Tutoring at Sylvania
Tutoring Services Available
- Anatomy and Physiology Tutoring
- Computer Technology Tutoring
- ESOL Tutoring Center
- Language Lab
- Multicultural Center
- Physical Science Tutor / Computer Lab
- Student Learning Center - Math, English, and Subject Area Tutoring
- Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Center
- The Writing Center
Anatomy and Physiology Tutoring
Tutoring is available during scheduled "open lab" sessions for BI 231, 232 and 233 classes at Sylvania campus. Students have the opportunity to review models, bones and histology slides during these sessions. Materials will be available at each session specific to the course and time listed. A variety of materials are also available for review in the campus library during regular library hours.
Spring term schedule: (Note: open labs are NOT held during practical exam weeks.)
- BI 231:
- Fridays in HT 304, 3pm - 5pm
- BI 232:
- Thursdays in HT 325, 9am – 10:30am
- BI 233:
- Fridays in HT 326, 3:30pm – 5pm
Sylvania TCB 308 | 971-722-4096
Students enrolled in beginning Computer Information Systems (CIS) or Computer Science (CS) classes can receive tutoring on a drop-in basis in TCB 308. Students enrolled in beginning Computer Application Systems (CAS) classes can receive tutoring on a drop-in basis in the Student Computing Center in the Library. Tutoring is provided by student tutors and is for beginning CAS, CIS and CS courses only.Tutoring hours for Spring 2013:
- CIS/CS tutoring in TCB 308:
- Mondays through Thursdays: 10am to 8pm
- Fridays: 10am to 6pm
- Saturdays: 10am to 4pm
- CAS tutoring in the Library:
- Tuesdays: 11am to 3pm
- Wednesdays: 10am to 8pm
- Thursdays: 11am to 3pm
- Saturdays: 9am to 3pm
- Sundays: 11am to 3pm
ESOL Tutoring Center
Sylvania CT 208 | 971-722-4565
The ESOL Tutoring Center provides supplemental support for ESOL class work in reading, writing, speaking, and pronunciation for all adults whose native language is not English and who are enrolled in ESOL classes.
Operated on a drop-in basis and equipped with multimedia materials, the center offers computer-guided technology, small group discussions, conversation practice, and self-paced independent study. The emphasis is on one-on-one tutoring to assist you with specific assignments.
Sylvania Campus CT 235 | Faculty Contact: Cherie Maas-Anderson
The Sylvania Language Lab has language learning software, ESOL internet links, microphones for speaking practice and homework, and fonts for Asian languages. It is open to students currently taking classes in:
- ASL / Sign Language Interpretation
- English composition and literature
- ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
- World languages (French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish)
Sylvania CC 202 | 971-722-4112
The mission of the Multicultural Center is to support multi-racial students in receiving academic, social and cultural support. The Center is a central place that nurtures learning and the achievement of personal and educational goals through cultural enrichment, peer tutoring, and mentorship.
Physical Science Tutor / Computer Lab
Sylvania AM 107 | 971-722-8248 | Physical Science Office: 971-722-4174
The Sylvania Physical Science Tutor/Computer Lab provides free drop-in tutoring to support Chemistry, Physics, Geology and Physical Science classes. The lab operates on a drop-in, first-come first-serve basis. Tutors include a mix of full-time and part-time faculty, as well as advanced student tutors. Student tutors undergo a 10-hour tutor training session.
The lab also includes 12 Windows OS computers connected to the Internet, with MS Office, Graphical Analysis, LoggerPro, Spartan Molecular Modeling and Odyssey Molecular Tutorial Programs, as well as a printer. In addition, tables are available for independent or group study sessions.
- Monday through Thursday, 9am to 6pm and Friday 9am to 5pm
- Tutoring Schedules:
- Chemistry, Geology , Physics
Sylvania Library 140 | 971-722-4540
The Student Learning Center is an informal, open study area, with the added benefit of tutoring assistance. Tutoring is free for PCC students and is primarily done on a first-come, first-served basis. We also have a computer lab (PCs only) and offer English and Math self-paced classes.
Sylvania SS 3 | 971-722-4903 or 971-722-4148
The Volunteer Literacy Tutoring program provides tutoring in basic literacy, GED and English language skills to adults in the PCC district who cannot access or make reasonable progress in other instructional programs. You are referred by PCC staff or self-referred. Following screening, intake, and assessment, you are matched with a volunteer tutor or referred to a more appropriate service.
- Summer Hours:
- Mon. - Fri. 9:30am to 4:30pm
Sylvania CT 239 | 971-722-4952
The Writing Center serves all college level PCC students. Receive help with writing at any stage in the writing process—from generating ideas, through development, organization, refining, and documentation. The center is staffed by PCC instructors and student writing assistants whose goal is to help you become active, independent writers.
- Mon. - Thurs., 9am to 6pm; Fridays, 9am to 4pm. Starting 2nd week of term.
- Assistance in:
- Identifying patterns of error
- Overcoming writer's block
- Developing examples and logical connections
- Writing college essays
- Using correct, discipline-appropriate, documentation
- Creative writing
- Scholarship letters and applications