Q&SC tutoring moves online...
As F&M's classes move online, our tutoring has too!
- Drop-in tutoring. We plan to keep drop-in schedules the same. Drop-in tutoring will happen through videoconferencing, using break-out rooms. Details may vary slightly between departments.
- QuEST sessions. For the first week of classes after spring break, many QuEST sessions will run as drop-in sessions, to give everyone a chance to adapt to new technology and content delivery mechanisms. Again, details may vary between courses.
- Individual tutoring: Tutors will be in touch with tutees to establish their online tutoring mechanism. Students can continue to make new individual appointments now and into the future through our Scheduler software.
- Tutees can upload problems to the appointment so tutors can prepare in advance.
- Much of our tutoring will take place right there, through online tutoring links.
- We're working on clear, adaptable communication mechanisms, since change is inevitable. The tools and environment are evolving at the same time as our processes!
Wondering which classes we support? Schedules
Astronomy (AST121): Drop-in, Weekly Appointments
Astronomy (AST387): Drop-in
Bio Stat (BIO210): Consultation Appointments, Drop-in
BOS-Accounting (BOS224): Drop-in, QuEST Group Sessions
BOS (BOS324, 250, 360): Drop-in
Computer Science (CPS111, 112): Drop-in
Economics (ECO100, 103, 200, 201, 203): Drop-in
General Chemistry 1 & 2 - Class (CHM111/112) Drop-in, Weekly Appointments, QuEST Group Sessions for Plass and Morford sections
General Chemistry 1 & 2 - Lab (CHM111, 112) Drop-in* (*Appointment Required)
Organic Chemistry (CHM212): Weekly Appointments, QuEST Group Sessions
Math (MAT109, 110): Weekly Appointments
Math (MAT109, 110, 111, 211, 216, 229): Drop-in
Physics (PHY111, 112): Drop-in, Weekly Appointments
Psychology-Stats (PSY230): Consultation Appointments, Drop-in
Psychology-Intro (PSY100): QuEST, Weekly Appointments
The Q&SC is hiring!
About the Quantitative and Science Center (Q&SC)
The College established the Q&SC in 2014 to help F&M students build problem solving and quantitative skills through peer-to-peer help. With a team of nearly 50 peer tutors, the Q&SC provides many opportunities for students seeking additional resources to help master course content and enhance study skills.Learn More
Students can access the Q&SC Schedule from their Academics page on Inside F&M. The Q&SC Scheduler shows which courses are supported with tutoring and is a handy way to check the schedule and location of Drop-in and QuEST Sessions, as well as make a weekly tutoring or consultation appointment.Learn More
Strong study skills are key components to student success. Our tutors are trained to help students analyze and assess their current practices and can suggest ways to improve and recommend new techniques to try. Here we provide some general information and resources on study skills.BUILDING STUDY SKILLS
Basic quantitative skills, i.e. mathematical concepts and reasoning skills, are needed to succeed in F&M’s intro science, econ, math and computer science courses. Here we provide some self-help resources for several topics that students commonly find challenging.BUILDING QUANTITATIVE SKILLS
Meet the Q&SC Staff
If you have a question or information you would like to share with us regarding any of the Q&SC tutoring programs, please submit it here. You may remain anonymous, however, if you would like a reply on your issue or question, please provide your name. Be as detailed as possible so that we may address the issue to the best of our ability.Q&SC Feedback Form
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