Academic Coaches are faculty members with strong teaching backgrounds and knowledge of study strategies and learning styles. They provide a comprehensive service for students who want to improve their academic and self-management skills, such as time management, organization and study skills. Tutoring Services at Monmouth University offers this support to help students achieve their academic goals along with self-advocacy and independent, life-long learning.
Professional Content Specialists are faculty members with strong teaching backgrounds and knowledge in content specific disciplines. They are committed to helping students by providing positive tutorial experiences in these content areas. The goal of each tutorial is to assist students in developing strategies that will help strengthen their knowledge, develop transferable learning skills, and achieve academic success.
EDUCATION: Master of Arts, Reading Specialization-Adult Literacy
SPECIALTIES: College-level reading and study strategy development leading to successful attainment of academic goals.
CERTIFICATIONS:National Tutoring Association (NTA) Basic Level Tutoring and Academic Coach (2015)
EDUCATION: B.A. Villanova University, 1982 (English, History, Education major), M.S. Monmouth College, 1987
SPECIALTIES: Member of the Department of History since 1986 teaching a variety of courses such as Western Civilization I and II, U.S. History, Business and Economic Growth of the United States, Critical Discourse, and Freshman Seminar. He advises undergraduate history majors in the Department of History. Currently serves as a Freshman Advisor for the First Year Advising Office. He assists first-year students with study skills, test-taking strategies, and adjustment to college life. Interests include politics, current issues, reading, writing, the beach, and the shore.
CERTIFICATIONS: National Tutoring Association (NTA) Basic Level Tutoring and Basic Academic Coach (2015).
EDUCATION: BS:Computer Science; MBA
SPECIALTIES: Math 105, 117, 118
**Available Fall semester only.
EDUCATION: B.A. Newark State College, 1972 (Education major), M.A. Kean University, 1980 (Science Education), Monmouth University 2004. (Supervisor of Instruction)
SPECIALTIES: Member of the Department of Computer Science/Software Engineering since 1999 teaching a variety of courses such as IT 100, IT 102, IT 150, IT 200 and IT 500, as well as Freshman Seminar. Currently serves as a Freshman Advisor for the First Year Advising Office. He assists first-year students with study skills, test-taking strategies, and adjustment to college life. Professor Reynolds supervises student teacher and conducts focus groups for the School of Education. He also advises The Outdoors Club.
EDUCATION: Kean University, Union N.J. Masters in Accounting, MBA in Global Management, B.S. in Business
SPECIALTIES: Content tutoring for upper level business classes:accounting, statistics, finance
CERTIFICATIONS: National Tutoring Association (NTA) Basic Level Tutoring and Academic Coach (2015)
EDUCATION: Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY M.S. in Special Education; New York University, New York, NY M.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education; SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY B.S. Art Education.
SPECIALTIES: English language instruction to a wide variety of non-native English language learners in regards to reading, writing, and speaking skills. College-level reading and study strategy development leading to successful attainment of academic goals.
EDUCATION: Master of Education:English as a Second Language(ESL); The College of New Jersey. Bachelor of Arts:Literature/Language; Stockton College.
SPECIALTIES: Teaching international students conversation skills, English pronunciation, and advanced grammar. Developing curriculum focused on practical English usage for writing emails, resumes, and cover letters; interviewing for jobs; making presentations.