Resume

Offer a graduate degree in applied language studies, a solid foundation of online education principles and related developmental skills, as well as years of professional tutoring experience. Seek to utilize knowledge of online learning systems and language learning practice to expand the reach and functionality of educational institutions in an efficient and effective manner, based on the scope of the unique learning environment.

Education

DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Master of Applied Language Studies for TESOL

Dissertation: Making a Connection: Studying the Uses of Needs Analysis in Asynchronous Writing Tutoring – Awarded Distinction

Durham, England

2012 – 2013

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

TESOL Certification

Honors College

Salt Lake City, Utah

2011 – 2012

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Associate of Science, English

Certificate of Completion, Writing

President’s List, High Honors, Phi Theta Kappa

Salt Lake City, Utah

2010 – 2011

LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Prerequisites

Eugene, Oregon

2009 – 2010

Presentations

Rocky Mountain Peer Tutor Conference

“Facebook: The Writing Center & Collaborative Technologies”

Salt Lake City, Utah

April 2011

National Conference on Peer Tutors of Writing

“Creating an Online Multiliteracy Center”

Miami, Florida

November 2011

Awards

R. & M. Ensign Scholarship

University of Utah

Spring 2012

Resident Transfer Leadership Scholarship

University of Utah

Fall 2011

General Education ePortfolio Tuition Waiver

Salt Lake Community College

Spring 2011

English Department Tuition Waiver

Salt Lake Community College

Fall 2010

Employment

SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Student Writing Center

Lead Online Tutor/Writing Advisor

Volunteer Web Administrator – Online Tutoring Program Designer

 

Salt Lake City, Utah

2010 – Present

  • Coached 1000+ student writers in developing their writing process

  • Educated students about core English writing concepts like rhetorical analysis, critical development, and persuasive argumentation

  • Promoted a discussion of high-order concerns like content appropriateness, organization, and praxis of course material

  • Prepared students for future writing assignments

  • Received “very high” scores on student satisfaction surveys

  • Redesigned the online tutoring program for the center using HTML, CSS, and PHP

  • Increased usage of the online tutoring program by 56% over the course of two years of web developments and constant improvement to the system

  • Dramatically improved student and tutor access to online tutoring by developing innovative online tools that allow students and tutors to communicate more effectively

FUND FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST

Lead Field Manager

Eugene, Oregon

Summer 2009

  • Raised money for and spread awareness about global warming legislation

  • Broke all past summer-canvass records by raising over $650 in one day

  • Managed the highest grossing team of canvassers for the Environment Oregon summer canvass

  • Conducted new-employee training

  • Led daily communication exercises with large groups

  • Performed logistical management for every canvasser, organizing up to 20 or more daily plans

Interests

Words, Travel, Computers, Guitar