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Peer Tutoring

Peer Tutoring Schedule

For more information please contact:
PEER TUTORING E-MAIL:
peer.tutoring@saultcollege.ca

Peer Tutoring Updates

Permanent Changes:
- The peer tutoring session for Project Management scheduled on Wednesdays from 12:30-2:20pm in B1153 is now scheduled on Wednesdays & Fridays 12:30-1:20pm in B1153 starting on October 2nd.

The peer tutoring session for Robotics & Advanced Automation scheduled on Wednesdays from 10:30am- 12:20pm in B1025 will now be Wednesdays from 9:30am-11:30am in E2160 for the remainder of the semester starting on October 2nd.

- The peer tutoring session for Game Art scheduled on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:20pm in B1015 will now be scheduled on Mondays & Thursdays from 12:30-1:20pm in B1015 for the remainder of the semester starting on October 3rd.

One Time Changes:

- Due to the BScN reading week the peer tutoring session for BScN (for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Year Students)/Pre-Health scheduled on Thursday October 17th from 12:30-1:20pm & 4:30-5:20pm in A2090 is cancelled for this day only.

- The peer tutoring session for SNE- Natural Environment Technician scheduled for Tuesday October 15th, 2019 from 6:30-8:20pm in J1305 is cancelled for this day only. 

-Due to the BScN reading week the peer tutoring session for BScN (for all students)/Pre-Health on Tuesday October 15th, 2019 from 11:30am-1:20pm in the peer tutoring room (2nd floor of Library) is cancelled for this day only.  

- The peer tutoring session for Aviation - Mechanics & Physics scheduled on Sunday October 13th, 2019 from 7:00-9:00pm in M3110 is cancelled for this day only.

-The peer tutoring session for BScN (1st, 2nd & 3rd Year Students)/Pre-Health scheduled on Friday October 11th, 2019 from 11:30am-1:20pm in the peer tutoring room (2nd floor of Library) is cancelled for this day only.

-The peer tutoring session for Aviation (1st & 2nd Year Students) scheduled on Friday October 11th, 2019 from 4:30-6:20pm in M3110 is cancelled for this day only.

-The peer tutoring session for BScN (1st, 2nd & 3rd Year students)/ Pre-Health session scheduled on Thursday Oct. 10th, 2019 from 12:30-1:20pm & 4:30-5:20pm in A2090 will now be scheduled in room A2080 for this day only.

-The peer tutoring session for BScN (1st & 2nd Year Students) and Pre-Health session scheduled for Friday October 4th from 4:30-5:20pm in M2020 is cancelled for this day only.

Wishing all of our students and staff a Happy Thanksgiving weekend. As Monday is a statutory holiday, the College will be closed and ALL tutoring will be canceled for the day. 
 

Peer Tutoring is amazing; you should go!
Find your session in the schedule below.


 

Peer Tutoring

The Peer Tutoring Program allows students who are excelling academically to help other students by leading drop-in tutorial sessions for a variety of subject areas and programs. Tutors work with tutees to review course material and work through questions together; however, tutors do not re-teach an entire class or help tutees complete entire assignments.

How Does the Program Work?

  • Weekly group, drop-in tutoring sessions
  • Students can attend for the whole session weekly or drop-in as needed with questions
  • The Peer Tutoring Schedule can be found at the Library Service Desk and as a PDF document on the right side of this page
  • In addition to specific program tutoring, core subjects are also covered on the schedule such as English and Mathematics
  • One-on-One/Small Group tutoring is available for students with registered disabilities or a demonstrated need via a referral from an Academic Counsellor in Student Services
  • Peer tutors are paid $16.24 per hour for leading group tutorial sessions and $14.21 per hour for one-on-one/small group tutoring
  • Training for peer tutors is provided by the Peer Tutoring Coordinator and Peer Tutoring Assistant

Peer Tutoring Posters

What is Peer Tutoring?
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Becoming a Tutor

Being a Peer Tutor is a great opportunity to gain work experience, expand your knowledge of course material, and have a convenient on-campus job that works with your schedule.

Students Interested in Being Peer Tutors:

  • Must be in good academic standing and have at least a B-average in the subject area they wish to tutor
  • Must complete an application form that includes recommendations by two professors
  • International students are welcome to apply to be Peer Tutors

When Do I Apply?

  • Any time!
  • Pick up an application form at the Sault College Library or print out the application form on the right, get two faculty recommendations from professors, and return the completed form to the Library
  • All applications are kept on file in case program tutoring needs change throughout the semester

Benefits of Being a Peer Tutor:

  • Reinforce your own knowledge of course material
  • Convenient work schedule and scheduling of hours
  • Gain valuable work experience for your résumé
  • Satisfaction of helping others succeed

Tutee Responsibilities

Tutees (students getting tutoring) have the following responsibilities:

Before the tutoring sessions:

  • Attend all classes as required
  • Read all assigned material
  • Attempt all homework assignments 
  • Take notes on problem areas and list questions you have

During the tutoring session:

  • Always bring your textbook, class notes, and any necessary materials (ie calculator)
  • Expect to be actively involved in working through problems and discussing class material with your tutor
  • Ask the tutor to explain anything that you did not understand
  • Tell the tutor if he/she is moving too quickly through the material so you both can set an appropriate pace for learning

Still Having Difficulty?

  • Talk to your instructor as soon as possible and seek clarification, assistance, or guidance
  • Complete the Student Success Learning Modules on the College Services tab of the Student Portal that cover note-taking, time management, study skills, and self-care techniques
  • Form an informal study group within your class or program to support each other and your learning activities
  • Visit Student Services to make an appointment with a counsellor to discuss your academic options and success strategies

Ron Doyle Library
Sault College
443 Northern Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
P6B 4J3
(705) 759-2554 ext. 2711
library@saultcollege.ca

Off-Campus Access

To access the databases from off-campus:

  • Select your database
  • Login using your student number
    (Username) and PIN (Password)

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Don't know your PIN?
Check your Sault College e-mail.
PIN info is sent to you at the beginning of each semester by "SIRSI".
Still can't find it? Contact Library staff at 705-759-2554 ext. 2711,
by email to library@saultcollege.ca or text at 705-998-5954.