Becky Tolerton

Freelance French Translator & Proofreader

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Location:Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/beckytolerton
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Career Objective: To find a copyediting position in which I can utilize my copyediting skills, my organizational skills, and my analytical skills.

AREAS OF EFFECTIVENESS

Copyediting/Writing
• Copyedited scientific manuscripts for publication
• Copyedited articles for publication in medical journal
• Ensured that manuscripts were not only grammatically correct but also conformed to APA format
• Copyedited articles for compliance with Chicago Manual of Style
• Coauthored medical, research articles and books for publication
• Wrote articles for online magazine
• Editor of church newsletter
• Wrote master’s thesis presenting results

Communication
• Orally presented and defended research project
• Assisted in writing articles for publication at EVMS, CHKD
• Wrote and edited articles for church newsletter
• Wrote job descriptions in clear, concise manner
• Abstracted and combined relevant literature from various sources into concise summary

Organizational
• Designed and maintained database using Microsoft Access
• Organized case documents for easy retrieval
• Organized time to copyedit manuscripts to meet deadlines

Problem Solving/Creativity
• Designed research to test hypotheses
• Designed and implemented document retrieval system

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

September 2012 to present Teacher, French I, II
Tallwood High School

September 2004 to June 2012 Teacher, Exploratory Foreign Language, French I
Jolliff Middle School

August 2011 to May 2012 Adjunct Faculty, Psychology
TCC, Portsmouth Campus

May 2002 to July 2004 Database Coordinator
Children’s Hospital


October 2000 to July 2001 Research Associate
EVMS

September 1994 to May 2003 Freelance Copyeditor
Lawrence Erlbaum

June 1988 to June 1990 Research Assistant
Dr. Robert Archer
Dept. of Psychiatry
EVMS

EDUCATION
Master’s of Science in Psychology overall GPA 3.93
Old Dominion University

Bachelor of Arts, French
Mary Baldwin College

Career Switcher’s
ODU
Teaching Certificate

Academic Honors
Past Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Who’s Who in the South and Southwest

Publications

Archer, L. R., Keever, R. R., Gordon, R. A., & Archer, R. P. (1991). An investigation of the relationship between resident characteristics, stress, and psychosocial adjustment. Academic Medicine, 66: 301-303.

Keever, R. R. (1989). Gender and modeling effects on the performance of a cohort. Virginia Journal of Science (abstract), 42 (2), 109.

References available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
French Translation
Proofreading