Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

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Academic Support Center

Academic Support Centers

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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

In-person Sessions

  • Individual sessions only
  • Mask required
  • For mask-to-mask appointments, contact Alicia at ahartley@cccti.edu or call 828-726-2725

Drop-in Sessions

Subject-based tutors are available for immediate help 7 days a week

  • No appointment needed for drop-in virtual tutoring
  • Use the provided link and password: tutor (all lowercase)
  • A webcam is not required, but you will need to have a microphone.
  • Watch this video to learn more about Zoom
  • Looking for a class that isn’t listed? Contact Mel at jrhoney@cccti.edu

Accounting— https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7296971730

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 1pm - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Thursday 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday 5pm - 8pm
  • Saturday 2pm - 6pm

Anatomy & Physiology—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5388631109

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday 1pm - 4pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 1pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 8pm

Business—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7296971730

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 1pm - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Thursday 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday 5pm - 8pm
  • Saturday 2pm - 6pm

Computers—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4416293261

  • Monday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 2pm

Math—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9779690612

  • Monday 10:15am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 12:30pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday 10:15am - 12:30pm
  • Saturday 10am - 2pm
  • Sunday 4pm - 8pm

Networking—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4416293261

  • Tuesday 5pm - 8pm
  • Wedneday 5pm - 8pm
  • Thursday 5pm - 8pm

Science—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/5388631109

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday 1pm - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm, 5pm - 8pm
  • Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 8pm

Spanish—https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9788037748

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday 10am - 2pm

Study Skills & Strategies for Any Class— https://us04web.zoom.us/j/6850737824

  • Sunday 7pm - 10pm
  • Tuesday 7pm - 10pm
  • Thursday 7pm - 10pm

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. Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute students receive 10 free hours of tutoring through ThinkingStorm per semester. Please contact the Director of the Academic Support Center to request any additional online tutoring hours.

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The library staff will field questions about online tutoring.

No coverage on holidays or Sat/Sun midnight-8am

Helpful Handouts and 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 and Resources

Video Resources

Helpful Free Websites

  • WolframAlpha: https://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.
  • Desmos: https://www.desmos.com/calculator
    Online graphing calculator that is easy to use and great for visualizing math problems.
  • Keep Me Out: http://www.keepmeout.com/en/
    This site will help you stay away from social media when you need to study by allowing you to “block” distracting websites. This will allow to focus on what you need to get done.
  • Universal Password Manager: http://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.
  • TomatoTimer: https://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.

Additional Services

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.

The Writing Center

The Writing Center is designed to provide writers with the tools necessary to write and communicate effectively, thereby promoting success throughout the college as well as in the work place. Visit the Writing Center webpage for more information.

Computer and Printing Services

The Academic Support Center has computers, scanning capabilities, and printing available for student use. The computers are updated each semester and many have course-specific programs installed. Black-and-white and color printing are also available, but require a print card which can be purchased in the centers.

Workshops

The Academic Support Center offers a variety of study skills and subject-area workshops. Please check back soon to view a schedule of current workshops.

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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Contacts

Caldwell Campus

Watauga Campus