UC Clermont

Development English Course Tutoring Services

Students enrolled in UC Clermont development English and math courses have dedicated support from professional tutors. Information about these services and how to connect with the tutor is included in the course syllabus. All services are currently provided remotely. Tutoring support is free.

Preparatory Composition (ENGL 0099) tutoring offers a personalized approach that takes into consideration the student’s immediate and long-term goals, level of comfort, method of learning, and pacing. Some of the areas and skills the tutor can assist with include generating ideas, creating positive work and study habits, writer’s block and anxiety, motivation, reading comprehension, finding a strong topic, outlining, research methods, introduction paragraphs and thesis statements, arguments and claims, rhetorical analysis, integrating sources and quoting, No-Fear MLA citations, confidence, formal writing, formatting your paper, grammar, editing, revision, etc.

Tutoring in these courses includes tutor-led synchronous (real-time sessions) study groups on Microsoft Teams. The study group sessions are course-specific and include math problems/concepts being covered in the course. These sessions focus on helping students build foundational mathematical skills through guided practice at a comfortable pace. The recorded sessions are available for repeat viewing or for students who are unable to attend the live sessions.

Students from these courses also have the option for one-on-one tutoring sessions.