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Center for Student Success

Tutoring Services

An Educational Skills & Resource Center

Connecting with Tutoring Services during COVID-19

The staff of Tutoring Services is working remotely but is available to help students via phone, email, Accudemia and Zoom. In person appointments available upon request. Please see information below. Thank you!

The Goal Of Each Tutorial:

The goal of each tutorial is to assist students in developing strategies that will help strengthen their knowledge, develop transferable learning skills, and achieve academic success. Tutoring Services staff will work with each student individually to provide the best type of tutorial. Each student will then be scheduled for a tutorial with a peer tutor, Academic Coach, or Professional Content Specialist.

Peer Tutors:

All Peer Tutors are students who have excellent academic standing and excel in the areas in which they tutor. The role of a tutor is to enable students to do their own work using the best learning approach possible. The ultimate goal is to assist students in discovering how he or she best learns and to help students develop the skills to achieve his or her best educational outcome. Please make appointments on Accudemia for 1:1 sessions with peer tutors. All sessions will be delivered via Zoom.

Academic Coaches/Professional Content Specialists:

Please email dcleary@monmouth.edu to request a schedule with a coach. All sessions will be delivered via Zoom.

Academic Coaches are faculty members with strong teaching backgrounds and knowledge of study strategies and learning styles. They provide a comprehensive service for students who want to improve their academic and self-management skills, such as time management, organization and study skills. Tutoring Services at Monmouth University offers this support to help students achieve their academic goals along with self-advocacy and independent, life-long learning.

Professional Content Specialists are faculty members with strong teaching backgrounds and knowledge in content specific disciplines. They are committed to helping students by providing positive tutorial experiences in these content areas. The goal of each tutorial is to assist students in developing strategies that will help strengthen their knowledge, develop transferable learning skills, and achieve academic success.

Workshops:

Workshops are offered in a variety of study skills areas including college textbook reading strategies, time management and test-taking strategies. For Fall 2020, please email dcleary@monmouth.edu to receive a copy of the workshop you request. The workshop link will be returned via email.

Mission Statement:

The mission of Tutoring Services is to assist the students of Monmouth University by strengthening their skills in various content areas, as well as time management and study skills. Tutoring Services will provide quality tutors who excel in their areas of expertise and will offer a series of workshops covering specific study skills. The department will promote and foster independent learning and thinking to enhance confidence in the students to achieve in all aspects of their learning and enable them to attain continued success throughout their academic career.

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