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Welcome To The Oxnard College Tutoring Center
IF YOU RUN INTO A WALL, DON'T TURN AROUND AND GIVE UP. FIGURE OUT HOW TO CLIMB THE WALL, GO THROUGH THE WALL OR WORK AROUND THE WALL” Michael Jordan
Tutorial services are FREE to all Oxnard Collge students. The Oxnard College Tutoring Center is dedicated to helping students to achieve their academic goals by helping them to be better students. Students may join any drop-in session without an appointment, ask for a tutor for their class study group, or make an appointment for an individual tutoring session. Come in and see what tutoring can do for you! We will help you to be a more successful student.
What are the benefits of tutoring?:
- Improves your ATTITUDE toward toward the subject and college in general
- Reinforce your learning
- Help for you to be a more successful student
- Improve your course completion
- Increase your confidence
Who are the Tutors?
Tutors are college graduates or students who have outstanding academic records and are selected on the basis of their knowledge and academic performance in the subjects they tutor, their communication skills, and their ability to relate to Oxnard College students in a positive and supportive way. The Oxnard College tutors are hired through a thorough application and interview process and are required to submit a transcript as well as a tutor philosophy.
Students can drop by tutoring as much as they like. These services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please refer to the Tutoring Schedule for tutoring hours for each subject.
NOTE: denotes Online Tutors
Also check the STEM Center Tutoring Schedule
Tutors work with students to review class material and help students learn how to study independently. The tutors’ ultimate goal is to “work themselves out of a job”. The Center offers:
- Drop-in Tutoring
- One-on-One Tutoring
- Study Groups
- Study Skills and Specialized Workshops
Tutoring is available in the following subjects:
|POLITICAL SCIENCE||MATH (ALL LEVELS)|
Writing and Reading Center
In the Writing Skills Center (WSC) students can work with tutors at any stage of the writing process, from organizing ideas, developing outlines, to focusing on a topic, and helping with grammar usage. Tutors are trained to use tutorial time efficiently working with the student in 20 minutes sessions, to begin, critique, and improve the written work in progress. Proper writing is best done on an ongoing basis; our tutors are not miracle workers whose job is to “save” student writers with last minute assignments, but rather to address writing issues within the framework of a given tutorial session. The WSC tutors will not edit, rewrite or change anything in a paper; in other words, they will not write or rewrite papers for students. They will provide students with strategies for revising and editing their own work.
Click here to view the Writing and Reading Center Calendar of Student Services
The Math Center
The Oxnard College Math Center located in the LIbrary Learning Resource Center is a learning place pffering support for the Transitional Mathematics students. The Math Center allows for independent learning in an environment where the lessons are presented on the computer. Instructors and tutors are available to answer questions.
Study Skills Workshops
Study Skills Workshops are offered on the 1st Friday of every month starting in May in the Library Learning Resource Center. Schedule and topics will be announced.
Who can become a tutor?
We are always looking for good tutor candidates. A tutor must be academically competent in one or more subject areas and have good interpersonal and communication skills. Tutors are paid hourly employees.
We hold our volunteer staff to the same requirements as our paid staff. Volunteer tutors are supervised on a regular basis and evaluated at the end of the semester.
For more information about Tutorial Services at Oxnard College call 805.986.5819.