Columbia College Chicago, Graduate Student Instructor
2014 - 2016
I took a semester-long course on the subject of teaching writing, which ultimately led to my job offer as an instructor with the Columbia College English Department. Here, I taught a class whose curriculum I myself designed; the classes contained eighteen college freshmen and sophomores who had to take Writing and Rhetoric in order to satisfy their general requirements. The class dealt with topics like structuring an academic essay; creating a creative non-fiction piece; how to talk knowledgeably about how writing works; techniques for strong...
Columbia College Chicago, Writing Consultant
2014 - 2016
I worked in the Learning Studio with students visiting me for hourly sessions. These students came from all kinds of educational backgrounds, and they brought in many different types of writing at any stage in the writing process. Oftentimes, I'd help students brainstorm, but I also proofread for grammar and critiqued the structure of their essay. At the end of each session, the student and I would fill out session reports that would be sent to me, the student, my supervisor, and the student's instructor.