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Peer Tutoring

Mission Statement

Wesley’s peer tutoring program strives to assist all Wesley students in achieving academic excellence through individualized tutoring. Tutors will train to achieve this goal through several tutor development opportunities. By providing a comfortable, supportive environment, students are encouraged to learn on their own or through one-on-one tutoring sessions.

Who are tutors?

Our extensive peer tutoring program includes 35-40 peer tutors who cover a wide spectrum of academic courses. Tutors are Wesley students who excel in their subject, are recommended by faculty, maintain a high overall GPA and are hired and trained through a series of workshops by professional staff members.

All tutors receive training in current tutoring strategies, metacognition, and learning styles. Tutors achieve international certification from the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) by completing their training

*Writing Tutors are students who excel in writing, are recommended by faculty, and maintain a required overall GPA. After each session with a student, the peer tutors provide written feedback to each student’s professor.

Trained to assist students to improve their writing skills not just English but in all courses, Writing tutors complete a course, EN201, in preparation for their work as a tutor. After completion of training, writing tutors are eligible for certification by the international College Reading and Learning Center (CRLA).

Need a Tutor?

Log in to TutorTrac to search for and schedule a tutoring appointment. Use the link below or stop by the ASC if you need help!

Can’t Find a Tutor?

Although tutoring is available for many subjects, there may be a time when you don’t see your area of interest on our list. Your academic needs are our main concern and we will do our best to locate a tutor who can assist you. Email Danielle.archambault(at)wesley.edu, or stop by PL107A.

Tutoring Hours

Subject area tutors are available in the ASC following Wesley’s academic calendar on:

  • Monday – Thursday:  8 a.m.–12 p.m. & 1 p.m.–9 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–12 p.m. & 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 4:30 p.m.–9 p.m.

Interested in becoming a tutor?

Please fill out the applications materials and return them to the ASC.

Want to download a specific handout for writing?

Click here to access all the handouts available for you to use.

Need extra writing assistance?

Check out our page of writing assistance links to other websites!

Prefer to work on your own?

Extensive reference materials for writing are available in the Tutoring Center! All Wesley students have access to the information needed to successfully complete any writing assignment from textbooks to a vast array of individually created handouts covering all aspects of academic writing and research.

From guides for MLA or APA format to citation helps and grammar hints, you are certain to find a handout to assist you in your research work. Reference books may be used while in the Center while handouts are available for students to take at any time.

Need to do research or type a paper?

In addition to offering a place for students to write, conduct research and receive peer tutoring, the Wesley College Academic Computer Lab (ACL) is designed to support classes with an emphasis on writing. Our technology-equipped classroom of 18 computers, (located in Parker Library, room 12) features an overhead projector and laptop available for instructor use. Students have access to the computers for personal use during most of the week when the ACL is not used for classes.

Additional Learning Support Websites

Need additional help with study strategies? Check out the following websites for assistance in a wide range of areas. There are more helpful research websites on the Academic Assistance Links page.

 

Danielle Archambault
Coordinator of Tutoring Programs
danielle.archambault(at)wesley.edu
(302)736-2565
Parker Library 107A