Tutoring

Program Purpose: As a result of Tutoring Center Services, students will demonstrate improved understanding of the course subject matter; demonstrate improved skills in interpreting information from the text and other course media; and will learn and apply improved study habits and time management skills.

 PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Tutoring Center provides free drop-in and individual tutorial services to students enrolled in Ventura College classes. Tutors are Ventura College students who have been recommended by their instructors to assist students or volunteers from the community, many of whom are retired faculty. Besides helping students with course content, tutors clarify instructions for assignments, help brainstorm ideas for papers and projects, and teach strategies for effective study and exam preparation.

COLLEGE LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

1.  Information Competency
2.  Critical Thinking
3.  Social Interaction & Life Skills

SERVICE UNIT OUTCOMES:

1. Students will demonstrate improved understanding of the course subject matter
2. Students will demonstrate improved skills in interpreting information from the text and other course media.
3. Students will learn and apply improved study habits and time management skills.