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Jessica Claire
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Results-driven Professor committed to igniting passion for learning in students, using creativity and alternate thinking to expand students' knowledge. Created lively discussion-based learning environment to capture students' focus, offering outstanding communication, organizational and multitasking abilities.

  • Syllabus Development
  • Learning Outcome Alignment
  • Learning Outcomes Reporting
  • Course Planning
  • Grading and Reporting
  • Discussion Planning
  • In-Class Lectures
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Test Proctoring
  • Tutoring
  • Relationship Building
  • Student Engagement
  • Lesson Planning
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Peer Collaboration
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem-Solving
  • Active Listening
  • Group Discussions
  • Classroom Management
  • Student Performance Evaluation
  • Blackboard
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creative Questioning
  • Personable and Approachable
  • Research Writing
  • Faculty Communication
  • Class Organization
05/2000 to 05/2023 Professor Princeton University Faculty | Princeton, NJ,
  • Maintained students' attendance records, grades and reports in strict confidence.
  • Formulated well-structured syllabus of course content to detail learning goals and expected outcomes.
  • Structured assignments with clear goals and criteria for assessment.
  • Designed collaborative learning exercises to capitalize on students' resources and skills.
  • Integrated technology into regular classroom use for student engagement and learning.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate student performance and monitor progress.
  • Mentored and motivated students to increase class participation.
  • Helped students make optimal educational and career choices to maximize learning and long-term vocational benefits.
01/2014 to 05/2018 Adjunct Professor of English Marquette University | Milwaukee, WI,
  • Adapted teaching strategies to different student learning styles and skill levels.
  • Made difficult concepts understandable to students.
  • Compiled multidimensional cultural and educational resources for students to expand knowledge of key topics beyond classroom limitations.
  • Explored deeper meanings behind texts through lively classroom discussions and challenging essay assignments.
  • Selected and revised course curricula to meet current instructional demands.
  • Prepared teaching materials such as syllabus and storyboard for use in classroom settings.
  • Instructed students in areas such as literature and creative writing.
  • Reviewed student work and provided constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Designed challenging course to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
01/2006 to 01/2017 Adjunct Professor Southwest Community College | City, STATE,
  • Tutored and coached students to help achieve personal and academic goals.
  • Implemented different teaching styles to meet needs of diverse student population.
  • Maintained schedule of office hours to assist students and offer educational support.
  • Designed exams, lecture material and writing assignments.
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Sourced appropriate course materials to support variety of student learning needs and styles and deliver content in relevant, distinctive ways.
  • Presented courses to undergraduate students and created lesson plans, tests and assignments to ascertain how well students retained class material.
  • Created lesson plans, syllabi and test schedules for courses on Composition 1 and2 plus African American Literature.
  • Integrated multimedia technology in classroom instruction for well-rounded and engaging approach to instruction.
  • Assessed student performance with integrity.
  • Delivered course lectures using modern technology to enhance student comprehension.
  • Prepared, administered and graded exams and assignments to evaluate student progress.
  • Distributed and posted course syllabus and answered student questions regarding standards, material, grading and progression at beginning of semester.
  • Assisted students in achieving completion of learning objectives.
  • Applied diverse array of assessment methods to track student performance and subject matter comprehension, documenting results in automated reporting system.
  • Created lesson plans and developed instructional materials covering required topics and learning objectives.
  • Fostered classroom environment conducive to learning and building character.
05/2003 to 05/2004 Lead English Teacher Memphis City Schools | City, STATE,
  • Repeated key lesson information to teach grammar and help students grasp concepts.
  • Required spoken and written student responses to contexts to increase reading comprehension.
  • Customized innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2003 to to Master of Arts | Creative Writing/Literature University of Memphis, Memphis, TN GPA:

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