Michael E.


Michael E.

Tutor

Oakland, CA 94610

Will travel 12 miles

$65 per hour.

5.0 26 ratings

Experienced teacher, patient, fun and creative.

The most valuable educators set students up for success. This is what I do. My teaching style is active and inspirational, considering the mind not as a vessel to be filled, but a fire waiting to be lit! I teach computer skills, digital photography, science and astronomy for students of all ages. My current university appointment is Adjunct Professor at the Academy of Art University AAU in San Francisco. Original course designer and instructor of the first digital photography and astronomy... [more]


Microsoft PowerPoint

Designer of PowerPoint presentations since the inception of the program. Visual imaging/design expert. PowerPoint guru available for you!


Astronomy

I have years of experience designing and teaching multiple college level astronomy classes at a fully accredited university. My Scientific experience is comprised of 20+ years including: observational astronomy and research at local observatories and through The Tzec Maun Robotic Telescope Facilities in New Mexico and Australia. My research includes spectroscopy, stellar cartography, astrophotography, solar physics, and lunar phenomena. My scientific education was completed at Kent State University.


Adobe Photoshop

Over a decade of experience teaching both professional and college level use of the Photoshop program. Visual presentation expert/professional commercial photographer.


Special Needs

I have years of experience working with special needs students; including those with learning disabilities and deaf groups/individuals. I have completed professional faculty development seminars towards the teaching of ESL students and those with learning disabilities. I truly care about making a positive difference in the lives of my students. Please communicate your special needs and I will do my best to accommodate and make the education fun.


ADHD

I have years of university teaching experience working with special needs students; including those with ADD and ADHD. I have completed professional faculty development seminars towards the teaching of students with learning disabilities. I truly care about making a positive difference in the lives of my students. Please communicate your special needs and I will do my best to accommodate and make the education fun.


Hard of Hearing

Fifteen years of experience working with the deaf as an educator of art, photography, science and business. I frequently work with the Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA) designing and teaching workshops for the deaf and late-deafened. I am a member of the Technical Advisory Committee for the California School for the Deaf (CSD).


Graphic Design

Fifteen years of experience creating high-end portfolio photography for graphic designers. Ten years of experience teaching graphic design majors how to shoot their own portfolios. Deep understanding of the graphic design field and what it takes to get you seen.