Charlene Jimenez

Adjunct Writing Professor
Freelance Writer
Doctoral Student

Academic and creative writing professor for Brigham Young University - Idaho and Rio Salado College. Graduate Teaching Assistant for University of Memphis.Freelance work has been featured on ScaryMommy, New York Times blog, DIY MFA, Introvert, Dear, and more!


Grading and providing feedback in the University of Memphis Prep Academy, preparing students to enter a university program.
Instruct Advanced Writing & Research (ENG 301) to undergraduate students in online-only format. Teach how to write personal credos, ethical dilemma essays, applications letters, technical reports, and academic research essays. Previously taught Basic Writing (ENG 106) and Life Skills (GS 120).
• Facilitate the online course through weekly announcements, substantial writing feedback, live Q&A Zoom meetings, and asynchronous thesis statement workshops.
• Maintain online course for deadlines, grading, and consistent communication.
RIO SALADO COLLEGEOnline Creative Writing Professor
Instruct Introduction to Writing Fiction (CRW 170), Topics in Writing: Fiction (CRW 271), Creative Writing Portfolio (CRW 201), and Magazine Article Writing (ENG 235) to undergraduate students in online-only format. Teach the ins and outs of creative writing and magazine article writing with scenes, short stories, query letters, and articles. Redesigned several courses, working one-on-one with course designer, including ENG 235, CRW 170 (twice), and CRW 271 (twice).
• Facilitate the online course through announcements, substantial annotated feedback, and answering student questions.
• Maintain online course for deadlines, grading, and consistent communication.
PARK UNIVERSITYAdjunct Writing Professor
Instructed First Year Writing Seminar (EN 105 and EN 106) to undergraduate students in hybrid format (60% in-person, 40% online). Created course syllabus, in-person class sessions, and guided students to improved academic writing with annotated bibliography research papers and more.
• Delivered in-person course lectures using visual technology, discussion, and individual work.
• Graded assignments and provided substantial annotated feedback.
• Worked one-on-one with students to achieve class writing goals.
• Maintained online course for deadlines, grading, communication, and announcements.
EDUCATION• Doctorate in progress - Doctorate of Liberal Studies in English and Online Learning from The University of Memphis• Master of Liberal Studies in Arts and Culture and Creative Writing emphasis – University of Denver• Bachelor of Arts in English with a Creative Writing concentration and French minor – Brigham Young University – Idaho

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