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Robert W.

Ruidoso, NM

$25/hour

Retired University and Public School Teacher loves Tutoring

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 7/14/11
5.0 average from 2 ratings

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Univ. of Texas at El Paso
Indiana University at Bloomington
Other

Education

Univ. of Texas at El Paso

Indiana University at Bloomington (Other)

About Robert

My teaching experience includes 13 years University music teaching of brass instruments, music history and music theory. It also includes 7 years of computer teaching and many years of computer trouble-shooting experience. I currently teach several non-credit computer classes of the Ruidoso branch of Eastern New Mexico University. My teaching experience includes 13 years University music teaching of brass instruments, music history and music theory. It also includes 7 years of Read more

Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Ruidoso, NM 88345
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
History:
Music History

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Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop CS3 features covered will include the toolbar and multiple tools, using layers and the layers pallet, using filters, blending options for multiple layers, clipping masks, and quick fixes using the Image and Adjustments choice. Hands-on projects will be included. Monitor calibration info upon request.

Microsoft Excel

Features covered will include resizing rows and columns, inserting rows or columns, formatting cells for text, numbers, currency (including number of decimal points), dates, as well as colors, textures, and borders for cells. Basic math functions will be covered as well as using Fx to find advanced formulas, We will use Autosum and copy formulas commands to speed up working in Excel. Graphing basics will be included as will using additional sheets in the same workbook. Other features upon request.

Microsoft PowerPoint

We will cover making slides, adding text, adding graphics, and adding sounds or videos to slides. Other subjects will be transitions, using the slide sorter, saving a presentation, using slide timings for automatic showings, and adding animations to slides. Other features may be covered upon request.

Microsoft Word

We will cover the new (2007) ribbon, opening and saving document, margins, type fonts, saving templates, spacing options, inserting foreign characters and graphics, and using tables.

Music History

I taught Music Literature and History for over 10 years at Morehead State U, in Morehead, KY, and The University of Texas, in El Paso, Texas . I have 50 hours past a Masters degree in Music.

Music Theory

Scales and scale construction, the logic of key signatures, basic chords, and 4 part writing can all be covered. I can also advise on writing for French horns,flutes, and recorders.

Photography

I teach basic digital photography including composition of photos, using flash, using light effectively, and digital enhancements of photos.

Trumpet

I have an undergraduate degree in French horn performance and a Masters degree from Indiana University at Bloomington in French horn performance. I have been a member of the El Paso Symphony and the Austin Texas Symphony orchestras and have taught both horn and trumpet. I have coached brass ensembles at the University level and enjoy teaching students from beginner to advanced.

Univ. of Texas at El Paso
Indiana University at Bloomington
Other

Education

Univ. of Texas at El Paso

Indiana University at Bloomington (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Robert will travel within 25 miles of Ruidoso, NM 88345.