WILLIAM SHEARD

Studies Clinical Professional

Introduction

Employment

Trinity Preparatory School

World Languages Teacher | August 2017 - July 2019

I taught students in grades 6-12.

Presentation: Group, individual, classroom

Administration: Records management, lesson plans, grading

Customer Service: Parents' e-mails, phone calls

Creative: Curriculum development, lesson production, resource/exam creation

Gilman School

World Languages Teacher | August 2015 - July 2017

I taught students in grades 9-12.

Presentation:Group, individual, classroom, assembly

Administration: Records management, lesson plans, grading, school trip coordination

Customer Service: Parents' e-mails, phone calls

Creative: Curriculum development, lesson production, resource/exam creation

University of Florida

Graduate Teaching Associate | August 2008 - May 2015

I taught students in lower division French classes. Additionally, I taught Introduction to Linguistics.

Presentation: Group, individual, classroom

Administration: Lesson plans, grading, syllabus design

Creative: Curriculum development, lesson production, resource/exam creation

Translation & Coding Projects
I provided translation (French-English & English-French) and coding services for the following individuals:

Dr. Hélène Blondeau: Coding and transcription of French corpus data from Montreal

Dr. Terry Harpold: Translation of biographical sketches for a Festschrift

Dr. Robert Hatch: Translation of correspondence between Gassendi and other seventeenth-century scholars

e-skills UK

January 2007 - August 2008

I managed website content and development of CC4G, a 50,000+ user website aiming to boost participation of girls in IT careers through extra-curricular educational content.

Technical: Intermediate HTML, CSS skills, CMS management, development protocols

Interpersonal: Internal client/developer liaison, explanation of complex ideas to laypeople, collaboration on content development

Creative: Content writing, design commission and approval, new module development



Education

University of Central Florida

M.A. Communication Sciences and Disorders (2020-)

University of Florida

Doctoral studies in Linguistics (2010-15)

M.A. French & Francophone Studies (Literature) (2008-11)

Thesis: Sons and the City: a Study of Two Novels by Jules Verne

University of Kent & Université du Littoral, Côte d'Opale

M.A. Conflict, Peace and Identity: France, Great Britain and Europe (2005-06)

Thesis: Drawn to Extremes: Cartoon Representations of the French Riots of 2005

University of Edinburgh

M.A. (Honours) Politics (1999-2003)

Thesis: Just War Theory and the Second Chechen War



Languages

English

All skills: native

French

All skills: near-native

Spanish

Reading: advanced

Speaking: intermediate

Writing: intermediate

German

All skills: intermediate