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Mr. Erik F.

specializes in Creative and Individualized Tutor · male

"I have worked in education since 2011, when I fell in love with teaching. Between 2011 and 2017, I taught literature, writing, and creative writing courses across multiple institutions, including The University of Notre Dame, St. John's University, The College of New Rochelle, and Suffolk County Community College. I teach not because I love the material but because I value the student connections and enjoy more...

"I have worked in education since 2011, when I fell in love with teaching. Between 2011 and 2017, I taught literature, writing, and creative writing courses across multiple institutions, including The University of Notre Dame, St. John's University, The College of New Rochelle, and Suffolk County Community College. I teach not because I love the material but because I value the student connections and enjoy watching students discover new truths about the world and themselves. When I teach, I try and always work with lessons and assignments that I think will resonate with my students. I always try to make my teaching and the students learning as collaborative as possible.

I also served as a graduate associate at The University of Notre Dame's Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning from 2016-2018, where I ran teaching workshops for graduate students and faculty. After leaving Notre Dame, I served for a year and a half as assistant director for the University of Iowa's Center for Teaching. My favorite part of this job was the private consultations I conducted with faculty and graduate students. We worked on subjects such as course design, individual issues in the classroom, instructional materials, and, for the graduate students, job materials. I really enjoy working one-on-one with people to help them work through an individualized plan of action.

I have had many people, of all ages, tell me that they are "bad at writing," when, in fact, they were actually very strong writers, just not maybe very experienced in the type of writing they were being asked to complete (For example, someone who can write beautifully vivid images may struggle writing the more list driven resume form). I will help you discover and employ your writing strengths as well as learn the conventions of whatever writing task you are needing help with so that you are able to strengthen your individuality as a writer at the same time to complete the task." less...

Details

fee: $65 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 35 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Erik F. is a certified tutor

Sarah Lawrence College, English

University of Glasgow (MLITT), Masters

University of Notre Dame (MFA-Poetry), Masters

South Bend, IN 46615

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Reading - Writing - English - Literature - Proofreading - ACT English