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Nadine L. | Elance
 
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Nadine L.

Academic writer, proofreader, editor
   Philippines
  |   Makati City, Metro Manila

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Overview

Experienced academic writer with publications in international peer-reviewed journals and presenter at international scientific conferences. Plant Biologist with a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Biology from the University of Tokyo.

Experienced proofreader and copy editor of journal articles in the fields of medicine, natural science, engineering, and social science for publication in Springer-Verlag, Wiley-Blackwell, and Elsevier Science journals. Familiar with CMS, APA, AMA, and CSE style guides.

Experienced English as a Second...

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May 10, 2014|Academic Writing|Private|Working
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Portfolio

A Wikipedia article on geoduck aquaculture that I wrote.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoduck_aquaculture
Ghostwriter of this Kindle e-book.
Three blogs about urban horticulture.
http://iecon.com/blog/?author=265
Created this lesson plan for Grade 6 Science
Published in the Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science.
Published in Biologia Plantarum
Published in Scientia Horticulturae.
I created this newsletter for a non-profit organization that I was a member of. I also...
This is a grant proposal that I wrote for a client in 2008. Although she was very...

Skills (10)

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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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English-Tagalog Translation
English To Tagalog (Filipino) Translation Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Service Description

1. Editing support:

a. Provide editing support (substantive editing, proofreading, copyediting) to prepare academic papers for submission to peer-reviewed journals; develop and organize theses, dissertations, essays, and laboratory reports; and create conference presentations. Preference for papers in the science, social science, engineering and technology fields.

b. Editorial review and proofreading of online articles and blogs. Preference for articles in the science, social science, engineering and technology fields.

2. Academic writing:

a. Provide writing advice for essays, literature reviews, and lab reports in the areas of plant biology (anatomy, physiology, pathology, and biochemistry), environmental science, agriculture, sustainability, health and education. The content must already be written by the client. Will not write from scratch.

b. Provide literature search support for topics in 2a.

c. Transform text to tables, figures, charts, illustrations, and PowerPoint presentations.

3. Content, e-book and blog writing:
Science, agriculture, horticulture, and environment- and sustainability-related topics.

4. Course and lesson plan development:

a. Create lesson plans and materials for ESL classes.
b. Create course syllabi and content for university-level lectures.
c. Create materials for online education websites and e-learning sites.

5. Grant writing for non-government organizations.
I have a Certificate in NGO Management from Temple University and...

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Employment

De La Salle University
Assistant Professor
2013 - Present
Teaches Botany, Environmental Science, and Agriculture
Empiricas Publisher Services, Inc.
Editor
2007 - 2011
Berlitz Japan, Inc
Instructor of English
2005 - 2010
Temple University Japan Campus
Lecturer
2008 - 2008
University of Tokyo
Agricultural Researcher
2007 - 2008

Education

Philippine Normal University
Certificate in Teaching
2012 - Present
Temple University Japan Campus
Certificate in NGO Management
2007 - 2008
University of Tokyo
PhD, Agricultural and Environmental Biology
2001 - 2004
University of Tokyo
MS, Agricultural and Environmental Biology
1999 - 2001
University of the Philippines at Los Banos
B.Sc., Agriculture (Major in Horticulture)
1991 - 1996

Keywords

Editing
Proofreading
Academic Writing
ESL
Biology
Gardening
Horticulture
Content Writing
Article Writing
English to Tagalog (Filipino) Translation
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