Pedagogical Experience

Roles & Responsibilities

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Course Builder, Claremont Graduate University, Office of Information Technology (OIT), Online Faculty Resource Center (OFRC), Supervised by Aimee Garten and Sunny Chau

June 2021 - August 2021

As a Course Builder for the Office of Information Technology and the Online Faculty Resource Center (OFRC) at Claremont Graduate University, Christina assisted faculty with instructional design. She adhered to the following tasks: 1) Met with the instructor to understand the course requirements, structure, and planned activities and 2) Gathered course materials from the instructor and updated their Canvas site to include a Home page, Start Here page, Resources & Materials page, Syllabus section, Assignments section, Modules organization, and enhanced Asynchronous Activities if applicable to the remote course design.

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Graduate Writing Consultant, CSU Fullerton Academic Programs, Writing Across the Curriculum’s (WAC) Thesis Retreats at the Pollak Library, Supervised by Dr. Leslie Bruce

September 2019 - July 2020

As a Writing Consultant, Christina worked in conjunction with research librarians to assist graduate students with their writing and research techniques. Christina assisted students with the following: 
-Generating ideas, brainstorming, and/or pre-writing strategies.
-Building an argument and solidifying thesis statements. 
-Revising scholarly papers by referencing professor and/or peer-review feedback.
-Quoting and paraphrasing sources ethically. 
-Synthesizing and engaging with scholarship.
-Assisting students in bridging gaps in scholarship in their prospective disciplines. 
-Creating a literature review or annotated bibliography.
-Avoiding tangents in your writing.
-MLA or APA formatting.

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Instructional Student Assistant Tutor, CSU Fullerton, Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics, Pollak Library Writing Center

August 2018- July 2020

As a Writing Center Tutor in the Pollak Library, Christina tutored college students from all different majors. She assisted student in improving upon their academic performance in terms of course assignments, class material, and scholarly papers. She conducted thirty-minute sessions with her tutees where she commonly assisted students with thesis formation, paragraph structure, works cited pages, syntax, grammar, scholarly sources, and any other concerns they had. Lastly, Christina worked with fellow tutors to conduct monthly workshops for ENG 101/ 101P courses on common topics like plagiarism, quote integration, establishing ethos, and research methods.

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English 101P Instructional Student Assistant Embedded Tutor, CSU Fullerton, Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics, Supervised by Lecturer Sherri Sawicki

February 2019 - May 2019

As an Embedded Tutor in a Preparatory College Writing Course, Christina served as the direct liaison between the course and the Writing Center. She conducted lectures, graded assignments, conducted office hours, and assisted the lead professor with preparing course material.

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High School A.V.I.D Tutor, Corona-Norco Unified School District, John F. Kennedy Middle College High School

February 2018 - August 2019

Christina was a tutor for the high school AVID program in the preparatory subjects of science, math, history, and language arts. She monitored, assessed, and remediated high school students’ performance. On a daily basis, Christina demonstrated her ability to adapt her teaching style to the unique needs of various students. She constantly aimed to create an inclusive and positive work environment as a mentor, while refining her transdisciplinary praxis.