Online Tutoring via Skype!
Imagine being at home or away from campus and you discover that you need a little bit of extra assistance to help you complete your assignment for class. In that situation, you would probably consider coming to campus and going to Academic Success Center for tutoring. Wouldn’t it also be nice to get that same tutoring from home or wherever you are? Wesleyan’s Academic Success Center has a solution for you.
As part of the academic assistance provided by the center, students are provided the opportunity to receive one-on-one tutoring via Skype during the center’s open hours. What an awesome opportunity for students! The only hardware required by the student is a microphone and speakers. Now a webcam would be cool to use in that it would allow the tutor to see the student. However, a web cam is not required for the student to see the tutor.
An added feature provided by the center allows students to view resources provided by tutors such a papers, websites, etc. Say the tutor is assisting a student with solving a math problem. The tutor, with the help of a document camera can solve the problem and explain while students watch. The students are able to see whatever is projected on the document camera.
This student-centered service is just one of the wonderful services the Academic Success Center offers. If you know someone who is having trouble with course work, please be sure to let them know about this service. To learn more about the center, visit http://txwes.edu/academics/successCenter/.