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Learning Enrichment Launches “Live” Online MATH Tutoring Program

UTB’s Learning Enrichment Center will now provide “live” online tutoring for Math using the ASK Online Tutoring program at http://utb.askonline.net/.

What is the ASK Online Tutoring Program?

ASK online tutoring is a Web-based platform that connects tutors with students via a Web interface, allowing students to seek help at any time and from any location. Students will now be able to access tutoring from anywhere on campus and even from the comfort of their own home at a time that is convenient for them. Students can conduct “live” audio and/or video chats with LE math tutors by downloading Skype, which is free software.

Who can use the ASK Online Tutoring program?

This program is geared towards students enrolled in Math courses, either on-site or online. The program will use UTB’s highly qualified Learning Enrichment math tutors, who have been trained to deliver tutoring online.

When can I begin using the online tutoring program?

The program was available Summer 2012 to all UTB students. Username and password to log on ASK online program is the same as on Blackboard.

What are the days and times I can access the online tutoring?


Hours for Math Online Tutoring Summer:
Monday-Friday: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Hours for Math Online Tutoring Fall/Spring:
Sunday-Friday: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
 

Besides taking a MATH course, what else will I need to access the online tutoring?

Students will need the following:

  1. Skype (you can download for free).
  2. Laptop with webcam and/or headset with microphone.
  3. High Speed Internet access.

 

If you have any questions about the ASK Online Tutoring program, please feel free to contact the Learning Enrichment staff:

Dr. Apolinar Zapata, Math Learning Instructional Specialist, 956-882-7058
Dr. Arlene Ready, Co-Director of Learning Enrichment, 956-882-8208
Dr. Leslie Jones, Co-Director of Learning Enrichment, 956-882-8208

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