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David

David

Private Online English and Sociology Tutor

I am a published academic educated to PhD level with 20 years teaching experience. I currently a lecturer in Glasgow School of Art's Design HIstory and Theory department. Previously I was a lecturer in Contextual Studies at Forth Valley College, Stirling and a tutor in Glasgow University's English, Sociology and Comparative Literature Departments.

Tutoring Experience

2001 - Present: Lecturer, Design History & Theory, Glasgow School of Art, areas of speciality: film, sociology, popular culture
2011-2016 - Lecturer in Contextual Studies for the BA in Art & Design, Forth Valley College, Stirling
2011-2016: Tutor: English Literature, Glasgow University, Level 1A and 2B
2009 - 2011: Tutor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Glasgow University, Level 1A/B and 2A/B
2008-2011: Tutor, Comparative Literature Programme, Glasgow University, Level 1A/B

2008 - Present: Tutor, Comparative Literature Programme, Glasgow University, Level 1A/B
2008 - 2011: Tutor, Introduction to Social Theory for Researchers, Glasgow University, Level: Postgraduate
2006-8: Tutor, Department of English Literature, Glasgow University, Level 2B

Tutoring Approach

I always aim to tailor my tutorials towards the individual student's needs and abilities. I never dumb down but I do attempt to make the learning process enjoyable as well as informative. I don't believe in simply giving the students 'the answers' but instead I encourage them to develop their own critical faculties. I am encouraging and supportive and take a genuine pleasure in seeing students do well.

LanguagesEnglish (British)
AvailabilityWeekends, Weekdays (evenings)
References Available On File

Qualifications

GSA/GU2008DoctoratePhD
GSA2002MastersM.Phil
GSA1993BachelorsMA (Hons.) 2:1, English Lit.

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