The Learning Center provides FREE tutoring for ALL Blinn students in a variety of subjects including Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Mathematics, Microsoft Office Applications, Physics, and Foreign Languages.
What is tutoring? When a student has a question or is stuck on a problem, a tutor can help guide the student (tutee) through the reasoning and resources to find the solution. A tutor does not re-teach the material or review the subject material.
What do I bring to tutoring? The student must bring the course textbook, classnotes, and any other course resources to tutoring sessions. The student is responsible for reviewing the material and working the problem on his/her own before coming in for tutoring. A student who is prepared and has a good attitude will get the most out of a tutoring session.
What types of tutoring are available at the Learning Center? Drop-in tutoring (no appointment)
Drop-in tutoring (DIT): Drop-in at the Learning Center for tutoring. No appointment is necessary, but tutoring is based upon availability and is first-come, first-served. See the Tutoring Schedule for subject and tutor availability. [Drop-in tutoring is NOT offered during MiniMesters]
Who are the tutors and what are their qualifications? Our tutoring services are performed by Peer Tutors (Blinn students), Senior Peer Tutors and Learning Center Assistants. All peer tutors have completed the courses in which they tutor and have been recommended by an instructor. Senior peer tutors have successfully completed upper level courses in their tutoring area. All Learning Center Assistants hold Bachelor's Degrees and some have also earned graduate degrees. In addition, they have work or teaching experience in the areas in which they tutor. Our tutors complete a training program for Levels I, II, & III- Tutor Certification by the College Reading and Learning Association.