I've worked as a tutor at Texas Tech University for nearly 3 years now and absolutely love my job. I have tutored both regular students as well as Texas Tech athletes and those with disabilities. I have a passion for learning and am triple majoring in Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, and Classics. With that passion for learning comes a passion for teaching. As a tutor, I have the opportunity to enhance both my understanding of a concept through teaching while also improving another's understanding and comprehension.
I am a research student specializing in memory and learning and as such will use methods best supported by research to help enhance my student's experience as well as retention and application of the material.
I am very busy however I have a 2 hour cancellation policy as I understand that students are busy too!
I am very flexible about locations however the TTU library or a home environment would be the most ideal.
As a research student, math is quite essential to the work I do. I love tutoring in math as it appears to be one of the hardest subjects to grasp. With all my students I attempt to break down concepts into more manageable pieces, apply content to increase understanding, and use examples relevant to the student.
I have studied psychology for over four years now and have completed my psychology degree. I am very passionate about it and love to talk and explain the concepts.
Latin, as any language, is a rule based system. Once someone understands the rules, they can apply those rules to really any vocabulary word. I adore Latin and see so many benefits in learning the language. I emphasize understanding of the rules and memorization of vocab as excelling in those two components will allow anyone to excel.
I look forward to hearing from everyone and am eager to serve as a device to aid learning. I've worked as a tutor at Texas Tech University for nearly 3 years now and absolutely love my job. I have tutored both regular students as well as Texas Tech athletes and those with disabilities. I have a passion for learning and am triple majoring in Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, and Classics. With that passion for learning
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Classics is one of my majors and as such I am well versed in Roman history (during the classical period of course), Greek and Roman mythology, and Latin. I am still continuing my education in classics which means I am continually exposed to the content. I received nothing but high marks in my classics courses. Classics is a passion of mine and as such if a student had a question I was unable to answer, I would have the motivation to seek the answer as well as the resources (the library, past lectures, professors).
I currently use cursive myself on a daily basis. I was taught in 3rd grade but had to relearn some of the mechanics in middle school when I picked it back up again so the rules and form is not so lost on me. Regardless I have almost 10 years of practice with cursive.
As a psychology research student, learning and memory is my research focus and I am very familiar with the most empirically supported studying methods. I have been trained at two jobs to help with studying, time management, organization, etc. I love bettering understanding of methodology because it enables students to generalize and apply their skills elsewhere.
I have played tennis since I was in 12 and am still an avid fan. I keep up to date with all the professional advancements and still play myself (although not competitively). I am well versed in the rules and regulations and have given tennis lessons before. I played mixed doubles (which means my partner was male, as I am female) and thus can keep up (for the most part) with male athletes which could be a possible concern for older athletes.