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The Learning Centre: Course Content


Peer tutors help with understanding course-specific concepts while emphasizing study skills and self-reliant learning.  

Tutoring Sessions

Peer tutors meet with you one-on-one. Book an appointment for  25-minute or 50-minute sessions. 

Your tutor can also reserve ongoing sessions for you for a few weeks at a time to work together on specific assignments and skills. 

Find an appointment on the Content Tutor Schedule 

Drop-In Tutoring

Peer tutors are available in coordination with academic departments for drop-in help outside the Learning Centre. No appointment needed.

Winter 2019 Schedule
(Check the  appointment booking system for current information)
 

DROP-IN

Health Sciences drop-in with Danica (starting Monday, January 21st)
Mondays: 11:30am-12:30pm
​Room: C2050
COQUITLAM

Health Sciences drop-in with Daniela (starting Tuesday, January 15th)
Tuesdays: 10:30am-12pm
Room: C2050
COQUITLAM

Chemistry drop-in with Tahira (starting Monday, January 21st)
Mondays: 11:30am-1:30pm
​Room: S3740B
NEW WESTMINSTER

Chemistry drop-in with Cory (starting Thursday, January 24th)
Thursdays: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Room: S3740B
NEW WESTMINSTER


Geography drop-in with Brenda (starting Tuesday, January 22nd)
Tuesdays: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Wednesdays: 12:30pm-3:30pm
​Room: N3467
NEW WESTMINSTER

Resources and Handouts

Handouts with study tips and strategies for commonly asked questions are available online and in the Learning Centre. 

Handouts and favorite web resources for course content

Handouts for Math and Science study skills

Before your tutoring session, you can prepare by

  • trying to do the problems by yourself
  • bringing specific questions to ask your tutor during your session 

During your tutoring appointment, your peer tutor will

  • help you evaluate and understand the assignment instructions

  • guide you to find resources for and answers to questions about your assignment

  • suggest techniques for improving your academic and study skills

More about Our Tutoring Approach

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is tutoring available for my class?


Sessions focus on first-year and high-enrollment courses. 

Check the current schedule to see what courses are currently available. 

 

Don't see your course listed? 

You can still book a Consultation appointment for help with study skills, and other tips from experienced students.

Writing tutors can help with writing assignments from any course. 

 

Don't have time to make an appointment? Or not sure if you need one? 

You can stop in to the Learning Centre on either campus during the open hours to talk to the peer tutor at the front desk.

If they can't answer your question, they can help you find the resources you need.