Over 400 tutoring hours

Henry R.

Houston, TX

$90/hour

Award Winning Educator: Speech & Writing

Background check passed as of 6/19/15
5.0 average from 106 ratings
Wonderful Teacher
— Gina, Houston, TX on 3/13/14

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Ohio State University
Communication
Purdue University
Master's
University of Maryland
EdD

Education

Ohio State University (Communication)

Purdue University (Master's)

University of Maryland (EdD)

About Henry

Dr. Hank is a Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Houston Downtown. This award winning teacher has over thirty years of teaching a variety of courses. A short list includes: public speaking, speech writing, voice and diction, interpersonal and intercultural communication,group discussion, interviewing techniques,technical writing,storytelling, and High School English composition,just to name a few. He also teaches graduate students in Education on ways to instruct, motivate, and evaluate students of all ages, as well as teaching and tutoring Law Enforcement professionals in report writing and a variety of other communication skill areas. Accomplished teacher, writer, consultant, and community advocate, Dr. R received his B.A. from Ohio State, his M.A.from Purdue,and his Doctorate in Education from the University of Maryland. Dr. Hank is a Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Houston Downtown. This award winning teacher has over thirty years of teaching a variety of courses. A short list includes: public speaking, speech Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required

The new rate of $70.00 is to take effect for any NEW student with whom tutoring begins after January 10, 2012.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77007
Background Check: Passed

"Wonderful Teacher"

- Gina, Houston, TX on 3/13/14

"Fantastic!"

- Dan, Houston, TX on 7/3/12
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

With 32 years of teaching phonics, voice and diction, speech, and related language arts courses, my skill-set in tutoring phonics is pedagogically unique, tested,and yields quick and measurable results. My comprehensive background in communication studies enables me to offer learners the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art one-on-one tutorial.

Public Speaking

32 Years of teaching both beginning and advanced public speaking,being the recipient of several awards as an individual events coach and public speaking teacher, and author of four textbooks and five instructional videos are parts of a very short list of my public speaking credentials. All credentials, including evaluations, and a plethora of other resources will be happily made available,if required. Thank You

Study Skills

My doctorate in education (1983) included a slate of educational psychology courses, several of which focused on study skills. I'm a full professor, having taught communication, English, phonics, writing, and much more for the past 37 years. Moreover, between 1990-1997 I designed and taught study skills for entering college freshman, including pedagogical methods in comprehension, synthesis, application, and knowledge. I designed competency based-learning for most of my courses and have won several awards for them. I am exceptional at facilitating, recommending, and teaching a plethora of skill-sets in study skills and related areas.

Writing

I am a published author as well as an award-winning educator, and have been doing it for almost 40 years.

Ohio State University
Communication
Purdue University
Master's
University of Maryland
EdD

Education

Ohio State University (Communication)

Purdue University (Master's)

University of Maryland (EdD)

Wonderful Teacher — My son had a discussion with Dr. Henry R. and he really enjoyed every moment with him. Dr. Henry is very knowledgeable and a very pleasant person to be around. We are very pleased to have met him. ...

— Gina, Houston, TX on 3/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $90.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

The new rate of $70.00 is to take effect for any NEW student with whom tutoring begins after January 10, 2012.

Travel policy

Henry will travel within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77007.