Tutoring for Specific Classes

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Fall 2020

One-on-one Tutoring

Please read carefully to select the option that is appropriate for you.

1. Remote (online) ASC Tutoring

Remote tutoring is available by appointment. To schedule a remote tutoring appointment:

  1. Go to ASC Content Tutoring in EagleSUCCESS.
  2. Click on the tutor’s name you would like to work with.
  3. Click Schedule Appointment.
  4. Select ASC Content Tutoring then choose 1 hour appointment or 30 minute appointment.
  5. Choose an available appointment time. Please select the Course you would like help with and include a brief message about the topic or assignment you would like to work on.

Your tutor will reach out to you through Microsoft Teams at the time of your scheduled appointment. You must log into MS Teams using your Brockport ID at least 5 minutes prior to your appointment. Click here to sign in to the Teams web app or download the desktop app. If using the web app, please make sure you are using Google Chrome as your browser.

If no tutors are listed for a particular course, you can submit a Tutor Request Form to request tutoring for that course.  

2. Remote STAR-NY Tutoring

STAR-NY tutors are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are available Sundays through Thursdays from 7:00-11:59 p.m.
Go to STAR-NY online tutoring, click "request a tutor" and login using your netID and password.

3. In-person Tutoring:  Not Available after 11/20/2020

Limited in-person tutoring is available by appointment only. All in-person tutoring appointments must be scheduled by a tutoring staff member. To request an in-person tutoring appointment submit a Tutor Request Form. If in-person tutoring is available a tutoring staff member will schedule an appointment for you. If in-person tutoring is not currently available you will be notified by email.

All in-person tutoring takes place at the Academic Success Center located in the Albert W. Brown building. In-person tutoring sessions are held in accordance with the College’s COVID-19 Social Distancing and Face Covering Policy. As such, there may be an extended wait for in-person appointments. To receive help faster, try remote tutoring. 

 

Drop-in Tutoring

For certain high-demand courses ASC Tutoring provides drop-in remote tutoring. You may join the session during the scheduled time to meet with a tutor remotely without making an appointment.

Course Drop-in Remote Sessions
CHM 305 Organic Chem I Wednesdays 1-2:30 pm  CANCELLED Nov. 25
PBH 488 Biostatistics and Epidemiology Thursdays 1-3 pm CANCELLED Nov. 26
PES 335 Mondays 4-5 pm CANCELLED Nov. 23
Fridays 9-10 am CANCELLED Nov. 27
PES 420 (Dr. Too's students) Tuesdays 2-4 pm  CANCELLED Nov. 24
PHS 205/235 Physics I Thursdays 8:15-9:45 pm CANCELLED Nov. 26

Click here to join a drop-in tutoring session

 

What does this tutoring program do?

Tutoring for specific courses is designed to help students who have questions about their course work that is specific to the content of the course and that is not related to math or writing issues.

How can tutoring for specific courses help me?

Tutoring for specific courses offers students the opportunity to discuss concepts presented in lectures or reading materials, learn problem-solving and critical thinking strategies, improve study skills, and develop learning strategies.

Who are the tutors?

ASC tutors for specific courses are Brockport undergraduate or graduate students who are selected based upon recommendations by teaching faculty, a track record of academic excellence, content-specific knowledge, and a willingness to help others. Upon being hired, tutors participate in a training seminar grounded in learning theory and well-established best practices for learning centers. Throughout the semester, tutors are closely supervised and provided with guidance on how to continually improve their effectiveness as tutors. STAR-NY tutors are professional and paraprofessional tutors, CRLA certified peer tutors, adjunct faculty, and graduate students.

 

Appointment Attendance Policy

When you make an appointment with a tutor, you have made a firm commitment to your academic development as well as to the tutor. The tutor schedules his/her day around the appointment and also makes the commitment to attend and to be punctual. Everyone’s time is valuable, so we expect that you will honor your appointments. Listed below are the attendance offenses and their penalties.

  • Skipped appointment - 2 strikes
  • More than 15 minutes late without notifying tutor or ASC staff. (Tutor is not required to wait beyond 15 minutes.) - 2 strikes
  • Cancelling appointment less than an hour before the appointment - 2 strikes
  • Cancelling less than 12 hours before the appointment - 1 strike
  • No Penalty for cancelling 12 or more hours prior to appointment - 0 strikes

If you accumulate 3 strikes or more in a given semester, then you will lose your privilege to receive tutoring by appointment for the remainder of the semester. To cancel an appointment, you may call us at (585) 395-2293 (leave a message if no one answers). If you made the appointment through our website, then you may use the link provided from Genbook to cancel.

We encourage you to plan your time carefully and respect other's time as well. If you feel as though you need help with time management, then you may wish to attend one of our time management workshops or view our study skills DVD on time management.

Last Updated 11/20/20

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