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Junaid Hussain - Freelance Finance & Market Research
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Curriculum Vitae OBJECTIVE: To get a commanding position in a well reputed growing organization where employees are encouraged to apply their professional skills to achieve organizational objectives which are set to support their personal objectives as well. PERSONAL PROFILE Name : Junaid Hussain Father’s Name : Ikram Hussain Marital Status : Married with six kids NIC No. : 42201-0643399-1 Date of Birth : 2nd February, 1959 Address : C-209 Rufi Lake Drive, Gulistan-e- Jauhar, Block No. 18, Karachi. Contact : Cell # 0345 261 8391 Res # 021 3463 2022 Email Address: junaidhikram@hotmail.com Languages Known : English – Excellent Arabic – Fair French – Fair Urdu – Excellent EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION Academic Qualifications: Master of Business Administration (Major in Finance & Marketing) Passed from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Karachi, in 1993. M Sc. Zoology: (Specialized with Entomology, Study of Insects) University of Karachi, 1982, 1st Division. B Sc. (Honor's): Zoology, Microbiology & Biochemistry, University of Karachi, 1981,1st Division. Technical Qualifications: Completed training on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) organized by ERNST & YOUNG, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Nov. 2005. Proficiency achieved in the following computer software packages: • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Power Point) • Passed dBase Plus II and FORTRAN programming courses • Capable of using Accounting software packages like: Oracle Developer 2000, DAC-easy and Peach Tree Additional • Passed certificate course in Arabic Language from University of Karachi in 1981 (Duration: One year) • Passed certificate course in French Language from University of Karachi in 1982 (Duration: One year) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE A) Recent Experience in Pakistan: Organization : Dockland TeleCom. Pakistan Pvt. Ltd. Karachi, Duration : 23rd Feb. 2010 till to-date. Position : Accounts Manager Job Profile : • Responsible for preparing Accounting Reports on Multi-Currency Accounting System. • Monitor Daily trading activities of the company. • Correspondence with clients & Routs. Organization : Institute of Security Marketing And Research (ISMAR) (Corporate Trainers for Forex and Stocks Trading & Research) Karachi, Pakistan. Duration : 2nd June 2008 to 22nd Feb. 2010 Position : Head of Research Job Profile : • Responsible for preparing research reports for clients based on forex and Local & Foreign stock market activities. • Monitor Daily technical and fundamental analysis and forecast its impact on trading activities of the Current market. • Preparation of various Office documents including proposals etc. Organization : Ace Securities (Private) Limited (A Brokerage House of Karachi Stock Exchange) Karachi, Pakistan. Duration : 02 November 2006 to 1st June 2008 Position : Local Stocks Research Analyst Job Profile : • Responsible for Analysis of Balance sheets & Income Statement. • Ratio Analysis and its interpretations • Responsible for technical & volatility analysis • Analysis of Sector & Company e.g. Fertilizer, Cement sector etc • Writing Analytical Report from different aspects. B) International Experience in Saudi Arabia: Organization : Trans Desert Transport Co. (A subsidiary company for transport service to ABV Rock Group) Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Duration : February 2000 to July 2006 Position : Senior Accountant Job Profile : • Responsible for handling payroll assignment independently • Preparation of budget and Financial Statements • Performance appraisal & grievance handling of the employees • Monitor smooth flow of treasury operations & bank reconciliation • Correspondence with foreign / local suppliers & banks • Responsible for branch accounting Organization : Dallah Trading Company (A subsidiary of Dallah Al Barakah Group) Jeddah, KSA Duration : November 1997 to May 1999 Position : Accountant Job Profile : • Assistance in preparation of Annual Budget • Liaison with banks & foreign supplier • Training and placement of new employees in the dept. • Preparation of year end audit schedules • Approval of all the JV entries before their entry in MIS • Preparation of various financial reports for higher management C) Initial Experience with Govt. of Pakistan as gazetted officer: Organization : Fumigation & Pest Control Organization at Pakistan Naval Dockyard, Karachi, Ministry of Defense, Govt. of Pakistan Duration : April 1990 to Nov 1997 Position : BPS – 17 Junior Scientific Officer (An FPSC selectee) Job Profile : • Supervise & co-ordination of pest control operations in PN ships & in other Defense Depts. like Coast Guard & Maritime Security Agency. • Review of pest control strategies in different environments • Coordination among different PN units and our Pest Control Unit. • Correspondence with managers of different Ships/establishments Organization : Department of Plant Protection, Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Cooperatives, Govt. of Pakistan Duration : Aug 1983 to April 1990 Position : BPS – 16 Plant Quarantine Inspector (An FPSC selectee) Job Profile : • Inspection of the imported vegetative consignments at Karachi sea-port, Lahore and Karachi airport & Lahore dry-port. • Inspection of the exporting vegetative consignments at sea-port, airport & dry-port. • Preparation of different activity reports for the management. • Monitor the Inventory Control. Organization : Shaheen Public School, Gulshan Iqbal Karachi Duration : Jan 1983 to August 1983 Position : Science Teacher Job Profile : • Taught Maths and Science Subjects. References: Will be provided on demand.
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Salem Aweiss - Freelance Arabic Translation & Translation
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SALEM I. AWEISS Present Address Permanent Address: Language Center 781 Mahogany Lane Building 240, Rm. 212 Sunnyvale, CA Stanford University USA Stanford, CA 94305, USA E-mail: siaweiss@stanford.edu, salema52@yahoo.com Education Ph.D. 1993: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Educational Studies. M.A. 1989: Ohio University, Athens, OH, Applied Linguistics. B.A. 1975: American University of Beirut, Lebanon, TESL/TEFL and Teaching Diploma. Employment • August 2005- present, Division of Cultures, Literatures and Languages/Language Center, Stanford University, Lecturer (AFL). • Summer 2006, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Summer School. • Summers 1995 and 2005, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont. Foreign Languages Summer Program, Faculty member. • Summer 2004, University of Maryland. Foreign Languages Summer Program, Faculty member. • August 2002- May 2005, Department of African and Asian Languages, University of Florida, Lecturer. • 1999-2002, United States Geological Survey, Project Facilitator, Educational materials writer/curriculum designer (special contract). • 1995-2001, Department of Education and Psychology, Birzeit University, West Bank, Assistant Professor. • 1995-2001, Graduate School, Birzeit University, Faculty Member, MA Program in Education (Program Coordinator 1996-1998). • 1997-2001, Pedagogical Center, Israeli Ministry of Education and Municipality of Jerusalem, teacher Trainer (part-time). • 1993-1995, Department of Near Eastern, Judaic, and Hellenic Languages (NJH), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Lecturer/Coordinator (Individualized Learning Center). • 1992 & 1994, Lecturer and teacher trainer, National Language and Culture Institute (summers), The Ohio State University/NJH. • 1989-1993, Department of NEH, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Graduate Teaching Associate. • 1993-1995, Department of Modern Languages, Denison University, Granville, Ohio. Instructor (part-time). • 1987-1989, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Graduate Teaching Associate. Publications Books 1. Co-author, “Social Identities of Young Jews, Arabs and Palestinians, First Edition, The Harry Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace/The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 2001. 2. Co-author, “Bridges over Troubled Water: A Comparative Study.” Greenwood Publishing Group, West Port, CT., October 2004. Articles in Referred Journals Submitted for Publication: 1. Salem Aweiss, et. al., Standards-based curriculum at a Research University. Al-Arabiyya Journal (Publication of American Association of Teachers of Arabic), Vol. 44 (2011). 2. Teacher Competencies for the 21st Century: The case of Heritage Language Teaching. Journal of Heritage Language Learning, UCLA. Published 1. Aweiss, S. Culture of Peace and Education: The Palestinian context. In E. Mathews, (Ed.), The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Parallel discourse, Routldge, 2010. 2. Aweiss, S. Assessment in Foreign Language Education. Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language Journal, pp. 67-87. De Paul University, 2009, (In Arabic). 3. Moore, D. and Salem Aweiss. Strategies of Constructing Social Identities in conflict-Ridden Areas: The Case of Young Jews, Arabs and Palestinians. Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 2 – 26, March, 2008. 3. Comprehensive Educational Reform. Journal of the Association of Arab Universities (Education and Psychology), Vol. 3(2), pp. 49-77, 2005. 4. Critical Review of Practices in Educational Research: Statistical Analyses (in Arabic). At-Tarbiah (Education Journal), Vol. 146, pp. 142-154, National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Doha, Qatar, 2004. 5. Confronting History’s Interpretive Paradox: Investigating the Past and Practicing History in School. International Textbook Research Journal, 25, pp. 319-342, December 2003. 6. Moore, D. & Aweiss, S. (2003). Outcome Expectations in Prolonged Conflicts. Sociological Review, Vol. 73(2), pp. 190-211. 7. Rethinking Teacher Development: The Case TEFL (in English). At-Tarbiah, Vol. 143 (Education Journal). National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Doha, Qatar, 2002. 8. Moore, D. & Aweiss, S. (2002). Hatred of “Others” among Jewish, Arab and Palestinian students in Israel. Analysis of Social Issues and Public Policy, Vol. 2(1), 1-22. 9. Education for Peace: Vision and Reality. Palestine-Israel Journal, Vol. VIII (2), 41-45, 2001. 10. Educating for the Future: Dimensions and Implementation of Multicultural Education. Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics, and Culture, Vol. 3(1), 71-75. 1996. 11. Cooperative Language Learning: Conditions for productive Group Interaction. HANDS ON Language, Vol. 7, 23-28. 1995. 12. Situating Learning in Technology: The Case of Computer-mediated Reading Supports. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 23 (1), 63-74. 1994. 13. Cognitive Processes in Second and Foreign Language Reading: Reasoning Operations, Knowledge Sources, and Strategy Use. Al-Arabiyyah Journal, 26,1-17, 1993. Work in Progress 1. Empirical investigation of the Effect of Using Morphemic and Contextual Strategies on the Learning of New Vocabulary and on Reading Comprehension (final stages). . 2. Teachers’ Beliefs: Teaching and Learning (data collected from college instructors in 6 languages (Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Italian). Data analysis in progress. ERIC Documents 1. Meaning Construction in Second and Foreign Language Learning. ERIC Clearing-House on Languages and Linguistics. Arlington, VA. Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), ED 360 850, 1993. 2. Verbal Protocol Data as a Reliable Source of Information About the Reading Behavior and Cognitive Processes. ERIC Clearing-House on Languages and Linguistics. Arlington, VA. Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), ED 360 851, 1993. 3. The Effects of Computer-Mediated Reading Supports on the Reading Comprehension and Reading Behavior of AFL Learners. ERIC Clearing-House on Languages and Linguistics. Arlington, VA. Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), ED 366 218, 1994. 4. Comprehension Assessment Measures in Second and Foreign Language Reading. ERIC Clearing-House on Languages and Linguistics. Arlington, VA. Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL), ED 366 225, 1994. Yearbooks and Proceedings of Conferences 1. Arabic Heritage Learners in Academic Settings: Analysis of Linguistic Features. National Heritage Language Resource Center at UCLA, pp. 1-28. January 2010 2. Assessment in Language Education. Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language Journal. De Paul University, 1-18, 2009. 3. Assessment in Language Education. First National Arabic Language Teaching Conference, De Paul University, June, 2009. 4. Educational Reform: Theory into Practice. In Educational Reform in Palestine: Visions and Horizons, pp. 11-19. Educational Network, Ramallah, 1999. 5. Teachers’ Professional Development: A Re-Examination in an Era of Reform. International Yearbook on Teacher Education, Vol. II, 1997, pp. 347-362. 6. Second and Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Assessment: The Recall Protocol Revisited. In W. Hatfield (Ed.), Visions and Reality in Foreign Language Teaching: Where we are, Where we are Going. pp. 123-37. Norwood, Ill.: National Textbook Company. 1993. 7. Investigating the Role of Students’ Perceptions of Study Strategy and Personal Attributes in Strategy Use. In Perspectives in Foreign Language Teaching, Vol. VII. pp. 33-56, Youngstown State University, 1993. Standards Documents, Reports and External Evaluation 1. Arabic Standards for Year 3 and Year 4 (2011). 2. Education Reform in Post-Accord Palestine: A Synthesis of Palestinian Perspective (external reviewer/referee) 2009. 3. Final Report/External Evaluation: Children’s Tolerance Education Program in the Southern Caucuses. USAID/Swiss Development and Cooperation, Feb. 2006. 4. Final Report # 3: Analysis and Evaluation of the First Palestinian Curriculum. Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI)/US Public Affairs Office), April 2005. 5. Final Report # 2: Analysis and Evaluation of the First Palestinian Curriculum. Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI)/US Public Affairs Office), April 2004. 6. Final Report # 1: Analysis and Evaluation of the First Palestinian Curriculum. Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI)/US Public Affairs Office), March 2003. 7. Level of Achievement in EFL for 5th Graders in Palestine, 1999-2000. Assessment and Evaluation Center, Palestinian MOE, December, 2002. 8. Evaluation of Peace Education Programs (Palestinian Sector). IPCRI, 2002. Conference Presentations To be presented: 1. Assessing Proficiency at the Superior and Distinguished Levels: Psychometric Challenges. ACTFL 2011 Convention, Denver, CO, Nov. 18-20, 2011. Presented: 2. The OPI and WPT as Formative Evaluation Tools. 5th Heritage Language Summer Research Institute, UCLA, June 26-July 1, 2011. 3. Participatory Action Research: Empowerment and collective reflection on learning and teaching. American Association of Teachers of Arabic (AATA) Panel, MESA Annual Conference, Nov. 2010, San Diego, CA. 4. Emerging Issues in Heritage Language Learning: Teacher education and professional development. Georgetown University Round Table, April 12-14, 2010. 5. Heritage Language Learners: Confronting the Challenges. First International Conference on Heritage Community/Languages, UCLA, Feb. 19-21, 2010. 6. Towards Participatory Evaluation Models of FL Programs: The Value of Evaluative Thinking. Presented at the Arabic LEARN Conference at USNA, Annapolis, MD., February 19-21, 2009. 5. Measuring and Assessing the Distinguished Level: Challenges and Promising Avenues. Presented at the Coalition of Distinguished Language Centers’ 6th Annual Conference on Teaching & Learning Languages to Near-native Abilities. Maritime Institute Conference Center, Linthicum, MD, December 6-7, 2008. 5. Interactive teaching and active learning: The role of measurement and assessment, National Arabic Language Conference, De Paul University, Chicago, ILL. June 13-15, 2008. 6. Teacher Certification: The post-baccalaureate alternative: Panel sponsored by MoE, Ramallah, August 2006. 7. Preparing Teachers for Peace Education: The case of Palestine (invited talk); Center for Ed. Technology (CET), The Open University, August 2006). 8. Instructional Strategies in Content-Based Instruction: The case of Arabic as a foreign language. Presented at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Conference “Meeting the Challenges of Classroom Implementation.” Monterey, CA, May 18-22, 2005. 9. Distance Learning and Classroom Instruction: Implications for the Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL). Presented at the 8th LCTL Conference, Madison, WI. April 15-17, 2005. 10. The Effect of Using Morphemic and Contextual Strategies on the Learning of New Vocabulary and on Reading Comprehension of Readers of Arabic as a foreign language. Presented (poster session) at the 8th LCTL Conference, Madison, WI. April 15-17, 2005. 11. Storytelling in Education: A Vehicle for Curriculum Integration. Interdisciplinary Conference on Storytelling, Self and Society, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, March 4-6, 2004. 12. Civic Education Curriculum: The Palestinian Context. Presented at the International Conference on Civic Education, New Orleans, LA, November 17-19, 2003. 13. A Critical Review of the Palestinian Curriculum: Tolerance and Peace Education, Paper presented at the G. Ekhart Institute, Braunschweing, Germany, Dec. 7-10, 2002. 14. Hatred and Intolerance in Unjust Situations. Paper presented at the VIII Conference on Social Justice and Social Exclusion, Rishon Lezion/Tel Aviv (International Society for Justice Research), Sep. 18-21, 2000. 15. Teaching Cognitive and Meta-cognitive Reading Strategies. Paper presented at the First Conference on Teacher Training Competencies. Pedagogical Center, the Ministry of Education in Israeli, Jerusalem, April 2002. 16. Patterns of Meaning Construction by Readers of Arabic as a Foreign Language. Presented at the APETAU First International Conference, Amman, Jordan, 28-30 August 2000. 17. Transforming the EFL Classroom: Integrating technology into teaching. Presented at the Sixth EFL skills Conference: Challenges for Y2K, The American University in Cairo, January 25-27, 2000. 18. Enhancing Critical Thinking in the EFL Classroom. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Symposium of the PATEFL. Jerusalem University, April 23,1999. 19. Critical thinking in the curriculum: A Critical Reflective Review. Presented at the 2nd. Annual Conference on Education, (UNRWA/Ramallah). April 8,1999. 20. Educational Reform: Theory into Practice. Presented at the First Conference on Education, November 26, 1998. Sponsored by Educational Network, Friends School, Ramallah. 21. The Future of Teacher Training Programs in the Arab World. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Deans of Colleges of Education in the Arab World. Doha, State of Qatar, Sept. 27-30, 1998. 22. Teaching Language as Communication. Paper presented at the III PATEFEL Conference, Hebron University, April 24,1998. 23. The School Principal as an In-house Supervisor. Educational Center, Al-Bireh Municipality, July 19, 1997. 24. Interactive Teaching Strategies: A Cognitive Perspective. Presented at The First Educational Conference on Elementary Education (UNRWA/Ramallah). May 1-2, 1997. 25. Enhancing Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills in the Language Classroom. Presented at the Third IATEFL Conference. Bethlehem University, 28 March 1997. 26. Teachers’ Professional Development: A Re-Examination in and Era of Reform. Presented at the 43rd International Council on Education for Teaching World Assembly, Amman, Jordan, 16-21 December, 1996. 27. Exemplary Curriculums for the 21st Century. Presented at The Second International Conference on Palestinian Studies (Palestinian Curriculum Development Center) December 13-15, 1996. Birzeit University. 28. Cognitive Constructive Activity: An Alternative Assessment measure of Listening Comprehension. Presented at The Third EFL Skills Conference, American University of Cairo, 3-5 December, 1996. (Presented on behalf of author by a panel member). 29. Listening Comprehension Instruction in the EFL Classroom: A Strategies Approach. Presented at The Third EFL Skills Conference, American University of Cairo, 3-5 December, 1996. (Presented on behalf of author by a panel member). 30. Anchored Instruction: The Case of Teaching on the Internet. Paper presented at the Birzeit University Workshop for the Improvement of Instructional Practices. Birzeit, June 4, 1996. 31. Professional Development of the Second/Foreign Language Teacher Through Reflective Teaching. Paper presented at the Second Annual Symposium of IATEFL-Palestine. Birzeit University, Birzeit, Palestine, April 19, 1996. 32. Meaning Construction Processes in Reading Foreign Languages. Paper presented at the MESA 1995 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 7-10 Dec. 1995. (Read on behalf of author). 33. Code-switching Patterns and Linguistic Constraints: The Case of Arabic-English Bilingualism. Paper presented at the Ninth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 10-12, 1995. 34. Engaging Students in Learning: Teaching and Assessing for Understanding. Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics in Long Beach, CA., March 25-28, 1995 (Read on behalf of the author by panel member). 35. Language and Culture in the Foreign Language Textbook: Socio-cultural, Socio-linguistic, and Curriculum Design Perspectives. Paper presented at the Conference on “Islamic and Arabic Studies in American Universities” sponsored by the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences in America, Fairfax, VA., April 15-16, 1995. 36. Beyond Small Group Learning in the Second and Foreign Language Classroom: Conditions for Productive Interaction. Paper presented at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Denver, CO, March 30 - April 2, 1995. 37. Reforming Second and Foreign Language Teacher Education: Focus on New Knowledge and New Conceptualization of Teaching. Presented at the 1994 MESA Annual Conference in Tucson, AZ, Nov. 19-22, 1994. 38. Collaborative Language Learning: Variables in Productive Small-Group Interaction. Paper presented at the 1994 Ohio TESOL Annual Fall Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 11-12, 1994. 39. Teaching for Understanding: Components of Successful L2 Comprehension Programs. Presented at the 1994 TESOL Midwest Conference, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 3-5, 1994. 40. Integrating Grammar into the Communicative Language Classroom. Paper presented at The National Language Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, July 29, 1994. 41. Content Knowledge and Procedural Knowledge in Teacher Preparation. Paper presented at the Conference on “Teacher Training in the American Universities.” Sponsored by the Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies in America. Fairfax, VA., March 26-27, 1994. 42. The Effect of Computer-Mediated Reading Supports on Measures of Comprehension and Reading Behavior of AFL Readers. Paper presented at the 1993 ACTFL Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX., Nov. 20-22, 1993. 43. Investigating the Role of Students’ Perceptions of the Study Strategy and Personal Attributes in Strategy Use. Paper presented at the 17th. Annual Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Youngstown State University, Ohio, October 29-30, 1993. 44. Meaning Construction in Foreign Language Reading: A Study of Readers of Arabic as a Foreign Language (AFL). Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) in Atlanta, GA., April 16-19, 1993. 45. Second and Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Assessment. Paper presented at the Central States Conference on Teaching of Foreign Languages, Des Moines, IA, March 25-28, 1993. 46. Recent Developments in Language Testing: Fundamental Linguistic and Psychometric Considerations. Paper presented at the 1992 Midwest TESOL Conference. Indianapolis, IN, October 22-24, 1992. 47. Second Language Reading: Cognitive and Psychometric Perspectives. Paper presented at the 1992 Midwest TESOL Conference. Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 22-24, 1992. 48. Learner Errors: A new way to Look at Them. Paper presented at the Fall 1992 Ohio TESOL Conference. University of Findlay, OH, Oct. 2-3, 1992. Invited Presentations 1. Political Reform in the Arab World. Middlebury College, Arabic Summer School (Mills College, CA). July 22, 2009. 2. Developing International Components in language, literature and culture college courses. Title VI-A “Citizens of the World” Project. Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL, March 9, 2005). 3. Teaching Critical Thinking in the Language Classroom. Teaching Support Group, University of Florida, January 27, 2004. 4. Linguistic Features of the Arabic Language: The Classical-Colloquial Continuum, Department of Linguistics, University of Florida, Nov. 14, 2003. 5. Civilizations, Religions, and Languages of the Middle East. Guest speaker, College of Human Ecology, The Ohio State University, October 20, 1994. Professional Development • Third Heritage Learners Research Institute, University of Illinois, June 21-26, 2009 and Fifth Institute, UCLA, 2011. • ACTFL Workshop: OPIc Training workshop, Monterey, CA, Feb. 7-8, 2009. • ACTFL Workshop: ILR Master Q/A Tester project, White Plains, NY, Dec. 1-2, 2007 • Pilot project between ACTFL and DLI/ September 07 (aligning the ACTFL and DLI OPI ratings for Arabic). • Linguistics Institute, Linguistic Society of America (LSA) held at Stanford University, July 1-27. • National Capital Language Resource Center’s institute on Teaching Arabic to College and Upper High School Students, May 21-25, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. • AAA 2007 Annual Conference, Costa Mesa, CA (attended selected sessions). • ASCD 2007 Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, March 2007 (one day for ticketed session on teacher training). • Designed and developed two placement tests (levels 1 and 2). • Course development of a course on Islamic cultures (AME 213). • ACTFL/ILR OPI Re-norming workshop, June 2006,Burlingame, CA • Certified ACTFL/ILR OPI tester, 2005. • “Familiarization with the National Standards for Foreign Language Instruction” ACTFL Workshop, June K. Phillips, Feb. 4, 2006. Language Center, Stanford University.?? • “Crossing Major Borders: Speaking Proficiency Development from Novice to Advanced,” ACTFL workshop, Chantal Thompson, Friday September 16, Language Center, Stanford University. • “Teaching and retaining the first year student,” UCET, University of Florida, February 18, 2005. • Foreign language workshop: “Training in Vista (WebCT)”, Center for Educational Technology, University of Florida, February 16, 2005. • “How to wake up millennial brain,” University Center for Excellence in Teaching (UCET), University of Florida, January 31, 2005. • “ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview Tester Training Workshop”, White Plains, NY, January 20-22, 2004. • “ACTFL/ILR Oral Proficiency Interview Tester Training Workshop”, White Plains, NY, October 13-17, 2004. • “Reflections on educational leadership: Who, when and how,” UCET, University of Florida, September 3, 2004. • “SERMEISS/Emory University Arabic Workshop”, University of North Carolina/Wilmington, March 24, 2004. • “Critical thinking tests and the improvement of instruction,” UCET, University of Florida, October 7, 2003. • Technology in Education. “Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria.” Sept. 1999. Project Coordination and Other Administrative Experience 1. Member, National Testing Initiative (Consensus Meeting), sponsored by ACTFL and Arabic Flagship Programs. University of Maryland, MD, April 3-4, 2009. 2. Team Leader, External evaluation of CTEP (Southern Caucuses), USAID/SDC, Feb. 2006 3. Team Leader, Project on "Reviewing Palestinian Textbooks and Tolerance Education Programs, Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information/USA Public Affairs Office/American Consulate, Jerusalem, 2003, 2004, 2005. 4. Coordinator/Facilitator and Educational Consultant, WaterCare Project, United States Geological Survey (USGS), 1999-2002. 5. Palestinian Coordinator: Project “Living in the Holy Land: Respecting Differences.” Implemented by NOOR Center for Information and Research (Ramallah) and Center for Educational Technology (Tel Aviv). 6. Chair, Department of Education and Psychology and Coordinator, MA program in Education at Birzeit University, 1998-2000. 7. Chair and member of several boards of trustees (NGOs), 1996-2002. 8. Chair, National Committee for the Development of English Language Test, Ministry of Education, Palestinian-Finnish Education Program, 1999-2001. 9. Coordinator and Principal Investigator, Joint Israeli-Palestinian Project funded by the Truman Institute, Hebrew University in Jerusalem. 10. External evaluator of several uni-national and bi-national programs in peace education and education for democracy and human rights, 1998-2002. 11. Member of several local, regional and international steering committees (e.g., VIII Conference on Social Justice and Social Exclusion (ISJR), Israel, 2000; Conference on “To Live Together: Shaping New Attitude to Peace Through Education,” Geneva Foundation, Annecy/France and Geneva/Switzerland, 1997; Teacher Education Programs in the Age of Information Technology, October 1998, Doha, Qatar. 12. Member, National Committee for Assessing Academic Performance of Colleges of Education in the Gaza Strip, Ministry of Higher Education, PA, 2000. 13. Member, National Committee on “Teacher Education Programs for the 21st Century.” Ministry of Education, PA, 2000-2001. 14. Member, National Committee “Success for All Students.” Ministry of Higher Education and National Organization for Education, Culture, and Sciences, 2000. 15. Educational Consultant/Team of Experts, Ministry of Labor, PA. Project “Human Resource Development for Vocational and Technical Education and Training, 1999-2001, Funded and Administered by GTZ/Germany. 16. Member, Organizing Committee for the First Conference on “Educational Reform in Palestine.” 1998. Certification ACTFL-ILR Tester of Arabic (since 2005) Mentored 20 ILR Testers (2007-2008), on-site and long-distance Professional Societies American Association for Teachers of Arabic (AATA) Association of the Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL) American Educational Research Association (AERA) Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Scholarships, Fellowship and Awards • 1970-1975, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Scholarship. The American University of Beirut (AUB) • 1987-1989, Fulbright Scholarship, Ohio University Grants applied for/received • Advancing Language Learning and Cultural Competencies in Arabic. Title VI/US DOE. 2009. • Teacher training workshop for Heritage Language teachers. STARTALK, 2008. • Abbasi Program/Language Center, Stanford University. Developing instructional materials in Arabic (Islamic Cultures), 2006. • International Center, University of Florida, Internationalizing the Curriculum, 2004. • US Department of Education Grant for developing instructional materials (three-year proposal for developing instructional materials in Colloquial Arabic), 2003. • US Institute of Peace grant: develop instructional materials for peace education and conflict resolution programs, 2002. • European Union Grant for interfaith dialogue project, 2002. • Harry Truman Institute for Peace, The Hebrew University, Investigating High School Students’ National, Religious and Social Identities, 1999. • Graduate Student Alumni Research Award, The Ohio State University, 1992. Writing and Editing Experience 1. Thesis Advisor, co-advisor, and theses committee member: 15 MA theses in education and linguistics (1996-2002). 2. Member, National English Language Team, Curriculum Center, Ministry of Education, Palestinian Authority (PA), 1998-2001. 3. Member, Authorship Advisory Committee (English as a foreign language). Ministry of Education, PA, and McMillan Publishing Company, 1999-2002. 4. Educational Consultant (curriculum designer, materials writer, and teacher trainer). Peace and Democracy Education Program. Israel-Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI), 1997-2001. 5. Editor, Report on indicators of civil society in the West Bank, 2001-2, Alpha/Tamkeen (NGOs). 6. Reviewer, pilot materials “International Humanitarian Law.” International Committee of the Red Cross, 2000. 7. Writer and curriculum designer for Education for Peace: Teaching Materials for Arabic, English, and Social Studies. Peace Education Program. Published by IPCRI, Jerusalem, 1998. 8. Reviewer: Referred Journals (Bethlehem, Hebron, and Birzeit Universities). 9. Columnist, The Jerusalem Times, The Only English Language Palestinian Weekly (3 years). Weekly column on topics in teaching, learning, and research. Translation Experience • Translation from English to Arabic and Arabic to English of several books, articles, general materials, and publications in civics, educational psychology, peace education, education for democracy and human rights, environmental awareness, interfaith dialogue. Community-Oriented Activities (1995-2001) • Chair, board member, and educational Consultant: Educational Network (NGO), Al-Mustaqbal Schools, Noor Center for Information and Research, YWCA, Ma’an Human Resource Development Center, Boy and Girl Scout Association, PTA. • Chair and Member of several organizing and steering committees for local, regional, and international conferences. Language Proficiency Arabic (native language) English (fluent) Hebrew (speaking, reading, writing/functional) French (reading and comprehension/functional, intermediate level speaking) German (speaking/minimally functional).
Sunnyvale, California, United States
Hugh Terry - Freelance Voiceovers & Narration
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Very experienced writer, editor, actor and broadcaster in a variety of fields. Speak English, French and German. Oxford degree: Modern History & Modern Languages. Worked for BBC Archives and Radio Times magazine; many English language educational recording projects; TV and BFBS radio presenter in Hong Kong; corporate video voiceovers, animated series and WeRead4You audiobooks (main voice). Many other radio, stage and TV projects as presenter, actor and voice artist. Taught English as a foreign language. Good driver and swimmer.
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Garry - Freelance Russian Translation & Business Plan Writing
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Professional Summary Highly experienced in economics, financial, business and commercial arenas in Media, Construction and property industries. Substantial experience in high level contract negotiations with outstanding communication skills with diverse knowledge levels of stakeholders. Demonstrated Abilities • An experienced and highly qualified economic / financial professional. • Excellent analytically skilled, with the ability to work proactively under pressure. • A team player, with outstanding communication skills, capable of managing relationships between broad ranges of stakeholders. • Excellent negotiation skills. • Demonstrated experience in the training, supervision, mentoring and performance management of up to team of up to six (6) staff. • Strong analytical prowess and a very high attention to detail. • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Qualifications • 2013 – Current CPA Qualification, CPA Australia – Working on accreditation • 2005 - 2007 MBA (Marketing) - St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Russia) - Graduated with honours MBA (World Trade) - Anhalt University of Applied Science (Germany) –. Graduated with honours • 2000 - 2004 Degree in Economics - St. Petersburg University of Management and Economics, Finances and Credit department. Graduated with honours. Skills SPSS, SAP, experience in using SAS, MS Office - Excel, Access Languages – English, Russian, German Employment History EMIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA N.G. CYPRUS ADVERTISER LTD (Cyprus) June 2010 – November 2012 Economic Commentator / Project Manager Key Responsibilities: • Ability to undertake comprehensive economic analysis and distilmacro-level analysis down to a business or sector specific level as part of ongoing commentary. • Monitoring, analysis and commentary in the areas of European and Cyprus economy, market trends, banking, taxation, commercial and financial sectors, and real estate markets. • Leadership and strategic direction of a team of up to six (6) sales staff. • Responsible for the departmental reporting, forecasting, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Researching and writing economic analysis. • Managing client relationships including researching and developing new mechanisms to strengthen the business networks, strategic relationships and profiles. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships. • Communications by managing the development and implementation of the firm's communications strategy, strengthening the firm's profile in its target markets, developing and managing effective media specific strategies, etc. OASISIINVEST LTD (part of ICEBERG LTD group) (Russia) June 2008 – February 2010 General Project Manager Key Responsibilities: • Leadership and strategic direction of a team of up to four (4) staff. • Responsible for the departmental reporting, forecasting, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Supporting operations with financial modelling and business performance analysis, financial analysis, tender analysis and labour analysis. • Contract and Tender negotiations to promote all services. • Manage the ongoing contract and the account of the clients services. • Manage the tendering process from initiation through to completion. • Build and develop existing networks and relationships including internal networks, relationships with clients and industry profiles. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Manage and execute tender quotations and submissions for a broad multifaceted portfolio’ • Analyse contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts. CREACON LTD (Construction, Saint-Petersburg, Russia) October 2007 – June 2008 Business Development Manager Key Responsibilities: • Responsible for the departmental reporting, forecasting, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Contract and Tender negotiations to promote all services. • Manage the ongoing contract and the account of the clients services. • Manage the tendering process from initiation through to completion. • Build and develop existing networks and relationships including internal networks, relationships with clients and industry profiles. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Manage and execute tender quotations and submissions for a broad multifaceted portfolio • Analyse contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts. ICEBERG LTD (Saint-Petersburg, Russia) August 2006 – September 2007 Marketing and Development Manager – chain of shops Key Responsibilities: • Started operations of the company • Leadership and strategic direction of a team of up to three (3) staff. • Responsible for the departmental reporting, forecasting, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Strategic and development policy and new formats in multimedia goods’ retail. • Application chain of shops work standards such as: unified merchandising, shelf’s scheme, commodity’s matrix, POS – materials and so one. • Development and management of trade-marketing events. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships. • Contract and Tender negotiation to promote all services. • Manage the ongoing contract and the account of the clients services. • Analyse contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts. • Manage the tendering process from initiation through to completion. • Build and develop existing networks and relationships including internal networks, relationships with clients and industry profiles. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Manage and execute tender quotations and submissions for a broad multifaceted portfolio. CHIEF LTD April 2001 – August 2006 General Manager Key Responsibilities: • Developing and maintaining short and long term targets for business development and monitor performance against the same. Reviewing further opportunities for geographical expansion of the brand. • Managing client relationships including researching and developing new mechanisms to strengthen the business networks, strategic relationships and profiles. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships. • Managing all marketing and communication efforts for the brand including promotion, distribution, pricing, and budget marketing research. • Responsible for the departmental reporting, revenue planning, forecasting, savings opportunities, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Recruiting, hiring and training personnel, resolving personnel problems, determining organizational structure. • Contract and Tender negotiation to promote all services. • Manage the ongoing contract and the account of the clients services. • Manage the tendering process from initiation through to completion. • Build and develop existing networks and relationships including internal networks, relationships with clients and industry profiles. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Manage and execute tender quotations and submissions for a broad multifaceted portfolio. • Application chain of shops work standards such as: unified merchandising, shelf’s scheme, commodity’s matrix, POS – materials. METROMEDIA INTERNATIONAL January 1997 – March 2001 Commercial Director - Call Centre August 2000 – March 2001 Key Responsibilities: • Developing and implementing sales plan and forecast, recommending pricing strategy to achieve volume, market share and profitability goals. • Meeting with key accounts, negotiating and closing deals. • Generating market information on the opportunity of potential advertiser. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Preparing periodic sales reports showing sales volumes, potential sales and areas of expansion. Developing sales operating budget. • Responsible for the departmental reporting, forecasting, monitoring/analysis and budgeting for expenditure. • Preparation of annual departmental Budgets and bi-yearly Forecast. • KPI Report analysis against budget and benchmark, investigate with operations and provided the solution to improve the performance to achieve the target. • Managing client relationships including researching and developing new mechanisms to strengthen the business networks, strategic relationships and profiles. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships. • Application chain of shops work standards such as: unified merchandising, shelf’s scheme, commodity’s matrix, POS – materials. Sales Supervisor (Broadcast Marketing) January 1997 To July 2000 Key Responsibilities: • Creating and establishing radio advertising campaigns from the ideas till launching advertising. • Creation and coordination of sales activities around this brand. • Ensuring control of marketing result, evaluating market reaction to advertising programs. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Managing client relationships including researching and developing new mechanisms to strengthen the business networks, strategic relationships and profiles. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships. OKO LTD (EXHIBITION EDITION “BRIG EXPO”) July 1994 – December 1996 Chief Editor Of Advertising Department Key Responsibilities: • Collaboration with key clients in developing strategies and defining project parameters for printed advertising campaigns. Providing recommendation for advertising messages content. • Managing advertising team including goals setting, providing ongoing support and feedback. • Leadership, communication and team building skills, including: meeting facilitation, management liaison, motivation, conflict resolution, reporting, training & coordination. • Monitoring market for further advertising opportunities • Managing client relationships including researching and developing new mechanisms to strengthen the business networks, strategic relationships and profiles. • Market/client development by undertaking relevant market and key stakeholder research, executing tailored relationship management strategies, and analysing the performance of relationships.
Australia
Steve Gregory - Freelance Photography & Annual Report Writing
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I am a System Technician Supervisor for a major cable and internet service provider. I am involved in day to day operations to maintain and enhance our services as well as maintain reports and spreadsheets for my company. I have expierence in many fields from construction, management to food services. My hobbies include photography, working out, fishing and I am always seeking to learn something new every day.
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
EJ Jackson - Freelance Book Writing & Fiction Writing
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$19
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I have been writing and editing newsletters since my twenties, have designed and written for many and various websites of my own construction, write my own marketing material and manage various social media sites related to my writing projects. I have taken and typed up minutes both at a local 'after school club' and for my employers, designed various forms -which include faxes, memos, internal telephone directories, etc,- and have written up internal procedure documents. I also have some experience in Excel (spreadsheets). I enjoy the written word in all its formats, and I am both diligent and enthusiastic.
Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Rashawn Craddock - Freelance 3D Animation & Animation
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I have been doing animations since late 2011 doing stop motion on YouTube. I deleted that channel and started a new one at this link: www.youtube.com/user/RashawnCraddock I love what I do and earning money is extra. I work for 15 dollars and give you something worth 50 bucks.
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Mel Regnell - Freelance Document Design & Content Writing
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Mel Regnell Residence: 207-548-0940 Work: 207-859-4217 mregnell@gmail.com 30 Prospect Street Searsport, ME 04974 EXPERIENCED TRAINING MANAGER/INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER/COURSE DEVELOPER Over 15 years verifiable success designing, implementing and managing training development and delivery lifecycles for complex, world-wide instructional programs serving in-house and customer bases for ILT, online, and blended training materials. Intensive use of eLearning development tools and LMS applications. Extensive experience collaborating with clients, internal engineering teams, sales and marketing staff. CORE QUALIFICATIONS LMS Management Needs Analysis Process Documentation Implementation/Delivery Program Management Client Liaison Online Development Adult Education Theory Instructional Design Materials Evaluation Contract Negotiation Public Speaking/Training Relationship Building Content Development Problem Solving Vendor Management Collaboration Employee Supervision APPLICATION SKILLS SUMMARY Microsoft Office Word PowerPoint Excel Publisher Visio HTML/XML/CSS FinalCut Pro Camtasia SnagIt Audacity Moodle WordPress Confluence Adobe Dreamweaver FireWorks Captivate Articulate PhotoShop Acrobat Pro PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Colby College Current Systems and Applications Technical Training Manager Created first campus-wide technical training office/program. Established a successful training and support organization that Increased faculty/staff training satisfaction over 70% and provided the first student technical training service. Hewlett-Packard 2001 – 2005 Technical Sales Training Transition/Integration Manager Managed world-wide transformation of technical sales training to encompass Digital, Compaq and HP hardware and software including 1) cross-company needs analysis, 2) facilitation of collaborative design process, and implementation of object-oriented training development program. Identified and provided solution for major business issue preventing successful cross-company training. Compaq Computer 1998 – 2001 Technical Training Program Manager Managed world-wide technical training development programs for three operating systems (UNIX, OpenVMS, NT) including 1) oversight of training development and delivery for a collaborative Oracle/Compaq UNIX software program, 2) management of global training development teams and 3) piloting and evaluation of technical training materials. Designed an integrated operating system training curriculum that reduced time-out-of office for customer training 60%, increasing customer satisfaction 80%. Digital Equipment Corporation 1988 – 1998 Technical Training Project Manager Advanced from Senior Course Developer to Technical Training Project Manager for world-wide training development for OpenVMS and VAX, including the design and implementation of modular courseware development and assembly routines. Designed first object-oriented training content development process and programs that reduced development budgets by 75%. EDUCATION University of New Hampshire – BA English Literature (*** laude) University of Southern Maine – MEd Adult Education and Training (highest honors)
Waterville, Maine, United States
Anthony Nami - Freelance Graphic Design & Industrial Design
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4.0
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$30
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I am a freelance artist and designer currently residing in Syracuse, New York. I am practiced in the design process from concept to completion, as well as the fundamentals of photography, typography, and communication. I am primarily focused on human-centered design and strategy, specifically in regards to how design influences the human experience. SKILLS: COMPUTER: Adobe CS5 - Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver; Rhino, Lightroom, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Sketch Up, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Wordpress, and social media. DESIGN: Human Centered Design and Design Strategy. Trained in the design process from concept to completion. Proficient in concept generation, collaboration, leadership, storytelling, sketching, research, critical thinking, human factors, typography, photography, documentation, prototyping, theory, semantics, analysis and communication.
United States
Justin Urban - Freelance 3D Animation & Website Design
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Education Milwaukee Area Technical College Associates Degree in CSG Animation Emphasis: Animation Graduation Date: May 2011 Overall GPA: 3.18 Jobs Knuteson, Powers & Quinn S.C. Job Duration: June 2005 – present Position: Administrative Assistant, IT Analyst Description: Communication with clients. Transcriber, Computer Analysis, Computer Communicator. Method of Development: Standard work Active Across America Job Duration: 2010 – 2011 I graduated Position: Animator Description: Rigger, Animation. Method of Development: Agile Development system Forever Interactive, LLC Job Duration: 2010 – Present Position: Animator Description: Rigger, Animation, beta tester Method of Development: Agile Development System
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States