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Tutoring at the Centre

At the Tutoring Centre, Learning Assistants (LAs) offer tutoring in specific subject areas (listed below) at no additional cost to you as a Sheridan student.  As senior co-op students recruited from Sheridan, University of Waterloo, Ryerson, and University of Guelph, the LAs in the Tutoring Centre are knowledgeable and well qualified to support you in your studies.

How it Works

Tutoring sessions with Learning Assistants (LAs) are offered in ½ hour and 1 hour appointments, or shorter drop-in sessions. The subjects covered by LAs are listed below.

Book up to 2 hours per week, per subject.

See: Tutoring Policy

For Faculty: Refer a student to tutoring

Subjects

  • Chemistry - Covers fundamental issues related to Chemistry, Organic and Biochemistry from a health perspective (Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition and Medicine)
  • Citation & References - Covers how to build and correct your citations and references for your writing assignments (APA, MLA and other styles). Bring your references, sources, and citation questions! By appointment only.
  • Computer Programming - Covers object-oriented programming (Java 1 and Java 2) and other computer programming-related questions.
  • English/Writing - Covers writing practice, presentation skills, basic computing, study and test-taking skills, citing sources, and pronunciation. In addtion, LAs can review a portion of your assignment for structure and grammar and offer constructive feedback on content and style. NOTE: Your LA cannot proofread an entire assignment for you, but they can help you improve your proof-reading skills.
  • Math & Business Math- Covers general Math, most Business Math topics (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Statistics, etc.), as well as many technical Math and related topics. Your LA can provide explanations of math concepts, and patiently help you problem solve your way to finding solutions and understanding your subject better.

Group Sessions

  • English Conversation Circles - Practice your English speaking skills in small groups. Join Learning Assistants for these informal sessions planned by ESL faculty and hosted by English/Writing LAs. See Hours & Locations for the current schedule.
  • Varsity Athletics Study Hall - During scheduled times, Varsity Athletes take over the Tutoring Centre to do independent studies. One English and one math tutor are always present during these hours in case they need any help. See Hours & Locations for the current schedule.