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$40/h
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Lessons offered by George-Alan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Psychology
  • General knowledge
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Psychology (Introductory, statistics, cognitive, developmental, History and theory) in Vancouver, BC, CAN.

Methodology

Mostly the Socratic method for the tutoring of individuals and small groups, I ask questions and then based on those questions we explore the concept you are trying to learn. If this is a long term tutoring position then I employ homework and exercises.

Background

I am a sessional instructor in psychology. I have an MA in experimental psychology with a cognitive biological focus. I've taught for 7 years at the college level. I have also worked as a private tutor for research methods and statistics.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $ 30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $175
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $300

Details

I need 24 hours notice, or more, to book an appointment or to cancel an appointment.

Lessons offered by George-Alan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • History
  • Psychology
  • General knowledge
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

George-Alan's Resume

Annotated Curriculum Vitae
Contact information
George Wallace
E-mail: (concealed information)
LinkedIn: (concealed information)

Education
MA Experimental Psychology: Cognitive/Biological, Simon Fraser University, 2007-2010.

BA Psychology: Honours, St. Francis Xavier University, 2002-2006.

Work experience
Lab Technician at Douglas, New Westminster BC.
- Conducting psychology lab demonstrations for Introductory and second year courses. Acting as an information resource for students, tutoring students in introductory psychology, statistics, research methods, neuroscience and other courses. (Fall 2015 - Dec 2017).

Private tutor at self-employed, Vancouver, BC.
-Conducting one on one and group tutoring session, mostly for courses in research methods and data analysis (ongoing).

Instructor at College of the Rockies, Cranbrook BC.
- Responsible for the delivery of a number of psychology courses.
- Psychology 240: Abnormal Psychology. Fall 2013 (1 section).
- Psychology 101: Introduction to Psychology One. Fall 2013 (2 sections).
- Psychology 102: Introduction to Psychology Two. Spring 2014 (2 sections).
- Psychology 270: Environmental Psychology. Spring 2014 (online).

Instructor at Columbia College, Vancouver BC.
- Responsible for the delivery of a number of psychology courses.
- Psychology 240: Social psychology. Fall semester 2011 (1 section).
- Psychology 210: Introduction to child psychology. Spring semester 2012 (1 section).
- Psychology 120: Introduction to psychology. Summer and Fall semester 2011 (2 sections).
- Psychology 110: Introduction to psychology. Summer and Fall semester 2011 (3 sections).
- Psychology 110: Introduction to psychology. Spring 2015 (3 sections).

Instructor at Alexander College, Burnaby BC.
- Responsible for the delivery of a number of psychology courses.
- Psych 101: Introduction to cognitive and biological psychology. Spring 2011 (2 sections).
- Psych 101: Introduction to cognitive and biological psychology. Summer 2012 (2 sections).
- Psych 102: Introduction to developmental, social, personality, and clinical psychology. Summer 2012 (1 section).

Technical Consultant at CAPA Consulting, Labrador City, NL
- Responsible for the creation of a searchable digital document for the the Iron Ore Company of Canada, Labrador mine site, August 2012.

Teaching Assistant and Tutor Marker positions at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC.
- Responsible for the delivery of tutorials for psychology courses and grading support for course instructors.
- Tutor Marker: Cognitive Science 100: Introduction to the mind, 2011 (1 section).
- Teaching Assistant: Psychology 201w: Introduction to Research Methods, 2010 (2 sections).
- Tutor Marker: Psychology 280: Biological Psychology, 2010 (1 section).
- Teaching Assistant Psychology 300W: Critical Analysis of Issues in Psychology 2008-2011 (18 sections).
- Tutor Marker: Psych 221: Introduction to Cognition, 2010 (1 section).
- Teaching assistant: Psychology 102: Introduction to Psychology II, 2007-2008 (8 sections).

Research Assistant at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax NS.
- Conducting experiments in the Human Cognition Lab for Dr. Jason Ivanoff (2006-2007).

Skills
- Advanced knowledge of data organization.
- Advanced knowledge of research methodology.
- Working knowledge of statistical analysis software.
- Experience making inferences from data (i.e. hypothesis testing, estimation techniques).
- Writing, editing, revising and formatting documents.
- Experience generating literature reviews and experimental reports.
- Experience speaking at formal academic events and lectures.
- Experience writing, editing and reviewing written academic work.
- In-depth experience with both PC and OS operating systems.
- In-depth knowledge of Microsoft suite, especially excel, word and power-point.
- Comfortable learning new technologies and software applications.

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