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Top 3 Benefits of Tutoring for International Students

Post-secondary education offers many students around the world the opportunity to study abroad or enroll full-time in foreign institutions of higher learning. It can be a wonderful experience with immersion in a new culture and the opportunity to see popular and historic places and landmarks. Unfortunately, being one of these international students does come with …

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How Online Mentoring Platforms Increase Alumni Mentorship

There is significant research about student retention and graduation in higher education. But what about once they’ve successfully achieved their degree? Alumni still have a lot to contribute to their colleges and universities.  One method for engaging alumni is through alumni mentoring platforms, where graduates pair with students, faculty, or other interested mentees and provide …

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8 Recommendations for an Effective Online Faculty Mentorship Program

In many workplaces, coworkers sit next to each other in cubicles or meet at conference tables. They share gossip at the water cooler and run into each other in the elevator. But higher education is different. Faculty teach in independent classrooms and lecture halls, have different schedules, and have workspaces spread out across sprawling campuses. …

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Social and Emotional Roles of a Great Tutor

In an editorial on the research topic of academic advising and tutoring in higher education, McIntosh, Thomas, Troxel, van den Wijngaard, and Grey (2021) provide a summary of a collection of international research. The collection has dominant themes, including the beneficial impact of tutoring on student health and well-being, student voice, and student engagement. This …

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The ROI of Faculty Mentoring

For every institution of higher learning, your employees are your most valuable resources. They are the face of your school. They work with students, liaise with industry, publish original research, and contribute to the greater community. Any investment in faculty development is an investment in your college or university. A faculty mentoring program is a …

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How Tutoring Enriches the Lives of e-Learning Students

Learning isn’t easy for everyone. Especially when students transition from K-12 school to higher education, they may encounter material and expectations that seem overwhelming or new, making it difficult to feel successful. Tutoring is often the answer for these struggling students, and the majority of colleges have on campus tutoring centers that provide assistance to …

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CGTC | Maximizing Value From Academic Support Service Budgets

Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Founded in 1962, the two-year public commuter college serves the diverse needs of 11 counties through the provision of traditional on-site and distance education academic programs and services.  Tutoring overseen by CGTC’s Library and Academic Support Services provides students with …

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KPU | Faculty Engagement Drives Online Tutoring Platform Success

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in British Columbia has provided students with the skills needed for their future careers for more than 30 years. KPU delivers more than 120 programs across seven distinct faculties – Academic and Career Advancement, Arts, Business, Design, Health, Science and Horticulture, and Trades and Technology. Students pursue degrees, diplomas, certificates, citations …

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