Tips on Encouraging Students to Webpage Information Faculty Information Pamphlet Come to CLASS 1. Share our contact information by mentioning our center in your syllabus or by providing a link to our webpage on your course or Blackboard homepage. CLASS Our webpage is the best way to obtain The Center for Learning & Academic CLASS information whenever you or your Support Services SCC Building 11 students can’t contact us in person. Log on 310-243-3827 http://www.csudh.edu/class anytime for: Tutoring Schedules Workshop Schedules Tutoring Center Appointment Information Contact & Location Information Online Tutoring Information Writing Links and Worksheets 2. If you are teaching in a SMART Study Skills Links classroom, log onto our webpage Academic Links and click on our 6-minute services Discussion Boards video http://www.csudh.edu/class. Center Policies Services Video And More . . . . http://www.csudh.edu/class You can also call us at ext. 3827 and CLASS borrow a DVD or VHS copy of our Administrative Staff video. Director Dr. Caron Mellblom Ext. 2713 firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Require students to visit our center Assistant Director or log onto our webpage and bring Writing/Humanities Tutoring Coordinator Peggy Ozaki you a copy of our tutoring schedule Ext.2324 for credit. This is a great alternative email@example.com Small College Complex to requiring or “forcing” students Information Technologist Building 11 who may or may not need Math/Science Tutoring Coordinator Francisco Romero 310-243-3827 assistance to learn about our center. Ext.2322 http://www.csudh.edu/class firstname.lastname@example.org Administrative Assistant email@example.com Patrick Naranjo Ext. 3827 firstname.lastname@example.org Created & Updated by Peggy Ozaki Sp.04 Frequently Asked The Center for Learning and Academic Support Questions & Answers Services (CLASS) is the campus tutoring center. Computer Assisted Instruction Located in SCC building 11, our center offers a CLASS offers self-paced computer assisted Q: Do tutors proofread or check assignments? variety of academic support services in a instruction in writing and math through PLATO A: No, proofreading does not allow students to comfortable learning environment. learn from their work. Instead of proofreading or software. Students must contact us and attend checking, tutors address questions and offer a brief orientation in order to use the program. suggestions based on the patterns of errors that All of our of tutors and student assistants are CSUDH students or former students who have they see in assignments. They also help students excelled in their studies. They have also been with their study and revision skills to develop their highly recommended by at least 3 CSUDH overall academic skills. faculty members and have been extensively Workshops trained by the center’s administrative staff. The Enhancing Critical Literacy Project (ECLP) Q: Can I require ALL my students to participate in tutoring? allows us to offer workshops that cover critical A: Yes, but understand that our center has a fixed During the fall and spring semesters, we are thinking, reading and writing throughout the amount of tutoring time and space. In order to open: semester. A complete listing of workshops can serve the most students, we have instituted a one be found online or at our center. In addition, tutoring session per day, per subject limit. If you Monday-Thursday group study tutors or Supplemental Instruction decide to require your students to use our 8:30am -8:00pm (SI) leaders are available for designated courses services, please suggest that they attend a listed in the college schedule. workshop. Also, please caution students not to Friday wait until the last week of classes to fulfill this 8:30am-3:00pm requirement, because tutoring slots may not be available at the last minute. Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm Online Tutoring Q: Can I refer students to CLASS? Times are subject to change. We provide online discussion boards and A: Yes, simply contact us and request a Referral tutorials for distance learners. If you are From or download a copy from our website. Hours differ during the summer and winter teaching a distance learning course and would Complete the form and have your student bring it semesters. like more information, give us a call. to our center. We recommend referrals for students who are required to seek assistance. Please keep in mind that it is the student’s responsibility to contact us and make an We provide the following services and appointment. facilities: Computer Stations Our center has computers that are equipped Q: Do I have to refer or require students to use with Internet access and current software. the center? Computers are located in our main labs and in A: No, referrals and requirements are completely our Quiet Computer Lab. If you have software optional. Students can participate in drop-in that you would like to make available through tutoring and be helped on a first come, first served our center, please let know. basis according to tutor availability. One-on-one Tutoring Tutors are available for 30-minute drop-in Q: How do I know if my students have worked with a writing tutor? sessions or appointments according to their Study Space A: Tutors complete a Writing Tutoring Log as posted schedule. Tutors do not edit, check or Breakout rooms are available for small group they work with students. When the session ends, proofread assignments. Instead, tutors help study sessions or for quiet study. Rooms are the student will receive a copy of the log for students review course material and develop available on a first come, first served basis and reference. You may request that students turn in better critical thinking, writing and study skills. are open during normal operating hours. their copy with their assignment as a record of Log onto our webpage http://www.csudh.edu/class/ their tutoring session. to view our current tutoring schedule.