Tutorial and Enrichment Center (TEC)

Purpose

The purpose of the Tutorial & Enrichment Center (TEC) is to engage the campus student and learning community with applying skills for the development of scholars whom are prepared professionals ready to assume 4-year graduate and professional school studies. Upon completing a 4-year program of study, every graduate of Paine College should be faced with the challenge of choosing between several meaningful professional opportunities. The Tutorial & Enrichment Center (TEC) provides programs and services to promote and support all students at Paine College in meeting this goal.

Mission

The mission of the Tutorial & Enrichment Center (TEC) is to provide an array of comprehensive tutorial and academic support services in all subjects to enhance the educational success for all Paine College students through strategic and high-quality instructional-based support programming. Academic enhancement programs and services are designed to increase the persistence and success rates of enrolled students; to offer assistance through the use of individual tutoring sessions, computer software, and workshops; to enhance academic skills through carefully selected resources; to enrich and broaden students' knowledge in areas of special interest; to generate presentations and written materials that support classroom instruction; and to provide certified professional and peer tutors who can guide and encourage students to succeed. Ultimately, our goal is to help students become independent learners with an interest in lifelong learning.

Objectives

The Tutorial & Enrichment Center will provide an array of comprehensive tutorial and academic support services in all subjects to enhance the educational success for all Paine College students through strategic and high-quality instructional-based support programming. The Tutorial & Enrichment Center (TEC) will be able to offer every Paine College student personalized, student-centered academic enrichment study plans to maximize their academic potential in addition to access to all TEC tutorial services  

Tutoring Goals

• To increase student engagement in the learning process, fostering academic improvement and greater understanding in tutored courses.

• To ensure delivery of services that upholds high academic standards, empowering students to become responsible, active, and interdependent learners who are able to adapt to different learning environments.

• To serve diverse student populations, reducing barriers for student success by responding to their unique learning needs.

• To provide a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment that supports teacher instruction and supplements student learning.

Location

The Tutorial & Enrichment Center is located in the Collins-Callaway Library on the 1st floor.  

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation are as follows:  

 
Semester Days Time
Fall and Spring Semesters Monday – Thursday 9AM – 8PM
  Friday 9AM – 5PM
     
Summer Semester(s) Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM
     

 

The TEC provides academic support and tutorial enrichment services offers when classes are in session, but the Center remains open all year. Signing up for services takes just a few minutes.

Contact Information :

Dr. Davis, TEC Director (706) 821-8341 |cdavis@paine.edu

Mrs. Frazier-Edwards, Office Manager (706) 821-8345 |cfrazier@paine.edu

Academic Support for Student Success

To support the mission of the Tutorial & Enrichment center, an array of academic support and enhancement services are provided.

• Increase the retention and success rates of enrolled students.

• Help using individual tutoring sessions, computer software, and workshops.

• Enhance academic skills through carefully selected resources.

• Enrich and broaden students' knowledge in areas of special interest.

• Generate presentations and written materials that support classroom instruction.

• Provide certified professional and peer tutors who can guide and encourage students to succeed.

 

TEC ACADEMIC SUPPORT DAY(s) TIME(s) LOCATION
Group Study Math Lab Tuesdays   Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library) 2nd Floor-RM 220
Group Study Science Lab Thursdays   Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library) 2nd Floor-RM 220
First Year Writing Seminar Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library) 2nd Floor-RM 225
Upperclassman Writing Seminar Thursdays 5:00pm-6:00pm Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library) 2nd Floor-RM 225
Academic Support Workshop Tuesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library) 2nd Floor-RM 225
Individual Tutoring Mondays-Thursdays
Fridays
9:00am - 8:00pm
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library)
Online Tutoring Options          N/A          N/A          N/A
Individual Academic Advising Mondays-Thursdays By appointment Tutorial & Enrichment Center (Collins-Callaway Library)

 

Upcoming Events

Academic Enhancement & Student Engagement Workshop Series Collins-Callaway Library | 2nd Floor | RM 220 1:00pm-3:00pm

• Tuesday, January 28, 2020-Empowered to Succeed Series

• Tuesday, February 18, 2020-My Academic Success

• Tuesday, March 24, 2020-All About Writing Series

• Tuesday, April 21, 2020-My College Progress & Success Series

National Peer Tutoring Week -Monday, February 17, 2020- Thursday, February 21, 2020

 

TEC Online Tutorial & Academic Support Resources For Students

Comfit-This online free academic support service for Paine College students covers all subjects (math, composition, science, and foreign languages).

Khan Academy-This online free academic support service for Paine College students covers all subjects (math, composition, and science).

NetTutor-This is a free online academic support service for Paine College students and includes all math and composition related subjects).

Student Independent Self-Study Resources

Learning Style Inventories

https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Documents/IDEAS%202014%20Handouts/LearningStyleInventory.pdf

http://www.educationplanner.org/students/self-assessments/learning-styles-quiz.shtml

Study Strategy Inventory

https://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Learning%20Centres/Study_LASSI_LA.pdf

Study Skills Assessment Inventory

https://www.how-to-study.com/assessments/

TEC Service Request Forms

Faculty Classroom Workshop Request

Faculty or Staff Tutoring Referral Form

Individual Academic Coaching Request Form

 

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