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Ms. Catherine K.

specializes in Advanced Tutoring in English and Social Sciences · female

"I love teaching, learning, and exchanging ideas with students, and I am here to help you. I have a 150 hour TESOL Certificate and taught English, Intercultural Communication and English Literature last year at Zhangjiajie College in China. I recently retired from full-time teaching at Kenai Peninsula College and University of Alaska Anchorage, where I taught anthropology courses for more than ten years more...

"I love teaching, learning, and exchanging ideas with students, and I am here to help you. I have a 150 hour TESOL Certificate and taught English, Intercultural Communication and English Literature last year at Zhangjiajie College in China. I recently retired from full-time teaching at Kenai Peninsula College and University of Alaska Anchorage, where I taught anthropology courses for more than ten years, regularly teaching over twelve different courses at all undergraduate levels. I also taught anthropology as an adjunct professor at Oregon State University for ten years, combining teaching with a career in international work with nonprofit organizations. I graduated magna cum laude with a Ph.D. in Anthropology and Natural Resources from Cornell University, and I have a B.A. in English Literature from Yale University. My students consistently give me high ratings for my courses, notably for challenging students academically while providing a high level of knowledge and enthusiasm for the subjects, and accessibility and support for my students. Often students enjoyed my anthropology courses enough to take three or more courses with me, including some students who went on to major in anthropology or related degrees. A large number of students I have coached in writing skills have advanced their writing abilities by one full grade in one semester. As an adviser I have supported many students who have gone on to graduate schools and professional careers. I am also a writer, and retired a few years early to expand my writing career. I have published academic works, nonfiction, fiction, and poetry in a wide range of publishing outlets, including Cornell University Press.

My favorite part of my academic career has always been the interaction with students, discovering their abilities, supporting them through their struggles, and helping them succeed. I think coaching and tutoring one-on-one, as I did through many advising sessions and online courses, offers the best way for students to advance quickly and understand m" less...

Details

fee: $60 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: online (only)

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Catherine K. is a certified tutor

BA, Yale University, English Literature

Cornell University, Masters

Cornell University, PhD

Anchor Point, AK 99556

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - TOEFL - Anthropology