the past five years. During that time, I worked parts of 2 years as a substitute teacher, 1 year as a Math / Reading Tutor, and 3 years as a Computer Lab Aide / Instructor. Last year, I also volunteered to tutor introductory computer topics, including Microsoft Office, to a pair of Home Schooled children.

I tutor and teach as a way of giving back to the community. My biggest reward is seeing the growth and success of my students. I am well organized, develop a syllabus and schedule, and implement a hands-on learning approach. I recognize whether a student is grasping or struggling with the material and adjust accordingly. I have received excellent feedback from students, teachers, and parents.

Thank you for your consideration and best wishes.
I would like to tutor either a single learner or a small group of students. But first, please allow me to tell you about my very strong Mathematics, computer, Microsoft Office, and educational background. In 1998, I obtained my PhD in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. Five years ago, I retired after 36 years as a Software Developer. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Gurley, AL 35748
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Microsoft Excel, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Trigonometry
Computer:
C, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Perl
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

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University of Illinois
Electrical Engineeri
University of Alabama in Huntsville
PhD

Education

University of Illinois (Electrical Engineeri)

University of Alabama in Huntsville (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Daniel will travel within 20 miles of Gurley, AL 35748.