Arlie C. Tick

Position
Assistant Professor
Affiliated Departments
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Telephone
617-747-6071

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Career Highlights
  • Teaches Berklee's Music and English Intensive Program (MEIP), an English as a second language program for performing artists
  • Former instructor of English as a foreign language in Andorra and China
  • Graduate TESOL program assistant coordinator, Salem State University
  • International student recruitment and global initiatives assistant at the Center for International Studies, Salem State University
  • Program development assistant and writing consultant at the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center, Salem State University
Education
  • B.A., Louisiana State University
  • M.A.T., Salem State University¬†
In Their Own Words

"My teaching philosophy is centered on developing a language learning environment that addresses the strengths, diverse learning styles, and unique needs of my students. From my extensive travels abroad and my time spent teaching English as a foreign language in Andorra and China, I have learned the significance of adapting and accepting culturally diverse communities. This trait I hope to instill in my students by fostering cultural awareness and acknowledging ethnic diversity in the classroom." 

"Here at Berklee, a diverse classroom environment is inevitable. In my freshmen seminar courses on contemporary issues, students represent more than 10 countries. In these courses, I encourage students to work with their peers to complete group projects and assignments so that they are introduced to various cultures and traditions quite different from their own."