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Online Tutoring 

Students are welcome to sign up for online tutoring using the Online Tutoring form.   Students will need a computer with camera and audio in order join a tutoring session. 

Online tutoring is available Monday through Thursday, 10 am to 3 pm.  Appointments should be made 24-hours in advance.  Appointments can be made using the Online Tutoring form. In some cases, tutors will contact the student via email with a code required to join the tutoring session.  

SEA Success Center Online Tutoring Platforms

 GoBoard

 https://goboard.com/

This is a free, online tool that allows for video conferencing and an interactive workspace.  Students can upload work to a shared workspace by snapping a photo and texting it in or share files from a computer.  Tutors and students can see and hear each other.

Tutors will contact students with a code to join a tutoring session. 

Works on Google Chrome, Firefox, and Apple  iPad.

 Zoom

 https://zoom.us/

This is an online tool that allows for video conferencing.  The Basic Plan is free, but students need to create an account using an email address. Tutors and students can see and hear each other. 

Tutors will contact students with a code to join a tutoring session. 

 Google Hangouts

 https://hangouts.google.com/

This an online tool that allows group video calls for free. Video calls are easy to join.  Students must have or create a Google email account, which is free.Tutors and students can see and hear each other.

 Skype

 https://www.skype.com/en/

This is an online tool that allows for video conferencing.  Students can sign in using their Google account or create a free account using an email address.  Tutors and students can see and hear each other.

Tutors will contact students with a code to join a tutoring session. 

 

The SEA Success Center is making the most requested forms available online for students and faculty members. All forms are presented in the PDF or DOC format and may require additional software on your computer to view. Some forms are also PDF forms so you can fill them out easily on your computer without the need to print them out.

Individualized Programs

English & ESL Placement Test Tutoring

The SEA Success Center now offers free tutoring for the English and ESL Placement Test! Practice before your 1st and/or 2nd attempt to increase your score for a faster graduation!

Reading comprehension

The staff will assist in building reading comprehension through exercises.

 

RFU and DRP prep

The Success Center provides sample Reading for Understanding (RFU) test and the Reading Assessment Test (DRP), as well as test-taking strategies.

Text navigation

The staff will provide instruction and guidance to how to navigate any text, whether it is an article, essay, textbook, etc.

Vocabulary building

The staff will assist in building vocabulary through exercises.

Assignment/Homework Help/Test prep

The staff will assist in any reading-related assignments.

Workshops

Throughout the semester, the Success Center will host workshops that help students better understand their reading and themselves.

Test Proctoring

The Success Center provides a place for El Camino College students who need to take a test outside of their classroom.  This service is provided by appointment only.

Plus more! Just ask.

If there is anything reading-related that needs improving on, let the staff know, and they will be happy to assist.

 

Lab Programs

Inspiration

With this program, a student can create a concept map and turn it into an outline, or vice versa. Inspiration also converts the work done on the program into a PowerPoint presentation, Word document, or a PDF.

 

Online Program

Vocabulary.com

This website creates online vocabulary flashcards based on a person’s level.

Townsendpress.net

This site provides reading, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation exercises.

Totalreader.com

Total Reader has a wide-range of readings, and tests students on those readings.  This helps with vocabulary and reading comprehension improvement.  This may be purchased online or at the ECC Library.

Learnersdictionary.com

This is an online dictionary that provides easy-to-understand definitions.

Studyblue.com

This site allows students to create flashcards and notes online, track their progress, and test themselves.  It can also be downloaded as a mobile ap.

Dictionary.com

This is an online dictionary and thesaurus.

Typingweb.com

This site will help students with their typing skills.

Imtranslator.net

This site provides tools for second-language students, such as pronouncing words, translating, keyboard help, and many more.

 

SEA Success Center Documents

 15 Easy Ways to Increase Your Vocabulary

15 Easy Ways to Increase
Your Vocabulary

Strategies for Answering Reading Questions

Strategies for Answering
Reading Questions

How to Comprehend What Youre Reading

How to Comprehend
What You're Reading

 Tips for Improving Vocabulary

Tips for Improving Vocabulary