Information About Joe - Lancaster tutor - (6 reviews)
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A published economics researcher and multiple academic award winner with a PhD economics thesis under examination. Over five years’ experience offering private tuition to satisfied clients. Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Joe has three years’ experience teaching a first-year economics course at a top 10 UK university, and in 2019 will be lecturing on a labour economics course. He has tutored many satisfied students at prestigious UK and overseas universities.
Joe adeptly draws out the intuition behind complex economic and mathematic concepts and demonstrates theory using examples from personal interests. His easy-going attitude combined with thorough preparation means his clients find his lessons enjoyable and productive.
Joe holds an MSc (distinction) and a BSc (first class) in Economics. He was the best performing student in both degree cohorts and is the recipient of many academic awards from the University of Lancaster (listed below).
Joe is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy which reflects the investments he has made in developing excellent teaching practices.
Chancellor's Medal, LUMS Dean's List and Best Academic Performance Prize (Dec 2015): Awarded for the best academic performance across the University, Management School, and economics department respectively.
Professor Balasubramanyam Prize (Nov 2015): Awarded for the "most outstanding performance in mathematical economics and econometrics."
Professor Balasubramanyam Prize (Jul 2014): Awarded for delivering the "most outstanding performance in the field of development economics."
Elizabeth Brunner Prize (Jul 2013 and Jul 2014): Awarded to the "most outstanding and meritorious second/third year undergraduate in the department of economics."
Philip Andrews Memorial Prize (Jul 2012): Awarded for exceptional academic performance in Part I (Year 1) BSc economics studies.
For three years Joe taught Principles of Economics to first-year undergraduates at the University of Lancaster (which regularly ranks among the top ten UK universities). Joe began working as a private economics tutor in early 2013. Since then, he has offered tuition to over fifty satisfied clients; both in person and online. In some cases, Joe has tutored clients in each year of their degree programmes.
Joe’s tutoring experience covers elementary mathematics to advanced economic and econometric theory, as well as applied economics (including dissertation research projects). In addition to economics tuition, Joe can help students get to grips with complicated econometrics and statistical software programmes, such as Stata.
Joe is an Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. The HEA promotes reflective and evidence-based teaching practice at universities, and his membership reflects his commitment to excellent teaching practice. Joe has attended multiple teaching workshops including those organised by the Economics Network - a body which promotes good teaching practices in economics education.
Joe has experience providing tuition in the following fields:
microeconomics (principles, intermediate and advanced)
macroeconomics (principles, intermediate, advanced and applied)
econometrics (statistical underpinning, theory and applications)
mathematical economics (introductory, intermediate and advanced)
public economics and political economics, labour economics (including the economics of education, and health economics), industrial organisation, development economics and sports economics, financial economics
Statistical software: Stata, SPSS, R and eViews
Joe adopts a student-centric approach to tutoring. He takes time to understand what specific topics or concepts students are finding difficult, and he aim to provide a solution as well as a broader understanding of the issue and how it fits into the subject in question. Joe strive to highlight links between topics or concepts within a theme to maximise student understanding.
Joe offers face-to-face tuition and online tuition via Skype or Zoom. During Skype tuition, Joe and students can share their screens, so that he can draw diagrams and graphs, annotate materials and provide step by step explanations. All online lessons can be recorded if the student wishes which they can then play back later.
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Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Higher Education Academy (2017) - Associate Fellow (Professional) (✔ On File)
- Lancaster University (2015) - Economics (Masters) (✔ On File)
- Lancaster University (2014) - Economics (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
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My daughter was struggling with her BSc Economics, Joe helped her back on track.
Joe went through lecture material in an easy, well structured way. He's friendly and always replied quickly when needed.
If you need help with your studies I would put Joe at the top of the list.
He knew the topics well, always came prepared and doing the necessary research beforehand, and he was available to answer questions/provide feedback outside of regular tutoring hours.
If I needed an hour, he was available to same day a couple hours later.
Overall, a competent and reliable tutor.