Antelope Valley College (English -Journalism)
Los Angeles Valley College - A.A. Degree (Other)
I am an English/Journalism major at Antelope Valley College (AVC) preparing for a second career in teaching at the high school level. I am taking classes to transfer to California State University at Bakersfield (CSUB) as a junior in the very near future. I received my first Associate in Arts degree in Business/Secretarial Science from Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) many years ago, which prepared me to work in the legal industry for over 25 years as a legal assistant and paralegal. While on the job, I trained many employees in preparing various correspondence and pleadings for court filings. I also recently taught a Legal Assistant/Paralegal course at a local school for profit.
As a 4.0 GPA student in my field of study, I have assisted many fellow students in composing and writing grammatically correct and properly punctuated sentences, selecting appropriate sentence structures, and producing well-developed and coherently organized paragraphs. I have written and published many short stories, columns, and am a published author. I believe I can bring life to the subject of English in students, help students to comprehend and think outside the box, and create an enthusiasm in students to become creative writers through learning the necessary tools. I enjoy helping students blossom.
I have completed the following courses (including oral and PowerPoint presentations) with passing grades of A’s and only a couple of B’s: English 102 (Critical Thinking & Literature); English 103 (Critical Thinking & Research); English 221 (American Literature 1600-1800); English 222 (American Literature 1865-Present); English 225 (English Literature 800-1750); English 230 (Close Reading & Critical Theories); English 242 (Studies in Fiction); English 257 (Native American Literature); English 256 (Hispanic and Latin American Literature); English 259 (Gender, Image & Rhetoric); Journalism 121 (Beginning Journalism); and Journalism 123 (Newspaper and Magazine Production). I have prepared various reports with tables and charts. I have prepared correspondence to people and businesses from myself and on behalf of others for a variety of purposes. I have written a variety of articles and weekly columns (Ask Auntie Lopa, The Professor’s Corner, and “Say What” for AVC). I was Assistant Editor in Chief for The Navigator Newspaper and The Oasis Magazine at AVC. In 2012, I wrote and published a book to help women of all ages (“Girl Talk – The Consequences of Sexual Promiscuity”), which can be found through Google.com, Amazon.com and Outskirts Press Publishing. I also participated in and conducted Bible Studies where I have prepared discussion notes for adults and prepared student activity plans.
If you need punctuation, grammatical and comprehension assistance in writing, contact me. If you want to be able to think outside the box with your ideas and put it on paper, contact me. If you want to communicate your ideas concisely through writing and receive the reward of receiving better grades, contact me. I am an English/Journalism major at Antelope Valley College (AVC) preparing for a second career in teaching at the high school level. I am taking classes to transfer to California State University at Bakersfield (CSUB) as a junior in the very near future. I received my first Associate in Arts degree in Business/Secretarial Science from Los Angeles
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I have taught the Word of God, the Bible (aka Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth), for many years to many people from teenagers to adults. One particular subject I taught at New Beginning Christian Center was "Psalm 91 - Your Protection," which discussed fiery trials that all people go through in life, and how God protects us in those trials, as stated in 2 Corinthians 4:16-18. This class also reiterated that God is omnipresent (present 24/7); He knows all about us, our weaknesses, and our needs; He is omnipotent (all powerful); and He will bring comfort, peace, and rest to us, as stated in Isaiah 51:12, which states: "I, even I, am He who comforts you. Who are you that you should be afraid? Of a man who will die, and of the son of a man who will be made like grass?"