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Stephan W.

Phenix City, AL

$25/hour

General Computer Usage and Education Tutor

In-person lessons

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About Stephan

Hello! My name is Stephan and, for all intents and purposes, I am a computer geek! I have spent 2.5 years training, educating, and repairing computers for individuals with ranging skill levels as a part Best Buy. (Much of it was working in the Geek Squad itself!) I am still a student myself and am currently studying for my CompTIA A+ certification exam which covers a large range of topics relating to hardware, networking, and the inner workings of Windows. Though I wouldn't be so bold as to call myself a computer "expert", I have a large amount of experience in operating and configuring computers and feel very comfortable educating others on a wide range of topics.

You may be wondering, "But does that make you a good tutor?" You may find comfort in that before beginning my career in computers, I was on the path towards becoming a teacher for several years. As a result, I have combined total of over 80 hours of actively teaching students, preparing lessons, and analyzing lesson results for improving both student comprehension and my personal teaching strategies. I love teaching, but I don't have a fancy paper saying I do.

Interestingly, the curriculum for "General Computer" can span a very large range of topics and spans further than the laptop or desktop you're currently using. I am experienced in training others in the operation and configuration of the operating system and applications, as well as showing how to perform basic maintenance and upkeep. I can also instruct on more advanced topics, such as the functions and identification of hardware components. We can even cover computing devices such as tablets, smartphones, etc. I have no experience in and cannot instruct on the subject of coding or programming.

If you believe your needs fall within the points outlined above, then feel free to contact me! We can arrange a meeting to discuss your desired curriculum, goals, and a suitable meeting place. I look forward to hearing from you!
Hello! My name is Stephan and, for all intents and purposes, I am a computer geek! I have spent 2.5 years training, educating, and repairing computers for individuals with ranging skill levels as a part Best Buy. (Much of it was working in the Geek Squad itself!) I am still a student Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Phenix City, AL 36867
In-person lessons
Computer:
General Computer,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows,
Microsoft Word, Networking (Computer)
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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General Computer

I have spent 2.5 years working in computers at Best Buy with a large part of that working in Geek Squad. I have a large amount experience instructing others on both simple and complex concepts regarding using computers and their inner workings. I have a very broad knowledge of computing devices that can be expanded upon if necessary.

Microsoft Windows

I have spent 2.5 years working in computers at Best Buy with a large part of that working in Geek Squad. I am proficient at installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and repairing several versions of Windows. I also have much experience instructing others on it's usage, especially on the latest version, Windows 8.

Networking (Computer)

I have spent 2.5 years working in computers at Best Buy with a large part of that working in Geek Squad. I am very experienced in troubleshooting basic networking issues. I have a large amount of experience configuring wireless networks and interacting devices on that network.

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Stephan will travel within 15 miles of Phenix City, AL 36867.