The CLAC offers current BCC students free one-on-one tutoring in most subjects offered at the college:
Students are able to book one "drop in" appointment for each registered class per week:
The CLAC offers weekly study groups for a variety of subjects:
For further information about this service, please visit the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center in room L-125.
In-Class Tutoring is designed to provide students with additional support during class. An In-Class Tutor attends class on a weekly basis and actively assists students who may not seek help on their own.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a learning-enhancement program based on the Socratic method; ultimately, the SI model combines "what to learn with how to learn."
The CLAC provides web-based tutoring through SMARTHINKING. Their service supplements the CLAC’s existing academic support services by offering real-time online tutoring with “e-structors” and homework help for core courses and skills 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SMARTHINKING’s “e-structors” are experienced, credentialed, trained and ready to assist students as soon as they sign on with their assigned username and password (given by the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center).
SMARTHINKING has online tutorial support for:
You may submit an online application to get a SMARTHINKING account. You may also fill out an application in person by visiting the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center in room L-125.
Permanent appointments are provided to students registered with the Office of Specialized Services (OSS) and the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) office based on available resources. The Cerullo Learning Assistance Center, upon receiving the designated tutorial service forms from the eligible students each semester, will be able to schedule tutorial sessions with a set tutor and subject that will remain consistent for the entire semester.
You may submit an online application to get permanent appointments. You may also fill out an application in person by visiting the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center in room L-125.
Attached please find the Center's Cancellation Policy for permanent appointments.
The Intercultural Conversation Program is a program that matches international students with native English speaking students for the opportunity to engage in meaningful cross-cultural exchanges. Effective communication skills and the promotion of cultural awareness are developed through student conversations. The goal of the program is to strengthen discussion skills, expand knowledge of cultures and build relationships among our students at Bergen Community College.
Intercultural Conversations allow students to:
The CLAC offers a variety of workshops throughout the year facilitated by both tutors and BCC Faculty. The various topics covered are advertised throughout the semester.
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