The number of students visiting an SPC Learning Center keeps climbing and so do the success rates for those who keep coming back. For the spring 2014 term, a total of 14,037 students made 108,544 visits to campus Learning Centers, up 29 percent from last spring when 13,157 students made 84,117 visits. Read more.
To help alleviate the stress of final exams, the Learning Resources department at SPC launched the Chill Zone, a relaxation area at the entrance of the Tarpon Springs Campus library, during the spring semester finals week. Read more.
St. Petersburg College students are hearing the college’s message about the importance of out-of-class support. While students come to the Campus Learning Centers for a variety of reasons, the number who come for free tutoring continues to grow. Read more.
Thanks to higher faculty participation and a declining stigma related to seeking help, the number of students visiting a St. Petersburg College Learning Center has hit the 10,000 mark – nearly doubling last year’s visits. Through week 8 of the fall 2013 semester, a total of 10,560 SPC students visited a campus Learning Center. Read more.
The Sun Sentinel published an article about Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs. The report included information about St. Petersburg College’s MOOC – its free online course, Get Ready for College – Math. Read more.
Students who visit our Learning Centers more than four times in a term have better than an 80% chance at success.St. Petersburg College offers FREE tutoring to all degree-seeking students to help review core concepts, tackle tough homework assignments or prepare for tests. From one-on-one tutoring to online resources, SPC offers tools to help you succeed.
-Ly Tan, Premed Major
-Claire Geiger, math professor at Downtown Center
Visit the Learning Center on your campus for the tools you need to succeed: FREEtutoring, computer labs, help with your next paper and a quiet place to study. Visit each site for specific services and hours of operation:
SPC students can get online tutoring through Smarthinking, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Sign into MyCourses and enter into one of your classes. At the bottom of the page, there will be a box for SPC Resources and a link to Smarthinking will be listed.
Choose a subject for help with your course, research guides and useful resources:
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