Faulkner University

ANDREW JACOBS' VITA

Contact Information

Office

Address: Faulkner University
Rotunda 118
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
Office Phone: 334-386-7657
E-mail: ajacobs@faulkner.edu

Summary of Qualifications

  • Masters of Liberal Arts. Emphasis: English.
  • Experience instructing students in English related fields.
  • Experience tutoring students in English related fields.

Education

Masters of Liberal Arts (2005), Auburn University Montgomery.
    Major: English with specialization in Elie Wiesel's Night Trilogy.

Bachelors of English (2003), Faulkner University.
    Major: English with Minor in Biblical Studies.

High School Diploma (1983), Stanhope Elmore High School.
    Major: In College Preparatory Studies.


Continuing Education-Professional Development (Recent)

January 2008 Contributor to Executive Summary for The Great Tradition on Irving Babbitt's Literature and the American College, Faulkner University.
May 2007 Professional Development Workshop, Using Teacher/Learning Styles in the Classroom, Faulkner University.
February 2005 Donald Murray, On Writing, Auburn University Montgomery

Specialization Areas

English Composition
Elie Wiesel's Night Trilogy

 

Current Experience

Instructor, English. Faulkner University. August 2006 to Present.

Description: Teach courses in Fundamentals of Reading and Writing I and II and English Composition I and II. Perform faculty duties such as student advisement and career guidance.

Writing Center Director, English Department. Faulkner University. August 2007 to Present.

Description: Interview/hire prospective tutors for Writing Center. Coordinate Writing Center resources for assigned use in EH 0301/0302 remedial composition courses. Handle annual budget/part time tutor wages. Initiate continued Writing Center development, especially tutoring training and technological aids.

Freshman Experience Instructor. Faulkner University. August 2007 to Present.

Description: Teach groups of freshman during iStart week.

Assistant, Instructional Support Lab. Faulkner University. August 2003 to Present.

Description: Supervise make up examinations. Tutor in English composition, literature, etc. Conduct and record placements testing in math and English. Conduct CLEP examinations, collect fees, etc.

Previous Experience

Adjunct Instructor, English Department. Faulkner University. August 2003 to April 2006.

Description: Taught courses in Fundamentals of Reading and Writing I and II and English Composition I and II.


Adjunct Instructor, English Department. Auburn University Montgomery. August 2003 to April 2006.

Description: Taught courses in English 0100 and English Composition I.

Honors

2003 Martha B. Bedwell Memorial Scholarship, MLA

2003 Salutatorian, BA

2003 President's Award, BA

2003 Summa Cum Laude, BA

2003 2nd Place College Essay, Statewide Fitzgerald Writing Competition

2003 English Award, BA

2002 2nd Place Short Story, Statewide Fitzgerald Writing Competition

Activities: Community Service

Hunter Hills Church of Christ

Member 2001-present.

Small Group Leader 2006-present.

Audio Visual Ministry 2006-present.

Activities: Professional Associations

Ancient Near East Society 2008 - present

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2006

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society 2002

Alpha Chi National Honor Society 2002


Publications and Presentations

Publications

Jacobs, Andrew R. A Kaddish for the Dead: an Evolution of Faith in Elie Wiesel's Night Trilogy. Diss. Auburn Univ. Montgomery, 2005.

Presentations

2003 Presenter. Alpha Chi Convention. Meliorism in Voltaire's Candide

2002 Presenter. Alpha Chi Convention. Selected Fiction.

Undergraduate Courses Taught

Fundamentals of Reading and Writing I

Fundamentals of Reading and Writing II

English Composition I

English Composition II

Freshmen Experience

Professional References

List Available Upon Request

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