In response to COVID-19, the Learning Center has fully transitioned to a virtual environment, allowing you to access tutoring services remotely, wherever you are. This allows students more access to tutoring through extended hours and an increased number of tutors available for appointments—giving you more flexibility to receive support in your courses during this time!
Are you stumped in a particular class or on a specific topic? Would you benefit from brushing up on your course specific study skills? The Learning Center (LC) provides free and convenient tutoring services to all undergraduate students. Our Peer Tutors are New York Tech students, just like you, who have successfully completed the courses they are available to tutor!
Peer tutoring is currently available Online! Our peer tutors offer one-on-one and small group tutoring in a variety of academic subjects. To successfully hold our sessions virtually, we use a highly interactive platform called GoBoard which makes it convenient for you to work with a tutor anywhere!
When making an appointment select: Tutoring > Tutoring for a Course > Course-based Tutoring > Learning Center – Online
Check out the video below to take a virtual tour of our online tutoring platform on GoBoard to get you ready for your appointment!
Goals of Tutoring
At the Learning Center our goal is to:
- Enhance students' understanding of course material through individual tutoring sessions.
- Enrich the overall academic experience for New York Tech students.
- Demonstrate effective learning and study techniques that facilitate deeper understanding of subjects.
- Engage students in problem solving and critical thinking to become independent learners.
ONLINE LEARNING ASSISTANCE (OLA)
Struggling with adjusting to online, virtual learning? Online Learning Assistants (OLAs) are available to assist you with the various aspects of online learning. These include technical skills within Blackboard, Canvas, Google Drive, and Zoom, as well as with student success skills such as time management, staying on task, study skills, organization, etc. They can also help direct you to many useful resources.
When making an appointment select: Tutoring > Online Learning Assistance > Help with Online Learning
ACADEMIC SKILL WORKSHOPS
Our professional Enrichment Staff in the AEC are available for Workshops which are designed to the individual student to build your "toolbox" of strategies. Topics include:
- Time Management
- Test-Taking Techniques
- Study Skills and Planning
When making an appointment select: Tutoring > Strengthen General Academic Skills
Looking for more live help? The Learning Center at New York Tech has linked up with Brainfuse, a free online service that provides instantaneous subject tutoring, interactive study resources, and an online writing lab, no matter your location, type of internet device, or the hour!
Access Brainfuse or choose the Tutoring tile in myNYIT > Login to Brainfuse Tutoring