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Tutor profile: Ruth Q.

Ruth Q.
Librarian and Technology Educator
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About Ruth

About Ruth
I am a librarian and educator with over ten years of experience working at every level of education. I specialize in teaching information literacy skills to ensure strong, research-based assignments.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
In addition to experience as a librarian in two different public high schools, I have worked as a public librarian, serving all ages with information needs, and I own my own technology teaching business that caters to older adults.
Syracuse University
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2013 - 2015
SIT Graduate Institute
2010 - 2012
Rutgers University
Bachelor's Degree
2005 - 2009

Work Experience

Work Experience
Nottingham High School, School Library Media Specialist
2019 - Present
Developed information literacy instruction to integrate into co-taught lessons with teachers of all different subjects Built and maintained a website of library resources Created tutorials for library tools and resources Developed the library's digital and physical collections to include works with diverse perspectives Engaged students in informal, co- curricular learning through monthly, themed, library displays and programming Serve on district committees: Testing, Research Curriculum Development Managed more than 10 student library...
High Five Technology Instruction, Technology Educator and Business Owner
2016 - Present
Instructed more than 50 lessons Developed lesson plans tailored to specific student needs, working with a wide variety of computers, mobile devices, and other personal technology Contracted by the Hopewell Valley Senior Center, the Princeton Public Library, the Douglass Alumnae Association, and the Princeton Adult School to deliver group classes on a variety of technology subjects, including device selection and setup; an introduction to iPads and iPhones; paperless vacation planning; technology and healthy living; and cloud collaboration tools
The Lawrenceville School, Outreach & Digital Learning Librarian
2017 - 2019
Planned and implemented library programs and events for students grades 9- 12, staff, residential faculty and their families including, e.g. Comic Con, Coffee and Canvas, Therapy Dog Sessions, Letter-to-Your-Future-Self Campaign Delivered information literacy instruction on evaluating bias and conducting research using reputable sources Created a comprehensive vendor directory and served as the staff liaison for all customer service representatives Served on the campus Technology Committee Advised the student volunteer program
Pompton Lakes High School, School Library Media Specialist
2015 - 2016
Designed and instructed classes on information literacy, and research Trained staff on emerging educational technology Built and maintain a website of library resources Developed the media center's physical and electronic collection Engaged students in co-curricular learning through library displays and programming Advised a student-led book club Monitored and maintained library technology
Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center, Instructional Technology Librarian
2014 - 2016
Designed and delivered the one-on-one, technology tutoring program for which there was consistently a three-week-long waiting list Developed and facilitated technology classes Managed the library’s Twitter account and eNewsletter Updated library website and eCalendar Maintained library computers Served on the Information Desk
AFS Intercultural Programs—USA, Intercultural Education Specialist
2010 - 2013
Wrote orientation cycle curriculum for organizational volunteers to deliver to international students studying in the United States and for US students preparing to study abroad Designed graphics and typesetting for print manuscripts for print Served on the advisory group that helped to build online training modules Coordinated and facilitated international writing workgroup meetings, funded by a federal grant program
Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University, Recruitment Coordinator
2009 - 2010
Planned and executed recruitment events and campus visits for prospective college students and their families Served as in-house event photographer at recruitment events Established a Facebook account for the Office of Recruitment and New Student Programs Composed copy for and scheduled recruitment email communications using a variety of email marketing services Advised student recruitment groups

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