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Tutoring in the ARC

Services may be impacted as the COVID-19 situation evolves. Get the latest updates

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Online Tutoring is Available!

  • Drop-In Tutoring is available in the Virtual ARC via Zoom Monday through Thursday, 10:00am - 6:00pm.
  • Tutoring is offered on a wide variety of subjects, including Writing, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Business, study skills/tech help, and more!
  • Use Drop-In Tutoring to have a focused session with a tutor, or keep it pulled up in the background while you study and ask questions when you get stuck.
  • Make sure you are logged into your myTyler before clicking into the Zoom session.

Click into the Virtual ARC for Drop-In Tutoring:

If you are looking for tutoring in a specific course, please take a look at our Course Proficiencies Schedule to see when we have tutors available for your specific class. If you need help with something you don't see on the list, feel free to email us to inquire at arc@jtcc.edu.

Enter the Virtual ARC HERE

After-Hours Tutoring Appointments:

Not able to come in during our Drop-In Tutoring hours? Submit a request for an After-Hours Appointment, and we'll do our best to accommodate times that work with your schedule. Appointments are subject to tutor availability and will be held via Zoom; please give us two business days to schedule your appointment. You must be logged into your myTyler account to access the request form.

*Requests made after 12pm on Friday will not be scheduled until the following week.

After-Hours Appointment Request

Online Paper Submissions:

In addition to After-Hours Appointments, you can also utilize our Online Paper Submission service for after-hours assistance. With our Online Submission service, you are able to submit your papers to us electronically for a tutor to look over; the tutor will then provide feedback to you via email. Our turnaround time for submissions is usually 2 business days, though this time can vary depending on volume of usage. Please fill out the form below to submit your paper to us. You must be logged into your myTyler account to access the form.

Online Submission Form

Study Groups:

Prefer to study in a group of your peers, but need help forming one? Submit an interest form for a Study Group, and the ARC will work to facilitate the creation of a personalized group for your subject to meet and study in our Virtual Study Space. These groups can also be joined by one of our tutors to help facilitate study time.

Want to see what study groups are meeting so you can join one? Check out our Virtual Study Group Schedule to see when groups are meeting. You are always welcome to click into the Virtual ARC above to meet with one of the groups. Don't see a group for your subject? Fill out the Study Group Interest Form! You must be logged into your myTyler account to access the form.

Study Group Interest Form

In-Person Assistance:

Students who need assistance with technical difficulties such as accessing course work on Canvas, utilizing Zoom, setting up Respondus, etc., can receive assistance in the Help-Hubs on both campuses. Both Hubs are open Monday through Thursday, 9:00am - 6:00pm. You can visit the Help-Hubs in Moyar Hall room 218 on the Chester campus or Hamel Hall rooms H201 and H204 on the Midlothian Campus.

If you need other assistance or accommodations, please contact us via email at arc@jtcc.edu or via phone at 804-594-1542.

Helpful Links and Directions:


How to Use the ARC Online:

 


Events & Workshops

The ARC holds events and workshops throughout the semester to assist students with their academic journeys at Tyler, and to introduce them to the benefits of tutoring. Check here for our upcoming events:

9/2/2020: ARC Info & Study Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff for an intro to ARC tutoring services and learn how to create a study plan for your semester! 10:00am & 12:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

9/3/2020: ARC Info & Study Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff for an intro to ARC tutoring services and learn how to create a study plan for your semester! 3:00pm & 5:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

9/11/2020: MLA Workshop - The goal of this workshop is to go over the different aspects involved in MLA, specifically the formatting and citation rules. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

10/4-10/10/2020: National Tutoring Week!

10/7/2020: ARC Info & Study Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff for an intro to ARC tutoring services and learn how to create a study plan for your semester! 10:00am & 12:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

10/8/2020: ARC Info & Study Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff for an intro to ARC tutoring services and learn how to create a study plan for your semester! 3:00pm & 5:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

10/9/2020: Literary Devices/Analysis Workshop - The goal of this workshop is to discuss, in-depth, what the key elements of a successful literary analysis are. It will also cover what qualifies as a literary analysis, examples of the literary devices used to analyze a literary work, and how to begin the process of analyzing a literary work. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

10/30/2020: Implementing Research Workshop - The goal of this workshop is to learn how to successfully incorporate research into papers/essays. Students will learn the techniques used to properly cite sources to avoid plagiarism. Upon leaving the workshop, students will be able to recognize which sources are best utilized in their writing and how to integrate sources in a way that allows them to maintain their writing flow. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

11/6/2020: TEAS Prep Workshop - Students will recieve a brief overview of the test, learn how to register and find resources, and go over practice problems from each content area to determine areas of focus. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

11/7/2020: TEAS Prep Workshop - Students will recieve a brief overview of the test, learn how to register and find resources, and go over practice problems from each content area to determine areas of focus. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

11/20/2020: APA Workshop - The goal of this workshop is to go over the different aspects involved in APA 7, specifically the formatting and citation rules. 11:00am in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

12/2/2020: ARC Finals Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff to create a study plan for finals week and decide necessary tutoring needs. 10:00am & 12:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).

12/3/2020: ARC Finals Prep Sessions - Join ARC Staff to create a study plan for finals week and decide necessary tutoring needs. 3:00pm & 5:00pm in Zoom (click here for Zoom link).


The ARC LibGuides

The Writing Center and Math Center LibGuides provide online resources for students in a veriety of subjects. The Writing Center LibGuide can assist students with essay writing basics, grammar fundamentals, study skills, and more. The Math Center LibGuide has resources for courses including mathematics, sciences, test prep, and others.

Click the links below to access the LibGuides:


Brainfuse

Online tutoring is available through Brainfuse, which you can access by logging into your Canvas and selecting the app within your specific courses. Brainfuse offers live one-on-one online tutoring, as well as an online Writing Lab, the ability to create your own flashcards, form online study groups, and much more. Please note that usage of Brainfuse is limited to a certain number of hours, but students who run out of time in Brainfuse can always use the ARC for unlimited tutoring.


The ARC is Hiring Tutors

Are you looking to be a student worker at John Tyler? Apply to be a student tutor in the ARC! Student tutors are primarily required to tutor either writing or science/math courses, while also assisting with basic study and technology skills. If you have a passion for helping your peers succeed, please apply by filling out our online application below.

Click here to fill out our online application. If you have any specific questions about applying, please email arc@jtcc.edu.

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