Chris S.


Chris S.

Tutor

Madison, WI 53711

Will travel 25 miles

$50 per hour.

4.9 10 ratings

Statistics, Math, SPSS, and SAS Tutor in Madison and Online

For the past few years, I have worked as a data analyst in the fields of education, health insurance, and health care. I have worked with SPSS, SAS (including the macro language), Excel, Access, and a variety of statistics. My education is in psychology and music, and in psychology I focused on research, including statistics and research methods. I completed an honors thesis regarding differences between traditional and non-traditional students. Recently I decided to pursue a masters progra... [more]


Algebra 1

I have completed high-school level algebra courses, and I have tutored students in the topic in the past. I have also tutored calculus and statistics, which require algebra as a foundation.


Algebra 2

I have completed high-school level algebra courses, and I have tutored students in the topic in the past. I have also tutored calculus and statistics, which require algebra as a foundation.


Calculus

I completed calculus in high school and college. The college course was geared toward business and social science majors, and we did the usual derivations, integrations, etc., focusing on applications. I recently completed Calculus III, covering multi-dimensional integration and differentiation, field integration, path and surface integrals, and more.


Grammar

I completed college English courses, including a course specifically focused on grammar. I also learned a great deal about grammar by studying Spanish, also during college, which required a more academic approach to grammar, since it is not my native language. Further, I completed a college-level course on technical writing.


Microsoft Excel

I have worked with Excel for data entry, data manipulation, and report presentation, as well as manipulating Excel data in other tools, such as SAS and Access.


Geometry

I have completed high-school level geometry courses, and I have tutored students in the topic in the past. I have also tutored calculus, which requires geometry as a foundation.


Microsoft Word

I have written complex documents using Word, including the use of tables of content, bookmarks, graphs from Excel, and many other advanced features. I am also familiar with the new "ribbon" in the latest versions.


Prealgebra

I have completed high-school level algebra courses, and I have tutored students in the topic in the past. I have also tutored calculus and statistics, which require algebra as a foundation.


Precalculus

I completed pre-calculus courses in high school, like algebra and trigonometry. Later I took calculus in high school and college. The college course was geared toward business and social science majors, and we did the usual derivations, integrations, etc., focusing on applications.


Reading

I love to read! Some of my favorite books are very long books, including Name of the Rose, Les Miserables, and War and Peace. I have a variety of tactics to aid in comprehension, as well as strategies for remembering events, people, and places. I have also completed a college-level course in technical writing, which also aided in reading technical material.


Music Theory

During college I studied music theory for two years as a part of the music program. Additionally, I completed a course in Form and Analysis and 2 years of aural training.


Writing

I have additional expertise in technical writing, including completion of a writing course that focused on technical writing, familiarity with APA article guidelines, and completion of an honors thesis, which won the undergraduate writing award.


Statistics

I have completed courses in statistics and research methods, as well as calculus. I am experienced with the application of statistics in the fields of psychology, education, and health care.


English

I'm a native English speaker, and I have experience in the health industry, which exposed me to medical terminology. Further, I completed a college-level course in technical writing.


HTML

I wrote my first webpage in high school, and have since written many websites. Lately, I have been using online tools for web development that automate much of the content. Nonetheless, I can still dive into the code to tweak it as needed.


Psychology

I have a degree in psychology in which I focused on human learning and research, including statistics and research methods.


SQL

I have used SQL within SAS for a number of years, and I also have experience using SQL in other tools such as Oracle SQL Developer. I am familiar with the data manipulation aspects such as querying, creating tables and views, creating indexes, and summarizing data.


Proofreading

I have completed college-level writing courses, including a technical writing course. I have written and reviewed research papers, speeches, short stories, and manuscripts for publication.


SPSS

I have used SPSS for research in college and professionally. Some of the analyses I have run include basic correlations, t-tests, and ANOVAs, as well as some more complex analyses like binary logistic regressions.


Spelling

I am a native English speaker and a naturally good speller. My experience in college and the health industry exposed me to a greater variety of words, including research and medical terminology. Further, I completed a college-level course on technical writing.


General Computer

I'm generally well versed with Windows PC computers, able to clean up viruses, malware, etc., improve efficiency, install/uninstall software, install Windows, manage documents, modify settings, and so forth. I also have experience working with Linux, in particular, Debian GNU/Linux. I have installed it a number of times and am familiar with some basic commands.


Piano

I have a bachelor's degree in music, in which I focused on piano performance. I also took a course in piano pedagogy, which is the study of teaching piano. I performed as a soloist a number of times and had my own recital, too.


SAS

I have advanced experience working with SAS, especially Base SAS and the macro language. I have a great deal of experience with the DATA step and PROC SQL (and SQL in general), as well as the following procedures, in order of most used: SQL, SORT, APPEND, CONTENTS, DATASETS, IMPORT, PRINT, FORMAT, EXPORT, TRANSPOSE, REPORT, FREQ, CATALOG, and COMPARE. How do I know this? I scanned my code with a SAS macro!


Microsoft Access

I have experience creating and modifying tables, queries, forms, and reports. I have also used MS Access with other software, like SAS. Recently, I started a recipe database for my wife to help her manage recipes and weekly meal plans. Here is a blog post about it: http://blog.cswenson.com/2011/04/recipe-database.html