Mathematics through Tutoring

Course Code: MAT2905

Credit Hours: 1 - 3

Effective beginning: 2021-22


Course Description:
The goals of this course are: refinement or acquisition of mathematics skills and connections between mathematics topics needed for successfully tutoring in an academic setting; acquisition of general methods of tutoring as well as specific tutoring techniques needed for specific courses. Teacher-tutor seminars, teacher-tutor conferences, and formal instruction will supplement the extensive tutoring experiences.

Course Details


Prerequisite: Consent of the department




Required textbooks/ course materials:

Handouts provided


Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.



Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods



Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Teacher Centered:  Instructor will demonstrate specific problem-solving techniques used in Chipola Math classes.

Seminars/conferences:  Students and instructor(s) will meet to discuss assigned readings.

Role modeling:  Students and instructors actively demonstrate various tutoring techniques. 

Student Centered:  Student will work as tutors in the lab to provide individualized help, and will keep both a time sheet recording hours worked and a log of the number of students tutored and the time spent tutoring each student.

Office Hours: The instructor will be available during office hours for individual assistance. The instructor’s schedule can be found posted on their office door and/or via their individual web site.


College-wide policies and resources

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