Marvin LeNoue, PhD
Expert Author, Editor, and Writing Instructor
Last active: 18 hours ago
Marvin LeNoue, PhD – The Text Doctor. I have been fixing broken English for 20 years. Are you looking for copy that will get people out in the streets, onto your site, or simply into their wallets? Do you need an email, a description, a short post, or a long paper? How about a dissertation? Been there, done that, got the doctorate. Looking for a first-class writer? A micro-level text editor or human key word variation generator? Call the Doctor.
I am a self-educated PhD holder who has been developing and honing an extensive set of advanced written language and literacy skills for more than 25 years. I am a blazing fast researcher and writer, and have the type of editing/proofing chops that can only be developed by working through thousands of papers written in English as a Second or Foreign Language. Along with completion of a Doctoral dissertation* on the use of social media in education, and authorship of several publications in academic texts and journals, my background includes:
-20 years of experience in international education as an ESL teacher and tutor
-12 years as a college-level writing instructor
-5 years as a TOEFL test essay rater for Educational Testing Service
-2 years as an IELTS writing exam rater
-extensive experience in online course development and delivery
-extensive experience in the creation and management of social network sites
-journalism coursework and experience including news writing and editing
-experience as a news writer for TV evening news
-experience as a website content and marketing copy writer
-extensive international experience
I am seeking opportunities to do writing-related work of any type including scholarly, journalistic, and creative writing, advertising and website copy, blogging, news writing, copy proofing/editing, and writing instruction. I am also very capable of developing international-class presentations in either PowerPoint or Prezi. My skills that have stood the test at professional conferences around the world. I am well-read, broadly informed and critically aware concerning geopolitics, global economics, and social trends and issues, Net-savvy, detail-oriented, and self-starting.
I can produce copy that will communicate clearly, influence opinions, and generate emotional responses. I am honest, dependable, friendly, flexible, and work well under deadline pressure. I am willing to back my work with an unconditional satisfaction guarantee, and welcome the opportunity to complete test projects.
(*Completed 2012: Title - Educational social software: The use of social network sites for teaching and learning. Online at http://gradworks.umi.com/34/99/3499866.html)