John Oberlin

John Oberlin

More than 10 years of professional and academic experience in various aspects of education, communications and computer-based content management in diverse, multicultural environments.

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Teaching English

King Abdulaziz University

English Language Institute, Jeddah, KSA
ESL Instructor, Sep. 2015 - Jun. 2017

Prince Muhammad bin Fahd University

Preparatory Year Program, Khobar, KSA
ESL Instructor, Aug. 2013 - Jun. 2015

Kent State University

ESL Center, Kent, OH
Adjunct Professor, Mar. 2011 - Jun. 2013

The University of Akron

Akron, OH
Adjunct Professor, Jan. 2012 - Apr. 2012

Designed and taught skills-based writing courses comprised of Arabic-speaking students.

Writing and Editing

See bylines and editing work

Co-op Publishing Ltd.

South Euclid, Ohio
Editor and Consultant, 2007 - 2009

Vendome Group, LLC
HEALTHCARE DESIGN and Long-Term Living magazines

Cleveland, Ohio
Online Editor, Jan. 2007 - May 2009

Pfingsten Publishing
Art Business News magazine

Seven Hills, Ohio
Editorial Intern, Aug. 2006 - Dec. 2006

Education

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
36 credit hours, 2012

Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Mass Communication

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
132 credit hours, 2006

Certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Kent State University, Dresden, Germany
18 credit hours (270-hour program), 2009

Defence Language Institute English Language Center Certificate of Training

DLIELC, Lackland, Texas
40-hour program, 2017

Familiarized with the US Department of Defence’s American Language Course (ALC) and its objectives and materials.

Drafting and Design Certificate

Washington High School, Massillon, Ohio
2002

Using computer-aided design (CAD) programs and drafting tools, prepared architectural and mechanical drawings.

Skills

Information Technology

See Coding

Digital Content Management

Living Abroad and Language

Arabic Speaking (beginner-intermediate)

Living Abroad