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Meredith C.

Tampa, FL

$38/hour

Ph.D. Student and Teaching Fellow with Tutoring Experience

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Background check passed as of 5/15/12
5.0 average from 1 ratings

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University of Alabama
Georgetown University, DC
Master's
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master's

Education

University of Alabama

Georgetown University, DC (Master's)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Master's)

About Meredith

It is my belief that students are eager to learn, and it is up to the teacher to present the subject in an interesting manner. I have experience in tutoring children, young adults, and adults. In addition, I am in my third year of instructing college students, so I have the ability to adjust my teaching approach to fit any age and skill level.

Below is a brief description of my academic background:
-Ph.D. student studying interpersonal and health communication in the department of communication at the University of South Florida

-M.A. from UNC-Chapel Hill with a focus in organizational communication

-M.A. from Georgetown University with a focus on communication, culture, and technology

-B.A. from University of Alabama majoring in communication and information sciences

Educational experience pertaining to tutoring through this site includes: reading comprehension, writing and study skills, public speaking, test preparation, English, philosophy, communication theory, proof-reading and editing, ESL and grammar lessons, history, and Spanish.

Additionally, I am up to date on successful teaching methods and strategies and am flexible in my schedule. I look forward to hopefully working with you!
It is my belief that students are eager to learn, and it is up to the teacher to present the subject in an interesting manner. I have experience in tutoring children, young adults, and adults. In addition, I am in my third year of instructing college students, so I have the ability to adjust my teaching approach to fit any age and skill level. Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Tampa, FL 33629
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Science:
Anthropology
Art:
Art History
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Anthropology,
Classics, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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.

Anthropology

I am working on a Ph.D. in communication, which has it theoretical and historical roots in the field of anthropology. I've also taken graduate seminars from Dr. Lauren Leve, a well-known and published anthropologists from Harvard. I am well read and educated in the field. Anthropology has a complex evolution- from its beginnings in missionary work, to the 1980's, which revolutionized the field, to practicing in the 21st century. I am eager to tutor and educate those who need help understanding the complexity of the field.

College Counseling

I am a PhD student who has had success in the college application process. Though the process may seem daunting at times, there are specific steps one can take to alleviate the difficulty. For example, many students have anxiety over drafting a college essay. I have a great deal of experience in this area and can work with students to find an interesting topic and encourage the writing process so that he/she is excited about submitting an original essay.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am trained in elementary-specific pedagogy by The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, meaning I am formally trained in the needs of children and teens who are struggling to make sense of their curriculum. I have worked with public and private school's curriculums and can actively adjust my instruction methods to fit individual children.

Public Speaking

I am a public speaking instructor for the University of South Tampa, in Tampa, FL. I am trained by a tenured professor. Currently, I am teaching two classes and have nearly sixty students.

Study Skills

I am eager to tutor students on ways to improve their study skills. Some of the most important aspects to enhancing one's ability to study well is to build critical thinking skills and to learn how to "read smart." From here, we will gauge your study skill level and from a study plan, including current and future goals that will lead you toward becoming a stronger student.

University of Alabama
Georgetown University, DC
Master's
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master's

Education

University of Alabama

Georgetown University, DC (Master's)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $38.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Meredith will travel within 15 miles of Tampa, FL 33629.