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Academic Support Center

The Academic Support Center provides quality academic support for students at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute. We facilitate learning by addressing individual needs, recognizing achievements, and helping students set realistic and reachable goals throughout their coursework at the college. All tutoring services are free to our students.

Tutoring Services

Summer Tutoring Services will begin June 4th and end July 31st. We will be closed July 4th – 7th.

Virtual Tutoring Room

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Virtual Tutoring is always a drop in service; no appointment necessary

In-Person Turtoring

Drop-in or schedule an appointment with an ASC tutor.
• One-to-one tutoring is offered on both campuses.
• Drop-in anytime. Appointments are not needed.
• You can schedule an appointment with an Academic Support Center tutor. For an appointment, email twilkie@cccti.edu or call 828-726-2220. Please email at least one day in advance. Appointments are limited to one hour.

Subject Based Tutoring 24/7

  • Online tutoring is available through ThinkingStorm via Moodle.
  • Watch this video to learn more about ThinkingStorm
  • ThinkingStorm offers online tutoring in a variety of course subjects. This service can be accessed from the Moodle Login page or the Student Support Section of your Moodle course.

In-Person Subject Based Tutoring

Accounting

Wednesday 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Anatomy and Physiology

Monday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

 

Biology/Chemistry

Monday 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Tuesday 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Math 

Monday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Tuesday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Wednesday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Sunday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Computers

Monday 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Wednesday 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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Need help with a new suject at school? No problem! We offer a variety of tutoring options to help! 

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Helpful Handouts & Resources

The Academic Support Center has a variety of helpful handouts and links to useful websites that can help you with your academic success! Check out a few of our most requested handouts and websites below.

Handouts & Resources

Additional Resources

College Placement Test Review

  • Students who want to review prior to taking the college placement exam can visit the Academic Support Center to sign up for an online diagnostic test in PLATO® for Math, English, and writing.
  • Students can visit the Academic Support Center for Accuplacer sample-questions and practice handouts, NC DAP Math Sample Questions, and NC DAP Study App information.
  • Students who want to re-take the college placement exam must visit the Academic Support Center to sign up for 10 hours of required review through PLATO®.

Additional Diagnostic Test Reviews

  • PRAXIS®: Students who want to review prior to taking the Praxis® exam can visit the Academic Support Center to sign up for an online prep program through PLATO®.
  • TABE®: Students who want to review prior to taking the TABE® exam can visit the Academic Support Center to sign up for an online prep program through PLATO®.
  • TEAS®: Students who want to review prior to taking the TEAS® exam can visit the Academic Support Center to sign up for an online prep program through PLATO® or can study onsite with a copy of the TEAS® prep book.

Websites

  • WolframAlphahttps://www.wolframalpha.com/
    This site provides step-by-step instructions and information for math, science and technology, society and culture, and everyday life by using breakthrough algorithms, knowledge base and AI technology. You can even upload your specific math questions to double check your answers.

  • Universal Password Managerhttp://upm.sourceforge.net/
    Do you have too many user-names and passwords to keep track of? This website is great for helping you store all of the information you need, so you can remember all of your login information. You can download it an app to your Droid or iPhone, too.

  • TomatoTimerhttps://tomato-timer.com/
    This site helps you use the Pomodoro Technique® by breaking down work into small, manageable units separated by short breaks. It will help you stay more focused on your work and increase your productivity.

The Academic Support Center and The Writing Center are CRLA Certified Level I Tutor Centers
College Reading & Learning Association
International Tutor Training Program Certification

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Student Services

Michael J. Hancock
Assistant, Writing and Academic Support

Office:
Caldwell–E–217
Phone: 828.726.2376
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Student Services

Martin Erick Moore
Instructor, Writing Center

Office:
Watauga–W460–120
Phone: 828.297.3811 x5292
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Student Services

Timothy R. Wilkie
Assistant, Writing and Academic Support

Office:
Caldwell–E–212
Phone: 828.726.2220
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Student Services

Laura Wollpert
Instructor, Academic Support Center

Office:
Watauga–W460–120
Phone: 828.297.3811, x5295
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Student Services

Laura Benton
Executive Director, Learning Resource Center

Office:
Caldwell–E–212
Phone: 828.726.2722
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