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Stevens Institute of Technology (EECS)
Fitchburg State College for Education (Master's)
I am a Math, Physics, and Computer Programming Tutor (Java, C++, C#, C). I have taught my own children, and I tutored students in math and physics during high school and during college. I am able to create customized lesson plans, and test preparation lessons, structured specifically for you. I am able to create special sessions to review homework, and to review test answers. I am able to use computer software to illustrate math and physics problems.
I am a tutor who will never just look up an answer. I always strive for my students to understand their answers and their homework problems.
I am able to connect with students of all ages and backgrounds, but in particular I connect with those students who need a teacher who is patient and who can "start from scratch". We will learn, together.
I have a Masters Degree in Computer Science. I also have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. I have worked for over 25 years as an Engineer. If you have the passion to make this year your best year ever, and you are willing to take the first step, I will be here to answer your call.
I have used these languages in high tech companies (Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer vision). I desire to teach C#, C++, and C. I have also programmed in Pascal, Lisp, Fortran, and assembly language. I am a Math, Physics, and Computer Programming Tutor (Java,
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Vince knows his stuff and doesn't talk down. He's punctual and professional using the whiteboard to draw programming concepts so it feels like you are "live" with him. I learned a lot in just one session. I definitely would recommend him to anyone seeking help on complex subjects like C++ and in understanding memory, arrays, and structures. He uses great examples to explain points and draws points from history to give you a deeper, more meaningful perspective.
Detailed and organized explanation; efficient with the use of screen-sharing and visual explanations; familiar with multiple computer languages; accurate syntax
Vince is an excellent tutor and is perfect for my son. He does an interactive lesson and starts from the basics so that Jacob understands. This is the type of teacher he needs. My son's school teacher does minimal interactive work; he just assigns homework and gives the book or handout that explains the homework and says "just do it". Vince is much more hands on which is the type of teacher my son responds to.
Teaches the problems in simple laymen terms that helps you better understand how to go about solving them. He is great at trying to find what you are not understanding with the material. Super accessible tutor.
Vince consistently maintains a calm, supportive demeanor in the face of our son's struggles to understand programming. He's knowledgeable, personable, and works with you to develop the best plan of action to getting the work done. Highly recommend!
Vince is an AMAZING tutor! He is super knowledgeable and professional. I had a difficult programming project, and Vince discovered that the task was more complex than I thought. He really went above and beyond to help me and come up with solutions. He was very patient and thorough, and taught me step-by-step how to approach the problems. At each step, he explained to me what exactly the problem was and showed me the solutions. I feel very lucky that I was able to find Vince. I would very highly recommend him to anyone.
Update: Vince has been a lifesaver! He is truly a caring and dedicated tutor who puts “understanding” first. He always took time to give me clear and detailed explanations, and made sure that I fully understood the reasoning behind how he solved the problems. I would definitely recommend Vince to anyone who needs programming help!
This man blew my mind. Most amazing teaching methods - identified that I was a visual learner and incorporated that into his teaching style. Can tell he has so much knowledge on what he's teaching. Learned more in the 1 hour and 15 minutes with him than I have in my entire semester so far. If your struggling look no further.
Leads you through step by step, figures out problems together leading to the solution! Vince took the time to walk me through the necessary steps I need to do my project on Revit. If there was something we both int know we both helper out each other. Great tutor!
An amazing tutor, was always very easy to reach with epic response time to all emails sent to him, always responded back within the same day. Personalized my study plan to fit my needs, essentially created my own syllabus of what I wanted to learn. Also brought in additional information relating to my topic. Was able to describe every topic easily making sure I understood the topic. Would highly recommend Vince to anyone!!
He helped be out a lot. He was very patient and attentive, and respected my slow learning pace. He explained everything to me thoroughly. He was always reachable, and answered all of my questions. Highly recommended.
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I have tutored my own children in algebra. I was an Algebra tutor during high school. I am able to explain algebra by illustrating problems with modern tools, such as Microsoft Excel. I also use software such as Microsoft Mathematics and Libre Office to help explain topics such as algebra 'Word Problems'.
The Algebra 2 student is often asked to solve math problems with unfamiliar concepts such as 'e', log, pi, and 'imaginary' numbers. I have experience explaining these strange numbers by describing these topics to students with real-life applications and meaningful graphs. For example, did you know that 'e' was first put to practical use over 400 years ago for accounting purposes? Or, that pi was discovered to be 'about' three (3), more than 5,000 years ago? I can show you how Algebra 2 can help prepare you for a foundation in pre-calc and physics.
I am a professional programmer. I have been steadily employed in this field for over 25 years. I have used these languages in high tech companies (Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Computer vision). I desire to teach C#, C++, and C. I have also programmed in Pascal, Lisp, Fortran, and assembly language.
I am a professional programmer. I have written programs in C# dot NET, and the Windows Communication Framework (WCF). I have mentored new programmers who are writing in C#. I have developed C# testing frameworks in three different companies. I understand the object model of C#, and why the object model is different from C++. I understand the how C# is applied in Robotics, because I have worked in C# in two companies with robots. I have written C# interfaces that used lower level C++ libraries, so I understand and have applied Object orientated wrappers in commercial applications. I have debugged C# applications using commercial and corporate C# libraries. I have created custom C# interfaces, as well for corporate (commercial) companies.
I am a professional programmer. Since the inception of C++ language, I have written programs in C++ and also C++ dot NET. I used the earliest C++ compilers, including cfront, which was a C to C++ multipass compiler. I have also used modern compilers. I have extensive experience in debugging multi-threaded C++ environments. I have written programs in C++ that captured data and analyzed statistical data from the human iris. I have integrated C++ software communication drivers and servos (analog motors) in two different companies. I understand the object model of C++, and how it was based on SmallTalk and Simula67. I understand how to interface C++ to lower level embedded C firmware, because I have done this in several companies that work in the embedded (cross-development) commercial application space. I have debugged C++ at the assembly, interface, and register level.
I am a professional programmer. I have created specialized test networks for engineering and software applications. I am employed in this field for over 25 years. I have assembled computers from scratch. I am experienced in setting up networks, hardware firewalls, and network debugging.
I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science, and I have professionally programed in many different commercial languages, proprietary languages, and specialized languages.
I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science, and I am professionally employed in this field, for over 25 years.
While working at a company that simulates electronic circuits, I developed and coded an unique electrical algorithm that simulated bidirectional open collector logic and also was able to predict power consumption. This algorithm had to trace logic levels from simulated electrical components, and then combine (combinatorics) these voltages in unique ways for the BIOC logic to work correctly. This was the first time that BIOC logic was combined with power level calculations. For my examination during my master's degree in Computer Science, I combined two different searching and sorting algorithms and optimized the performance by creating a hybrid algorithm, To do this, I sensed the performance of the algorithm to automatically find the switch-over point. (C++) I have applied graph theory to solve problems in neural network learning. (This was my Master's thesis). I created software models in a language called STEP. I built a hybrid analog/digital model of a ground based radar system and then mathematically evaluated the discrete error paths. I applied a guided Monte Carlo simulation to make sure that I covered all the error paths in the radar circuitry.
I work with Java all day!
I have created specialized test networks for Engineering and software applications. I have assembled computer networks from scratch. I have created subnetworks and specialized routes inside of SoHo and commercial routers such as SONICWall and Cisco routers. I have customized routers by flashing the firmware inside the router and applying secure, firewalled routes inside of the router that made the corporate WAN secure, but has allowed the local LAN to look like a VPN network. I am experienced in setting up Linux networks, and debugging network traffic by using tools like WireShark (now Etherreal) to determine network bottlenecks and discontinuity.
I am a professional programmer. I worked with Perl since version 4.0, and have written Perl 5.0 applications professionally since 1996. I do not use Perl v 6. I could probably learn Perl v 6 quickly. I have also written COM objects in Perl, and I have used Perl to automate Microsoft applications.
I have a lifelong passion for physics. I have direct experience with the mathematical concepts of physics while working with companies that process information for robotics, signal waveforms, and vision. I have experience explaining these
topics to students with real-life applications. For example, did you know that you can observe the physical 'wave' property of light, discovered in 1801, just by sitting in a sunny room with a paper window shade? If you are looking to work faster in physics, let's talk.
I am a math and computer science major. I use visual teaching techniques for teaching algebra, math, and physics. For example, I can illustrate 'word problems' and also 'ratio problems' with charts and graphs that the student can use to understand the reasoning behind these 'word problems'.
I think that it is important to teach not only the techniques needed for prealgebra, but also help form the foundation for the math that the student will encounter next year, as well.
I have a Master's Degree in Computer Science. I also have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering. I have been a successful student and a successful tutor. My students have told me that I prepare lessons well, and give myself totally to the student. I do not believe in memorization or rote learning. Instead, I believe that it is more important to communicate and listen to the needs of the student, and then prepare lessons that are specific to that student.
To that end, I prepare information for lessons that are about to be taught, I summarize the important details of past lessons and always make it clear to the student what is needed for the next lesson. I can give these materials to WyzAnt, upon request, so they can see what my screenshots and PowerPoint materials look like.
In addition to visual demonstrations, I also use remote desktop software effectively. I prepare diagrams, often on-the-fly with the students, and have used student input to complete the diagrams. I help students with homework, without giving the answer away. I have taken many exams, so I have the ability to help students with time management, organizational management on exams.
I have used UNIX for many professional applications. Specifically, I have used Ubuntu, BSD, SunOS, SUSE, SCO, and Ultrix. I have used both commercial and customized UNIX applications professionally. I am still employed in this field, for over 25 years.
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