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Tutoring

Deeper understanding, extra practice at applied theory, and intellectual skill building combine to differentiate students who attend tutoring and those who don’t. Tutoring is student-led support for success in courses. Peer Tutors guide learning while working through difficult course concepts and example problems in 1-On-1 and/or Small Group sessions. Students can attend scheduled sessions as needed throughout the semester, and should be prepared to bring specific questions and course materials.


What We Do    

Peer Tutors offer 30 minute sessions throughout the week for students to reserve as needed to ask specific questions about difficult course concepts and/or assigned homework problems. Sessions are available in 1-On-1 and Small Group formats to student learning. Students should bring their course materials, notes, and calculators. Session dates, times, and locations are posted on TAMUG TutorTrac in Howdy. Questions may be directed to tutoring@tamug.edu.

Students

Tutoring is a support service for students who are working to be the best in their field, reach for a higher GPA, and better understand course concepts. Each session gives students individualized attention that they don't get in a crowded classroom, identifies a person's learning style, and improves understanding of difficult course material.

>>> 1-on-1 Sessions
>>> Small Group Sessions
>>> Courses Supported
>>> Hours and Location
>>> Make an Appointment
>>> Join our Team of Learning Consultants!
>>> Session Exit Survey

Faculty/Staff

Course tutoring supports your teaching efforts by creating an academic safe space where student are encouraged to ask questions of their peers they may have been uncomfortable asking in class. Tutoring develops healthy study and time management habits and encourages initiative in their learning process.

Services we provide:

  • One session topical workshops
  • Referrals to other student support services on campus
  • Monitoring and tracking of referred students
  • Training for peer leaders or professional staff

>>> Program Syllabus Descriptions
>>> Courses Supported
>>> Roles of Learning Consultants

How We Help
Students:
  • Offers more individualized, systematic, structured learning experience.
  • Provides greater congruence between teacher and learner, closer role model.
  • Improves academic performance and personal growth.
  • Improves attitude toward subject area.
  • Motivates self-paced and self-directed learning.
  • Provides intensive practice for students who need it.
  • Improves self esteem.
University:
  • Increases opportunity to reinforce instruction.
  • Increases positive student interaction.
  • Enhances measurable positive changes in attitude towards teaching/learning for the participants.
  • Improves educational climate.
  • Facilitates ethnic and racial integration.
>>> Testimonials
>>> Partnerships
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Additional Resources    

Email: tutoring@tamug.edu

Location: BLDG 3010
200 Seawolf Parkway
Galveston, TX 77554