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Tutoring Center

Technology Center
Room 8340
845-574-4503

We hope that everyone is safe and well during this time. The Tutoring Center is here to support you academically and we'll be assisting you virtually for the remainder of the Spring semester. Tutoring is available for you through Blackboard Collaborate and ThinkingStorm.

Blackboard Collaborate will allow you and an RCC tutor to engage with each other and feel like you're in the same room—with your favorite devices. Tutoring will continue to function through its unique platform of appointments and drop-ins. If you're interested in Drop-In Tutoring, click on one of the links below during the scheduled hours!

1. Tutoring Center Virtual Drop-In Hours Fall 2020

Blackboard Collaborate: Drop-In Tutoring will be available during the hours below.

Individual appointments are available upon request: tutor@sunyrockland.edu

Drop-In Hours:

September 8 through December 21

Math/Physics/Accounting Drop in Tutoring (no appointment needed)

Math:
Mondays through Thursdays: 10 am - 6 pm
Fridays: 10 am - 1 pm

Physics:
Mondays: 3 pm - 6 pm
Tuesdays: 1 pm - 3 pm

Accounting:
Mondays: 3 pm - 4 pm
Tuesdays: 11 am - 1 pm

Click link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Math-Drop-in-Tutoring

Chemistry Drop in Tutoring (no appointment needed)

Tuesdays: 11 am - 2 pm
Wednesdays: 11 am – 2 pm and 3 pm - 6 pm
Thursdays: 11 am - 2 pm

Click link to join: https://tinyurl.com/CHM-Drop-in-Tutoring

Anatomy and Physiology/Biology Drop in Tutoring (no appointment needed)

Monday: 10 am - 12 pm
Tuesdays: 3 pm - 6 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am – 12 pm and 3 pm - 6 pm

Click link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Biology-Drop-In-Tutoring

Nursing: NUR 103 Calculations for Pharmacology (no appointment needed)

Tuesdays: 4 - 5 pm

Click link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Sessions-Fall-2020

Computer Drop in Tutoring (no appointment needed)

Mondays: 3 pm to 5 pm
Tuesdays: 10 am to 12 pm
Wednesdays: 10 am to 12 pm

Click link to join: https://tinyurl.com/Computer-Drop-in-Tutoring


Use this link for individual appointments made in advance in TutorTrac: https://tinyurl.com/Tutoring-Sessions-Fall-2020

All Schedules are subject to change.


Information call: 845-574-4503 ~ email: tutor@sunyrockland.edu

The best web browser for students to use is Chrome.

2. Star-NY Tutoring

STAR-NY is a consortium of SUNY colleges and universities that have joined together to share resources and expertise to better meet student needs for online tutoring.

How it Works

  • Visit https://www.starny.org/tutoring_schedule and sign in to the WorldWideWhiteboard®, which is a collaborative tool for online tutoring.
  • Students enter a virtual room to work with a tutor one-on-one.
  • Papers or problems can be loaded into the whiteboard, allowing both the tutor and tutee to write on them.
  • A chat box is used for questions and responses.

Hours

Sunday through Thursday 7 pm to Midnight (Login until 11:30 pm)

Fall Subjects

  • Writing Any course through Masters level (except foreign language)
  • Math for Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calc I, & Intro to Statistics
  • Chemistry Introductory level & General Chemistry
  • Biology (SUN, TUES, & THURS) Introductory level and Anatomy & Physiology
  • Physics (MON, TUES, & THURS) Introductory level
  • Psychology Introductory level
  • Economics Introductory level, Macro, and Micro
  • Computer Science Introductory level
  • Nursing Introductory level
  • Accounting Any course below the 400 level
  • Organic Chemistry (TUESDAY ONLY)


Visit https://www.starny.org/tutoring_schedule to get started.

3. ThinkingStorm

ThinkingStorm will assist with 24/7 Tutoring. ThinkingStorm’s tool is available within Blackboard. Each student will have a total of 4 hours of tutoring for the semester. Each session will be 30 mins, a total of 8 sessions for the semester.

How to access ThinkingStorm Tutoring on Blackboard:

  • Step 1: Log Into Blackboard
  • Step 2: Click on Content Tab (On the Left)
  • Step 3: Click on the Tools Tab (At the top of the Page)
  • Step 4: Click on ThinkingStorm

Available Subjects

Math: Basic Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, College Algebra, Statistics, Adv. Statistics.

Writing: Writing Center and Live Writing

Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Health Sciences: Nursing, Human A&P

Business: Accounting, Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics

Other Topics: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Markup & Programming, Languages, 3D Animation & Modeling


If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to the Tutoring Center at tutor@sunyrockland.edu.