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BGSU Firelands Library

Firelands Teaching and Learning Center: Tutoring Services

Tutoring

Tutoring is available in most subjects.  Students may request tutoring by contacting the TLC.   We have a variety of tutors available including professional, student, and staff tutors. 

We are always looking for qualified student tutors. Stop by and talk to us if you are interested!


Twice each semester, students are invited to receive additional tutoring to prepare for their exams.  The students will receive notification of these TUTOR FRENZY FRIDAYS!

Spring 2019 Dates: Friday, March 9th 9 am – 4 pm and Friday, May 10th 9 am - 4 pm (Open Tutoring Sessions)

Rights and Responsibilities of the Tutee

Confidentiality and Respect: The tutee has the right to confidentiality and mutual respect from the tutor.

Intention to Learn from Instructor:  The tutee is responsible for attending ALL classes and making an effort to learn from the instructor; tutoring is to supplement instruction ONLY.  Meet with the instructor during office hours to establish rapport and obtain clarification of the assignments.  Should you need to miss a class, please retrieve notes from a fellow classmate and view a video, if available.

Preparation:  The tutee is responsible for coming to tutoring session prepared.  This implies reviewing notes and attempting all homework assignments previous to the tutoring session.

Communication:  The tutee has the responsibility of contacting the tutor or the TLC if they are unavailable to attend a scheduled tutoring session.  Tutoring services will not be extended to tutees who fail to show up to appointments more than two times.  The tutee has the responsibility of contacting Jackie should a  problem arise in the tutoring setting that cannot be resolved between the tutor and tutee.

Academic Honesty:  The tutee has the responsibility to adhere to the academic honesty code of BGSU as outlined in the student handbook.  This implies that you should be honest with your tutor as to graded assignments which the instructor intended for you to complete independently.

Tutees:  Meet with your tutor and be prepared with specific questions for a set amount of time.

Rights and Responsibilities of the Tutor

Confidentiality and Respect:  The tutor has the right to confidentiality and mutual respect from the tutee.

Communication:  The tutor has the responsibility of contacting the tutee or the TLC if they are unavailable to attend a scheduled tutoring session.  The tutor has the responsibility of contacting Jackie McIntosh should a problem arise in the tutoring setting that cannot be resolved between the tutor and tutee.

Academic Honesty:  The tutor has the responsibility to adhere to the academic honesty code of BGSU as outlined in the student handbook.  This implies that the tutor is not responsible for graded assignments.

Responsibilities:  The tutor has the responsibility to establish rapport with the tutee that supports learning, recognize the tutee's feelings, ask appropriate questions and provide corrective feedback.  The tutor has the responsibility to adapt their method of tutoring to individual learning styles.  The tutor has the responsibility to keep appropriate records, be aware of the professional services available to students, and to research sources of information that would assist tutee in learning.

Block Tutoring

Block tutoring is a type of course-specific, group or “open-table” tutoring in which student-tutees do not need to make an appointment with the tutor. Stop by the TLC to view the block tutoring schedule, posted daily. Remember, drop-ins are welcome! 

The block tutoring is available for the following courses: 

BIO 1040 Tuesdays, Thursdays
BIO 3040 / 3050 Tuesdays, Thursdays
BIO 3140 Tuesdays, Thrusdays
BIO 3310 (A&P I) Tuesdays, Thursdays
BIO 3320 (A&P II) Tuesdays, Thursdays

CHEM 1000
CHEM 1090 
CHEM 1250

MATH 099   Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (M/W 10-11, 12-5:30, 7-8) (T/H 12-5)

MATH 1150 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (M/W 8:30-9:30, 11-1, 2:30-3:30) (T/H 8:30-1,2:30-3:30)
MATH 1220 Mondays, Wednesdays (10-11, 12:30-2:30, 4-5)
MATH 1280 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (10-11, 12:30-1:30)
MATH 1310 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (12-1, 2:30-3:30)
MATH 2130 Monday, Wednesday 10-11, 12:30-1:30)

PSYC 1010 Tuesdays, Thursdays

SPAN (All Sections) 
 

The Spring 2019  Tutoring Schedule can be obtained in the TLC. 

Independent tutoring is still available for most courses.

How to Request a Tutor

To request a tutor locate the SSC: Advising and Tutoring Help Module on your MyBGSU profile. 

Group Tutoring and Meeting Room

A conference room for up to ten people is available for group tutoring or small meetings.  Just call Jackie (419-372-0705) or stop by and sign out the area.