Kevin Baublitz Bio
I earned a B.A. in History with emphases in Political Science and Secondary Education from Whitworth University in 1989, with a minor in Art. In 1994, I earned an M.A. in TESOL from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Work Experience Highlights:
ESL teacher for the Japan Exchange Teaching Program for the Japanese Ministry of Education (1989-90).
Medical Editor at Fukuoka Medical Communication (2011-Present).
Online Academic English Tutor with Preply.com tutoring IELTS, TOEFL & SAT English Test Prep, Business English/Speaking and Pronunciation. (2018-2020).
Thirty minute virtual paper presentation via Skype for SNU, Centre for English Language Communication entitled Vygotsky in the ESL Classroom, Putting Theory into Practice. Presentation highlights included an outline of Socio-Cultural Theory and Scaffolding Theory.
Two concurrent one hour presentations on Power Point on the topic of Lesson Study and it’s practical application in teacher training programs. I was invited by the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok to speak as a USDoS/Georgetown University English Language Fellow.
In attendance of my teaching demonstration lesson for writing class were eighteen selected intermediate/advanced writing students and five professors of Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan.
Paper Presentation Kyushu American Literature Society May 15, 2004.
The Environmental Ethic of John Muir in My First Summer in the Sierra.
This one hour talk focused on how John Muir’s observations, as described in the classic work of environmental literature My First Summer in the Sierra, help start the modern environmental movement.