Individual appointments are limited to one appointment per subject, per day. If you self-schedule, you will find that you can only register for one appointment per day; if you need help with more than one subject (not assignment -- subject; e.g. psychology and chemistry; two different writing assignments will have to be addressed in two appointments, each on separate days), call our office and schedule your appointment over the phone (439-7111).
Any registered client can make appointments up two weeks in advance, but weekly recurring appointments are available throughout the semester for a) students who have been designated as requiring Learning Support; b) students who are registered with our school’s Disability Services office (the appointment request has to come through the DS office); or c) students who are requesting help in a course that they have previously either failed or are required to retake for a higher grade due to their major requirements. For more information see our Learning Services Coordinator, Deidre Johnson , or our Director, Rob Russell , so they can confirm these details via Goldlink and approve your recurring appointments.
For tutoring to be a worthwhile experience for both the client and the tutor, it is important that both participants acknowledge the fact that a successful tutoring session requires active participation from both parties. Below are the CFAA's expectations for both tutors and clients.
1) The tutor will not do my work for me. The tutor's job is to assist me in mastering course material and developing my skills by providing examples, asking questions, pointing out areas for improvement, engaging in a dialogue about my subject matter, and/or discussing study strategies and techniques.
2) The tutor is not responsible for my grade; the tutor is also not able to forecast the grade my instructor will give me.
3) While I may request a specific tutor, I am not guaranteed to be able to work with him or her every time.
4) Even when I have booked an individual appointment, my appointment may be combined with that of another student if we are working on the same subject matter and additional tutors are not available.
5) I will come to my session adequately prepared, with necessary materials, and take an active role in the session.
6) My tutoring session will last no longer than the scheduled time and may be shortened to accommodate students with appointments if no other staff members are available.
7) Learning is a process that takes time and consists of numerous stages. In order to make the best use of the CFAA's tutoring services, I should visit early and often.
8) I am aware that I am limited to one tutoring session per subject per day and no more than seven sessions per subject per week.
9) If I schedule an appointment, it is my responsibility to call and cancel or re-schedule if I can't make it; after two missed appointments, I will be blocked from making new appointments. I can appeal this block in person to the Learning Services Coordinator (Sherrod Library room 126).
10) I am expected to evaluate each session I participate in, online or on paper, in order to provide the CFAA with necessary feedback for improving tutoring services.
College of Business & Technology, Economics & Finance Lab: http://www.etsu.edu/cbat/economics/
College of Business & Technology, Accounting Lab: http://business.etsu.edu/acct/
Student Support Services: http://www.etsu.edu/academicaffairs/trio/sss/
Humphreys Center (Athletics): http://www.etsubucs.com/athletics/services/
Private Tutoring (Paid): Tutor Matching Service - ETSU