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Riverhawk Recovery – Stage Two

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At AACC, we are committed to your success, which is why we offer a wealth of tutoring and related support services for you.

We encourage you to take advantage of the full-time tutoring faculty, adjuncts, peer tutors, study groups, computer labs and online support at your disposal. While some tutoring options offer general guidance, others are intended for specific areas of study, such as math, English, reading and science. Don’t forget to meet with your instructor on a regular basis, connect with an advisor and/or take advantage of one of our many tutoring options.

Bottom line, if you want a head start in your studies or if you're struggling in a specific course, the sooner you tap into these resources, the faster we can get you back on track and help you stay there.


Academic Literacies

The Academic Literacies Lab can help you better understand what you read and so much more. Our tutors will:

  • Provide strategies to help you improve your reading comprehension, critical thinking and study skills
  • Give you tips for better organizing your work and managing your time
  • Review your written responses to readings and help you edit your own work

The Academic Literacies Lab is available online Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Academic Literacies Lab Online Instructions

Follow the instructions below on how to enroll in the online Academic Literacies Lab and request a virtual tutoring session.

  1. In any Canvas course, click Enroll in Online Academic Literacies Lab located on the left side menu.
  2. Click Enroll in Course. This automatically enrolls you in the online lab. 
  3. You only need to enroll once. After you have enrolled, you can request an online session with a tutor. 
  4. To launch an online session with a tutor, from your dashboard, click Academic Literacies Lab Online Tutoring.
  5. Click on Chat with a tutor.
  6. Click on Meet Now.
  7. Click Open Meet Now in a new window.
  8. A new window will launch. Select the audio/video settings that you wish to use during your session.
    Note: the best option is Use my computer’s mic and speaker. If your computer does not have a microphone and/or webcam, you can choose to call in using your phone.
  9. Click on Enter Meeting to launch your session.

Note: This will only work through Google Chrome or Firefox.


Business and Accounting

Students in BPA 201, BPA 202, BPA 217, BPA 232, BPA 253, and ECO 232 can receive tutoring assistance by requesting a peer tutor to work one-on-one online.  Please use the orange "Request a Tutor" button to request a peer tutor.


Legal Studies

Legal Studies students who would like to meet virtually with the LSI tutor are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance by emailing Assistant Professor Luke Fredericks at lvfredericks@aacc.edu. Students may also access virtual drop-in tutoring on Tuesdays from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 8 p.m., and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Email Fredericks for directions on how to access drop-in tutoring.

Note: Drop-in appointments are handled on a first-come, first-served basis and students may be directed to a virtual "waiting room." To ensure that all students are accommodated, drop-in appointments will not exceed 30 minutes. 


Math

Students can receive math assistance through the Virtual Math Tutoring Center (VMTC) in Canvas.The VMTC is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Students may also work with a peer tutor by clicking on the orange "Request a Tutor" button and be matched with a one-on-one tutor.

Virtual Math Tutoring Center Instructions

Follow the instructions below on how to enroll in the Virtual Math Tutoring Center.

  1. In any Canvas course, click Help located on the left side menu.
  2. Select Enroll in Virtual Math Center.
  3. Click Enroll in Course.
  4. Click the Go to your Dashboard button.
  5. Select GRP_MATH_CENTER within your dashboard.
  6. Click Virtual Math Tutoring Lab to access tutoring.

Science

Students enrolled in science classes can request a one-on-one peer tutor by clicking on the Request A Tutor button, above right, and completing the Tutor Request Form. Students will be matched with a tutor within 24 hours.

Instructor-Led Tutoring
Students may contact their instructor for any course-specific, instructor-led help sessions or tutoring opportunities. 

Supplemental Instruction
Study sessions in BIO-101, BIO-223, CHE-111 and CHE-112 are available this fall. Sessions are led by students trained in this internationally recognized program and offered through the School of Science and Technology. Refer to the Supplemental Instruction page for information and a schedule for the current term.


Writing

  • Students can initiate a remote, real-time session with Writing Center faculty by filling out a Request for Writing Center Assistance form. Available hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Students also can make an appointment for a real-time online writing consultation with a faculty member from the Virtual Writing Center. Appointments are available seven days a week at times ranging from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • The Writing Center also offers a rotating series of live, online group workshops on composition, grammar, source use and documentation. Visit the online calendar for upcoming workshops.

Additional Resources

Student Achievement & Success

Students participating in the Student Achievement & Success Program can receive virtual, faculty-led tutoring for a variety of subjects. You can find the hours for the tutoring sessions below. You will need to email the faculty member to get the Zoom link.

English

  • Suzanne Spoor Mondays, 1-3 p.m.
  • Mark Croatti (English and Academic Success Coach) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Math

Questions?

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Online Tutoring

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