Science Center – Tutoring

Spring 2022 tutoring ends on Tues. 5/10. Summer 2022 tutoring begins on Mon. 5/23. Mon. – Thurs. are in-person faculty and peer tutoring and Fri. are virtual only. Note that available summer tutoring subjects and hours may vary. FOR VIRTUAL – On the day/time of your session, you will receive via your CCM email a WebEx/Zoom invite to join your tutor (BE LOGGED IN ON TIME).  In addition to our tutoring services, the Center offers the 24/7 Smarthinking online tutoring portal, which is available via Blackboard in over 150 subjects.

A&P I (BIO 101) FOCUS SESSIONS – VIRTUAL ONLY

 Throughout the semester, the A&P faculty will be holding a series of A&PI Focus Sessions via Zoom. All students registered in BIO 101 Anatomy and Physiology I are welcome to attend these sessions. To attend these sessions, students will need to sign up on the TutorTrac scheduling system at https://tutortrac.ccm.edu; use your CCM student credentials to sign in. Upon signing in, select “Search Availability” under Student Options on the left-hand side of the screen. Next, select “Science Center” and then select the course and date range.  Appointments can be up to 6 days in advance. Please make your appointment no later than 24 hours before the day of the session.  Students will receive an email on the morning of the session with information on how to join the Zoom session.  Each session will be recorded for those unable to attend. Recordings will be posted within 48 hours to the Tutoring Center Blackboard Shell under the Science Resources on the left-hand panel.

Session 1 – Anatomy and Physiology Resources
Presented by: Professor Burns, Professor Gigliotti, and Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Thursday, January 27th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Session 2 – Membrane Transport Processes  
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Thursday, February 10th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session 3 – Histology  
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 15th 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 4 – Cellular Respiration    
Presented by: Professor Gigliotti
Date and Time: Friday, February 18th 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Session 5 – Skeletal Anatomy   
Presented by: Professor Burns
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 9th 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Session 6 – Muscle Physiology: Skeletal Muscle Contraction  
Presented by: Professor Burns
Date and Time: Thursday, March 31st 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 7 – Nervous Physiology: Action Potentials and Synapses  
Presented by: Professor Gigliotti
Date and Time: Thursday, April 21st, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Session 8 – Integration of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System    
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time:  Thursday, April 28th 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p. m.

A&PII (BIO 102) FOCUS SESSIONS – VIRTUAL ONLY

Throughout the semester, the A&P faculty will be holding a series of A&PII Focus Sessions via Zoom. All students registered in BIO 102 Anatomy and Physiology II are welcome to attend these sessions. To attend these sessions students will need to sign up on the TutorTrac scheduling system at https://tutortrac.ccm.edu; please use your CCM student credentials to sign in. Upon signing in, select “Search Availability” under Student Options on the left-hand side of the screen. Next, select “Science Center” and then select the course and date range. Appointments can be up to 6 days in advance. Please make your appointment no later than 24 hours before the day of the session.  Students that have scheduled an appointment will receive an email on the morning of the session with information on how to join the Zoom session.  Each session will be recorded for those unable to attend. Recordings will be posted within 48 hours to the Tutoring Center Blackboard Shell under the Science Resources on the left-hand panel.

Session 1 – Anatomy and Physiology Resources
Presented by: Professor Burns, Professor Gigliotti, and Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Thursday, January 27th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Session 2 – Endocrine System: Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland   
Presented by: Professor Burns
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 1st 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Session 3 – Cardiac Cycle   
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time:  Monday, February 14th 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Session 4 – Blood Typing and Blood Tracing   
Presented by: Professor Gigliotti
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 1st 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 5 – Immunity   
Presented by: Professor Gigliotti
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 22nd 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 6 – Respiratory Pressures and Calculations   
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Thursday, March 24th 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Session 7 – Nephron Anatomy and Glomerular Filtratation   
Presented by: Professor Burns
Date and Time: Tuesday, April 26th  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 8 – Reproductive System: Gametogenesis and Ovarian/Uterine Cycles  
Presented by: Professor Pietropollo
Date and Time: Thursday, April 28th 9:00 a.m – 10:00am

 

Spring 2022 Workshops – Biology & Chemistry Subjects – VIRTUAL ONLY 

To attend these sessions, students will need to sign up on the TutorTrac scheduling system at https://tutortrac.ccm.edu; use your CCM student credentials to sign in. Upon signing in, select “Search Availability” under Student Options on the left-hand side of the screen. Next, select “Science Center” and then select the course and date range.  Appointments can be up to 6 days in advance. Please make your appointment no later than 24 hours before the day of the session.  Students will receive an email on the morning of the session with information on how to join the Zoom session.  Each session will be recorded for those unable to attend. Recordings will be posted within 48 hours to the Tutoring Center Blackboard Shell under the Science Resources on the left-hand panel.

Workshop 1 – Effective Study and Test-Taking Strategies for Success in A&P
Presented by: Professors Paulina Cardaci and Frank Pietropollo
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 25th 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Description: Are you enrolled in Anatomy and Physiology I or II? Join two A&P professors for a workshop on effective study and test-taking strategies for face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
Courses for this Workshop: BIO 101 & 102
Workshop 2 – Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis
Presented by: Dr. Loryn Stoler
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 2nd 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Description: Need help learning how to solve problems involving dimensional analysis? This workshop will review how to use equalities, medication dosages, and densities as conversion factors to perform dimensional analysis. Join a chemistry professor who will be able to help you improve your skills with this problem-solving technique.
Courses for this Workshop: CHM 117 & 118, CHM 125 & 126
Workshop 3 – Microscopy
Presented by: Professor Jenifer Martin
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 8th 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Description: Are you interested in learning more about microscopy? This workshop will focus on the concepts and terminology of microscopy, types and parts of the microscope, magnification, and proper care and technique when utilizing a microscope.
Courses for this Workshop: BIO 101, 102, 121, 122, 215
Workshop 4 – Effective Study and Test-Taking Strategies for Biology Students
Presented by: Dr. Teresa Birrer and Professor Frank Pietropollo
Date and Time: Monday, March 7th 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Description: Are you enrolled in a biology course and looking to enhance your study and test taking skills? Please join two biology professors for a workshop that will help you evaluate your current skills and provide you with tips to help aid in your success.
Courses for this Workshop: BIO 101, 102, 121, 122, 127, 132, 133, 215
Workshop 5 – Solving Problems Involving Aqueous Solution Stoichiometry
Presented by: Dr. Loryn Stoler
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 22nd  3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Description: Need help learning how to solve problems involving a limiting reactant, dissociation equations, calculating the amount of precipitate present at the end of a reaction, and the concentration of ions present at the end of a reaction? Join a chemistry professor who will be able to help you improve your skills in solving this type of problem.
Courses for this Workshop: CHM 125

The Science Center is located on the first floor of  DeMare Hall, DH 156 inside the Tutoring Center.  Tutoring is conducted by both peer and faculty tutors.  Services include one-on-one tutoring appointments, workshops, class and lab review sessions, as well as microscopes and anatomy and physiology models for hands-on studying. All students taking Biology, A& P, and Chemistry classes are encouraged to attend tutorial sessions to ask questions about course material they do not quite understand, or to get help with study skills and to review assignments. Click here to schedule a science tutoring appointment.