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Roslyn Nicole Ludden

rludd001@gmail.com
EDUCATION
University of San Diego – San Diego, CA
Current
Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literacy
and Culture
Action Research: Using the Arts to Support Beginner Adult English as a Second Language
(ESL) Learners’ Vocabulary Development
University of California, Riverside – Riverside, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology








March 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Laubach Literacy Council of San Diego: San Diego, CA
January 2016 - Present
Volunteer Tutor
Laubach Literacy Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping adults improve their
lives and community by giving non-native speakers the opportunity to learn to read, write, and
speak in English.
Preparing and designing lessons based on the needs and interest of adult learners.
Supporting students in developing study skills and positive attitude about learning.
Reviewing work students have done independently.
Using an educational site, Schoology, to upload lessons to provide students with additional
support outside the classroom.
Keeping record of each students’ progress and attendance.
Self – Employed: Chula Vista, CA
April 2013 – Present
Private Tutor
Dedicated to ensuring students receive additional academic support and become lifelong
learners.
Tutoring students in 2nd - 12th grade in English and Mathematics.
Designing lessons and creating worksheets, quizzes, and activities to meet students’ needs.
Evaluating the progress of students and conferencing with parents about their children’s
performance.
Using a student-centered approach to help students develop self-confidence and stay motivated

Miramar Community College: San Diego, CA
September 2015 - December 2015
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Instructional Assistant
ESOL is a writing and grammar course to prepare students for intermediate ESOL level by
teaching paragraph structure and organization, grammatical structures, basic composition, critical
reasoning and academic skills.
● Provided support to students by reinforcing concepts, principles, terminologies, and assignments
in writing and grammar.
● Assisted instructor preparing, administering, and assessing student work.
● Delivered a writing workshop on paragraph organization for Basic Skill English and ESOL
students.

● Created handouts and prepared mini-grammar and writing lessons.
● Worked at the English Center providing additional assistance to students from other classes.




A+ Subs: San Diego, CA
August 2014 – February 2015
Teacher Aide and Activity Leader
A+ Subs Inc. is a staffing service that provide substitute teachers, aides, and activity leaders to
preschools and afterschool programs throughout San Diego County and the North County areas.
Worked with children between the ages of six months to fourteen years old at various daycares
and afterschool programs such as PrimeTime, YMCA, and Klassic Kids.
Planned and supervised recreational activities
Provided a positive environment for learning.
Assisted students with classroom assignments in Mathematics, English, Science, and History.

South Chula Vista Public Library: Chula Vista, CA
February 2014 – December 2014
English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutor
South Chula Vista Branch Library provides access to reference sources and community programs
such as U.S. Citizenship and ESL classes for all ages.
● Designed lessons that combined speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.
● Utilized technology and realia during sessions when teaching communication.
The Academic Advantage: Riverside, CA & San Diego, CA November 2012 – April 2014
Tutor
The Academic Advantage is a program dedicated to helping students in grades K-12 reach their
full academic potential by providing convenient, results-oriented tutoring.
● Delegated curriculum and assessed K-12 students’ based on Program and State Standards.
● Submitted achievement plans, monthly progress report, and attendance reports.
● Provided feedback on students’ academic progress.




INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Pangea Educational Consulting Group: Dongguan, China
June 2015
Met with local Chinese English teachers to discuss differences in Western and Chinese English
education.
Visited and co-taught small lessons at five public schools.
Assisted in facilitating Dr. Sarina Molina’s workshop titled Interactive Reading Strategies:
Providing Listening and Speaking Opportunities through Reading.
Visited Hong Kong University to learn about their MA in TESOL program.

University of San Diego’s Tokyo Program
July 2015
● Engaged in a cultural exchange to learn how research is integrated in professional development
in Japanese society.
● Presented and participated in a research forum with students at Waseda University
● Gained first-hand experiences learning about Japanese teaching methods/philosophy by visiting
an elementary and middle school.
● Co-taught a cultural lesson with a colleague.
Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality: Florence,

Italy
June - August 2012
● Stayed with a host family and developed a deeper understanding and appreciation for another
culture and lifestyle.
● Attended Florence University to learn Italy’s culinary history.
RESEARCH



Dean’s Merit Research Scholarship
September 2015 - Present
Collaborated with Dr. Sarina Molina in creating DVDs for teachers in remote areas in India
which consisted of beginning English lessons and human values relevant to Indian context.
Assisted in compiling articles on the history of English teaching in Singapore.
Wrote annotated bibliographies for select articles on writing, feedback, and English as an
International Language (EIL).
Consolidated a five-minute video of previous graduates’ reflection on their participation in
Action Research.
CERTIFICATES
TESOL Certificate
University of San Diego




May 2015

VOLUNTEER WORK
Victory Outreach Church of San Diego (VOSD)
August 2013 – Present
VOSD is a church is dedicated to reach the hurting people of inner-cities and reaching out to a
new generation.
Kids Ministry Teacher providing a safe environment as they learn and grow spiritually.
Leader of Homework Club where children in grades K-7 receive help in English and
Mathematics.
Work at Welcome Center greeting new and recurring member of the church and providing
information on various events and activities.
Create certificates for graduates of various courses.

California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE)
March 2015
A non-profit organization promoting the quality of bilingual education across California.
● Registered participates for tour of school within the San Diego area.
● Directed participants to workshops and general sessions.
● Worked at the Information Desk.
WorldLink
January 2015
Worldlink is a program dedicated to educating youth about global issues and providing them
with a platform to partake in discussions to find solutions.
● Guided participants to general sessions.
CATESOL San Diego Chapter Workshop
October 2014
A non-profit organization concerned with the teaching of English to Speakers of Other
Languages and providing educator’s opportunities for professional development.
● Assisted with on-site registration and badge pick-up.

● Distributed program schedules.
Victory Outreach International Conference
Congregation of people from Victory Outreach churches from around the world.
● Assisted with registration for VOSD members.
● Check-in and issued wristbands to United We Can members.

August 2014