Faculty Resources

Student in the ME Global Student Pavilion

For Your Syllabus:

“As a supplement to in course instruction, tutoring can be an effective tool for you to be successful in your classes, and has been proven to help students raise their course grades and to overcome concept anxiety.  To get the most out of your tutoring experience, contact the Math Center today to see what services best fits your needs to succeed in this course, at absolutely no cost you!  Tutoring is FREE for all Brazosport College students.

www.brazosport.edu/mathcenter

mathcenter@brazosport.edu

979.230.3515”


Class Visit by a Math Center Tutor:

Here is a video that can be added to a D2L course:  Math Center Basics (Coming Soon!)
Email Rebecca Goins to request a class visit.  Please indicate the following:
  • Whether the visit will be in class on campus or by joining an online class meeting,
  • Date and time,
  • Course.

Math Center Basics Workshop Initiative:

The Math Center Basics Workshop is intended to give students the experience of scheduling tutoring sessions through Tutor Matching Service, familiarizing themselves with our online tutoring platform, GoBoard, and allow the student to become comfortable with our Math Center tutors.
Workshop Agenda:
  • Before the Workshop:
  • During the Workshop:
    • Introductions
    • GoBoard Scavenger Hunt
    • What to Expect During a Tutoring Session
    • Discussion:  Pre-Activity Worksheet
  • After the Workshop:
    • Student can schedule tutoring sessions for their course
    • Instructor will receive a report from TutorTrac that the student attended the workshop
    • Instructor can give a grade, extra credit, etc., to the student for attending the workshop

Email Rebecca Goins to request your class participate in the Math Center Basics Workshop Initiative. 


Directions and Tutorials:

Student Scheduling a Math Center Tutoring Session/Workshop
  • PDF
  • Video (Coming Soon!)

GoBoard


Embedded Tutor:

An embedded tutor does the following:

  • Has all the expectations of a non-embedded tutor
  • Reports to Rebecca
  • Stay in contact with the instructor weekly (cc’s Rebecca on communications)
  • Reviews the course material
  • If on campus, attend the class meetings; if online and synchronous, attend the online classes; if online and asynchronous, attend class meeting hosted by the instructor
  • Provide study sessions for exams for that class through TMS/GoBoard (up to 4 students) or by Zoom
  • Add/update content from the course to our Math Center Resource D2L course (our virtual instructor binders) or (if on campus) our physical instructor binders in the MC workroom
  • If necessary, *help* with proctoring
  • Create a GroupMe group to stay in contact with students (both Rebecca and the instructor is invited to this group)

Things an embedded does NOT do:

  • Be an instructor’s assistant
  • Grade assignments, quizzes, exams, etc.
  • Create assignments, practice, reviews, exams, etc., for students
  • Provide materials for the class
  • Teach/Sub for an instructor
Email Rebecca Goins to request an Embedded Tutor.  Please indicate the following:
  • Course,
  • Whether online or on campus,
  • Day(s) and time(s) of class meetings,
  • Tutor, if one is preferred.

Contact Us

Math Center
Main Bldg, E.201/203
979.230.3515
mathcenter@brazosport.edu

Rebecca Goins
Tutor Coordinator
Main Bldg., E.204
979.230.3134
rebecca.goins@brazosport.edu