Establishing an Online Tutoring Platform
Concurrent Session 1
Institutions across the United States are quickly shifting gears to offer the delivery of student support services in a virtual environment. This session will explore a real-world example of how an institution of higher education selected and established an online tutoring platform to enhance academic success.
As a result of Covid19 and changing students demographics, educational institutions have had to quickly pivot student support services to a remote environment. One such service, academic based tutoring, continues to be high need area for students as classes continue to be held virtually in both synchronous and asynchronous methods. While educators have always been quick to respond to changing student needs, it can be difficult to know where to begin with expanding/shifting services to an online platform.
This session will offer a broad view of how Saint Mary's College of California leadership team examined and analyzed various third party tutoring platforms. Additionally, they will cover campus implementation techniques (including how to integrate an online platform into existing services). Assessment data, including lessons learned, will also be showcased.
- Learn what to consider when selecting a third party tutoring platform as well as a sampling of potential questions to ask institutional leadership and third party platform vendors
- Determine who to collaborate with while gaining institutional support how to integrate an online tutoring program with existing campus tutoring structures how to assess their newly integrated program
- Learn how to integrate an online tutoring program with existing campus tutoring structures
- Learn how to assess their newly integrated program