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Robert F.

Lincoln, NE

$40/hour

For all your English or history tutoring needs

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 7/28/13
4.0 average from 1 ratings

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Macalester College
History
University of MN Twin Cities
Master's
University of Nebraska Lincoln
PhD

Education

Macalester College (History)

University of MN Twin Cities (Master's)

University of Nebraska Lincoln (PhD)

About Robert

I have advanced degrees in both history and English and a cumulative total of 12 years' college teaching experience. I do very well one-on-one with students and have been rated very highly by students for my clarity and communication skills. I've also tutored students in person for a total of three years in the writing centers of a number of institutions of higher learning. Prepared to help with projects of any size or specificity.

I've found that the most important aspect of successful tutoring is connection with the student as a person and individual, with individual needs and agendas and levels of ability. In writing, whether creative or critical, a student should be encouraged to find his/her individual voice rather than replicating dead, pseudo-academic language. The more natural the language, the more natural the ideas expressed with that language, and the happier both student and teacher will be with it.
I have advanced degrees in both history and English and a cumulative total of 12 years' college teaching experience. I do very well one-on-one with students and have been rated very highly by students for my clarity and communication Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lincoln, NE 68508
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Art:
Art History
English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, GED, GRE, LSAT, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE

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Macalester College
History
University of MN Twin Cities
Master's
University of Nebraska Lincoln
PhD

Education

Macalester College (History)

University of MN Twin Cities (Master's)

University of Nebraska Lincoln (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 20 miles of Lincoln, NE 68508.