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Joseph H.

Claremont, CA

$60/hour

MA Graduate, Specialized Tutor in Humanities & Business

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UC Santa Cruz
History of Art
Claremont Graduate University
Master's

Education

UC Santa Cruz (History of Art)

Claremont Graduate University (Master's)

About Joseph

With over 15 years of experience teaching, I have worked with a number of students who require additional support in their studies, or seek to master a variety of subjects. Patient and dedicated to improving students' skills and abilities, my passion for teaching comes from my own love of learning, and desire to help others excel. I work directly with each student to achieve their academic potential. My experience is focused on working with high school students, college students, and adults returning to school to complete degrees in various fields. I am particularly knowledgeable in the Humanities (art, history, theory, literature, English etc.). I currently hold a Bachelors degree in art history, and a Masters degree in Cultural Studies, but have an interest in a number of academic disciplines, including psychology, business and marketing, and mathematics.

In addition to assisting students with particular subjects, I have also had great success improving students' study skills, writing and reading abilities, test preparation, and time management, all of which could be applied to any subject. My experience comes from working with a variety of programs at University of California and California State University campuses, and teaching courses for community colleges. My background working with students has provided a wealth of knowledge about different learning styles, and how to adapt to them. I am dedicated to individualized learning, which focuses on addressing each student's specific needs, and I enjoy helping students succeed at their academic endeavors. I do all I can to make the tutoring experience productive and informative.

Whether you are looking for a long-term tutor that will help throughout the year, or an occasional writing coach that will help on a particular assignment, I will do my best to help you (or your student) improve grades, understanding, and abilities. I am able to offer flexible meeting schedules and locations that work best for you, and will work with you to develop a plan for getting the most out of your tutoring sessions. Thank you.

With over 15 years of experience teaching, I have worked with a number of students who require additional support in their studies, or seek to master a variety of subjects. Patient and dedicated to improving students' skills and abilities, my passion for teaching comes from my own love of learning, and desire to help others excel. I work directly Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Claremont, CA 91711
In-person lessons
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Architecture,
Art History,
Art Theory
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading,
Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling,
GED,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
TOEFL
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Business,
Marketing,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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.

Algebra 1

I have worked with many students in both middle and high school in improving their understanding and ability in Algebra.

Architecture

I have taught college coursework on art and architecture of the west from the middle ages to contemporary. Teaching experience includes creating lectures, discussions and course material.

Art History

I have earned a B.A. In Art History, and have been An Art History instructor for college-level courses.

Business

I have studied business and marketing for several years, and served on the Board of Directors for non-profit organizations. I have several years of experience tutoring students in degree programs for Business Management. I also advise young entrepreneurs on starting/ growing their own business.

College Counseling

I have worked for several colleges and universities serving as an adviser and counselor on applications, and adjusting to student life. I have worked with college students in programs at Cal State University Dominguez Hills. I have also served as Head adviser for college programs. I have experience teaching University 100 courses at Cal State University Long Beach.

English

Experience teaching English for a local CSU, as well as tutoring high school and college students on writing skills.

GED

I have worked with high school and college students in topics that apply to studying for the GED exam.

Marketing

I have taken courses in Marketing, and tutored students on the subject as well. Tutoring included major market research assignments, creating marketing campaigns, and concepts related to the geographic, psycho-graphic and demographic segmentation of the market.

Prealgebra

I have worked with middle school students for several years in helping them grasp pre-algebraic concepts, and understanding algebra.

Proofreading

I have worked with students in college writing and composition, and regularly work with students to improve their writing ability with proofreading.

SAT Reading

I have worked with numerous students over the years to improve their SAT scores as part of my duties as a college counselor. I am familiar with the changes made to the test, and the NEW SAT. I have also served as a Supplemental Instructor in writing courses at local colleges and universities, and I have experience working with students to improve their essay writing abilities.

SAT Writing

I have worked with numerous students on improving their scores on the SAT and PSAT tests. I have a thorough understanding of the New SAT format, and changes that have been made to the test. I work with students to come up with test taking strategies that fit their learning and testing styles.

Study Skills

I have worked with high school and college students to improve study skills. I was an instructor for a University 100 introductory course for college freshman, and a supplemental instructor for the remediation of students' skills in a number of subjects.

Writing

Experience tutoring and teaching high school and college students in English, as well as Writing & Composition.

UC Santa Cruz
History of Art
Claremont Graduate University
Master's

Education

UC Santa Cruz (History of Art)

Claremont Graduate University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Joseph will travel within 30 miles of Claremont, CA 91711.