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College of Dupage
Robert Morris College (Other)
I've taught at 3 colleges and over 20 companies and enjoy teaching. It is my calling. I've taught folks of all ages—from 6 to 76.Over the years I have developed my own teaching method for people who want to learn about computer applications and I call it the "C H I P" method:
There are five different ways to learn so I teach using the method that works best. Some students must read, some can only learn when they see, then do, and some learn in other ways. When I see "that look" and I KNOW that look, I will try another teaching method until my student "gets it."
I don't think any questions are dumb. It's okay for a student to occasionally have to run outside and do the "primal scream" because learning new concepts can sometimes be frighting or frustrating, but as a teacher, I believe that is unforgivable so I promise I will not lose my patience.
I am a proficient tutor using Illustrator, to Photoshop and Flash, to InDesign or DreamWeaver and other Adobe software—never fear Cher is here. Remember I am what I do teaCHER. I've taught at 3 colleges and over 20 companies and enjoy teaching. It is my calling. I've taught folks of all ages—from 6 to 76.Over the years I have developed my own teaching method for people who want to learn about computer applications and I call it the " Read more
I haven't been so excited about learning since I was a kid! Cherie jumped right in there and gave me tools and ideas that will save me five times the amount I am paying for her lesson. I can't wait to work with her again!
I like that she was willing to teach me what I need to know and not just basic skills. Being a business owner is tough and learning tools to save money are what it's all about!
I really enjoyed working with Cherrie. I am sadly lacking in computer skills, and so really appreciated the time she spent reviewing basics before moving on to the specific skills I wanted to acquire. Her sense of humor kept things light and relaxing.
I have had several tutoring lessons with Cherrie. She is an absolute Photoshop Master and I would HIGHLY recommend her as a tutor. She has an impressive understanding of Photoshop and is equally skilled in teaching this information. If you are considering a tutor for Photoshop, you will not be disappointed in choosing Cherrie. The skills that I have gained from her have been priceless.
Thank you so much for the glowing review!
I am looking forward to working more with you. Your children illustrations are so cute and fun to work with. I can't wait to see your first illustration created entirely on the computer!
It has been a wonderful experience working with Cherrie. I have been utilizing her services for training on my new iMac desktop. For the past 30+ years I have worked in a Windows environment and found that I needed help getting up to speed in the Apple environment. Cherrie is calm, patient, and very knowledgeable in various areas of hardware and software. She is very easy to work with. My experience has been wonderful. I highly recommend Cherrie's services.
I've had a great time exploring your Mac with you. You're one of the most fun clients I've had the opportunity to work with. I look forward to delving into your new Adobe Creative Suite!
Excellent instructor! Cherrie really knew what she was doing and was to explain things in a very succinct manner without trying to show off her technical abilities. I strongly recommend her services and will call her again.
Cherrie sounded perfect on the phone. I told her I needed someone extremely patient as I am a full blown adult A.D.D. sufferer. I need to do things over and be able to write things down and navigate on my own. She was great and is very knowledgeable about Apple products and IPhoto which is what I needed her for. We covered a lot on our first 2 hour meeting and look for to her coming out again. She treated me with respect and was kind and patient.
Cherrie was a great tutor and very friendly. I had many questions and she not only answered them but allowed me to fully understand what she was doing and saying. Cherrie even showed me pointers and other creative ideas on what to do with the project I was working on. When I am in need of more help, I will be sure to call her!
Cherrie has been teaching a software program to me and she explains each piece in detail. She is easy to understand and talk too. Most importantly it is easy to ask questions if I get stuck. Cherrie shows her previous teaching experience in how she moves through the material and guides you along. She has a natural ability of demonstrating and explaining and helping people understand difficult material.
Cherrie doesn't waste your time and you get exactly what you are looking for out of each session. I have been fortunate to find Cherrie as a tutor, she understands my unique needs in scheduling, coming to my home and that I have a medical condition. I actually tried contacting other tutors, and Cherrie was the one to quickly respond to my request.
Cherrie is prompt to every session. She sends e-mails and communicates with you as a student in a very professional way. I am so lucky to have found such a great tutor! I would recommend Cherrie as a tutor for all the topics on her resume' knowing that she is a teacher at heart and will provide a wonderful experience for a student.
Cherrie is fantastic. I am taking lessons in Illustrator and she knows every aspect of the software. She really listens to what I want and tailor makes it for me. Her extensive knowledge of other design programs is very valuable. On top of all that she is patient and eager to accommodate her students.
Cherrie J. has been tutoring me in the transition from older software to Adobe CS5, including InDesign, Distiller, Illustrator and PhotoShop. She is experienced and patient. She understands my needs and learning style. I feel fortunate to have selected Cherrie J.
Thanks Kathy! Because you're such a great graphic designer and understand how the whole process works it's a joy working with you. You've actually taught me a thing or two about typography as we've ventured deeper into the world of "Adobe!"
Cherrie was absolutely wonderful!! I am a beginner and she was so patient and helpful. I feel grateful that she was my coach!!!
Thank you so much! I had a great time working with you. You're a good student and it was fun getting to know you. I look forward to continuing to teach you more about your Mac.
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I've been teaching Adobe Illustrator for almost 20 years and am considered an expert user. This application is a very powerful vector application, but can also be used to design illustrations for web pages and for Flash animations. It is a must to learn Illustrator in today's digital communication arena.
Expert user in Adobe InDesign. Have taught since version 2. Whether you want to learn basic skills or advanced web or animation features I am happy to oblige. Long documents such as books or e-books are also in my repertoire.
I've taught PhotoShop all around the country; from small ma-and-pa print shops to companies as large as Motorola and R.R. Donnelley and Sons. I taught Photoshop for print, the web, special effects and in conjunction with digital photography at 3 universities. I can teach you just about anything you need to know in this digital arena!
If you want to learn basic desktop publishing such as adding text or images into a file. Or, if you want to learn advanced Graphic Design concepts like grid management or book, magazine or catalog design I can teach you to do that. I take the fear out of the digital arena. Remember, computers can only count to one.
YOU ARE SMARTER than a computer.
I teach Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS. If you need to learn Dreamweaver or you just WANT to learn so you can create your own website or on-line portfolio, just let me know. It's not as difficult as it looks.
I've been teaching folks on the Mac OS since version 6, way back when the earth was cooling. The Mac has changed a lot since then and I've kept using it and teaching others how to navigate around in this wonderful operating system. If you want to learn how to use just the basic features or if you need to know all the whistles and bells, I can help you.
So, you want to learn the "dreaded" Excel? No worries, it's not really as scary as it looks. I'll walk you through the process step by step and give you plenty of time to take notes and help you understand new terms, like operations, functions, and pivot tables.
Need to spice up a proposal? Want to get that product noticed? Learn how to add animation and sound to your presentations and get that promotion!
I can teach you how it's done!
I am qualified to teach Microsoft Word, from the basics to advanced features. From tabs to styles and labels to mail merges. Do you want to add your logo to a letterhead? Need 100 personalized letters or labels in an hour? I can help you achieve that and more.
I teach knit, crochet, hairpin lace, broomstick lace, and basic tatting.
I taught digital photography at three universities. I have also taught lighting, traditional and creative photography. I am qualified in Photoshop follow ups including color correction, retouching and print or web repurposing.
From laying out a navigable site to actually creating it in Dreamweaver, I can help you. If you want to learn how to create a site for yourself or somebody else or if you want to design a custom Facebook or Twitter page so you really get noticed, just let me know.
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