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Shane S.

Willoughby, OH

$55/hour

Geographcial Information Systems (GIS) Tutor

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$55/Hour


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Case Western Reserve University
Anthropology
Penn State University
Master's

Education

Case Western Reserve University (Anthropology)

Penn State University (Master's)

About Shane

Hello my name is Shane,

I saw this tutoring opportunity on Indeed.com. There was a request for a GIS tutor in the greater Cleveland area. I graduated from Penn State University in 2012 with a Master's in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), my GPA was 3.9. Prior to that I worked as an archaeologist for eight years, utilizing GPS and GIS in the field and in the lab. Currently I work as a GIS Coordinator at a community college and am proficient in the use if ArcGIS, which is the primary software package most colleges and universities use in their GIS courses.

I have never officially acted as tutor before, but I have trained no less the 25 archaeological field technician in the use of GPS and GIS technologies and techniques, and assist in the teaching, training, and implementation of GIS at the community college I work at. If you need to gain basic proficiency in GIS I can help you to accomplish this. I have a fairly flexible schedule and work with GIS on a daily basis. I am connected to a network of GIS professionals adept in virtually all GIS software packages, as well as a number of the newer extensions such as tools to process Lidar data.

My tutoring approach is simple, and straight forward. I have the software, you send me the assignments and data a week ahead of time. I review it, and confirm the projected outcomes of exercises. Then depending on the needs of the student I devise an individual plan of action, based on the schedule of the student and the due dates of the assignments. This plan varies from student to student, but in general the student does the reading and begins to work through the assignment on their own before tutoring starts. Then during the tutoring the student works through the assignment with me, as issues a raise we talk and work through them, to make certain the student is understanding the processes and methodology to complete the assignment. Assistance is provide on a as needed basis, for people who struggle, I can walk them through the assignments showing them how every individual step works, however afterwords the data is deleted, as the student must then work through the assignment themselves to make certain they are learning the concept (and so that the work remains their own). As a tutor I am still present to answer questions and to assist when the students encounter difficulties.


This is my approach and I hope to hear from you soon,


Shane
Hello my name is Shane,

I saw this tutoring opportunity on Indeed.com. There was a request for a GIS tutor in the greater Cleveland area. I graduated from Penn State University in 2012 with a Master's in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), my GPA was 3.9. Prior to that I worked as an archaeologist for eight years, utilizing GPS and
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Travels within 30 miles of Willoughby, OH 44094
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Case Western Reserve University
Anthropology
Penn State University
Master's

Education

Case Western Reserve University (Anthropology)

Penn State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Shane will travel within 30 miles of Willoughby, OH 44094.