Presentation on theme: "ARE YOU... STRUGGLING WITH YOUR COURSES? RECEIVING POOR OR FAILING GRADES? FAILING ONE OR MORE OF YOUR CLASSES? NOT MAINTAINING YOUR GPA."— Presentation transcript:
ARE YOU... STRUGGLING WITH YOUR COURSES? RECEIVING POOR OR FAILING GRADES? FAILING ONE OR MORE OF YOUR CLASSES? NOT MAINTAINING YOUR GPA
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR... A WAY TO MAINTAIN AN A/B AVERAGE IN ALL OF YOUR COURSES? A MORE PRODUCTIVE WAY OF LEARNING? A WAY TO MANAGE YOUR TIME MORE EFFECTIVELY? ASSISTANCE WITH THAT ONE TROUBLESOME TEST OR EXAM?
WHAT IS PEER TUTORING? It is a FREE program offered to all students enrolled in CCRI. The program has been offering student-to- student academic support in a wide range of disciplines, for nearly a quarter of a century. Originally started under the management of the Division of Student Services; it is now offered through the Student Success Centers at all CCRI campuses. Now that it has a central location, the tutors and students now have access to computers, and receives grant funds for support.
In January 2005, the program had 70 tutors to its credit, and 3,000 students per year are requesting to be tutored. The program is accredited by the College Reading and Learning Association. You can receive one-on-one, or group tutoring. Through the Peer Tutoring Web Site, there are various links to special tutoring web pages, providing an easy convenience while you are studying at home.
WHO IS YOUR PEER TUTOR? Your tutor will be a student currently enrolled at CCRI. They must have completed the course, they are tutoring with at least a “B” average. Must receive recommendations from an instructor, and work on becoming CRLA Certified. Your paid student tutor must commit to 25 hours of tutoring, as well as 10 hours of CRLA workshops and training programs. Remember the program is FREE to you, however your tutor is paid.
WHAT IS CRLA? CRLA stands for College Reading and Learning Association. Student based organization supporting the fields of learning assistance, reading, developmental education and tutoring services. All tutors must go through the extensive CRLA program, prior to becoming certified.
HOW CAN YOU GET A TUTOR? To schedule an appointment with a tutor: You can apply on-line at: WWW.CCRI.EDU/PEER_TUTORING/ WWW.CCRI.EDU/PEER_TUTORING/ Once you have applied, you will be notified by e-mail of who your tutor will be and when you fist scheduled appointment will be held. Go to one of the many walk-in tutoring sessions at any of the Student Success Centers. Stop by the Student Success Center at any of the four campuses.
WALK-IN TUTORING Is available at all four campuses. Schedules are enclosed for the Knight and Newport Campuses. Flanagan and Liston Campuses, are not available at this time on-line. However, you can contact your instructor or the student success center for more information. Remember, walk-in tutoring is available for only your basic courses, (Math, Chemistry, Economics, Accounting etc.)
ON-LINE TUTORING Currently, CCRI’s on-line tutoring is not established. However, it is in the works, grant funds have been applied for and hopefully the program will be up and running shortly. In the meantime, check out the On-line Resources, available through the Peer Tutoring Web Site. It has resources for English, Foreign Languages, Law, Mathematics, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
RE-CAP OF PEER TUTORING Highly beneficial program. In 2005 the Peer Tutoring Program, assisted over 3,000 students with various studies. Program is available on all four campuses. You can be tutored in any of your courses. It has flexibility to fit any schedule: scheduled hours, walk-in hours, and soon to be available on-line. Possible job opportunity. It may be the answer to passing or failing that troublesome required class.