Academic Support and Tutoring Services

Helping all students achieve success is at the core of the mission of the Office of Academic Assistance.  Therefore, one-on-one assistance is available to all students seeking to improve their study and test-taking skills, establish realistic time management plans, evaluate their unique learning style, and develop sound academic success strategies.  Appointments for academic coaching are encouraged.

Contacts:

Linda Tennant, Director of Academic Assistance
LindaTennant@bac.edu
704.461.6776

Sharon Allen, Manager of Student-Athlete Academic Support
SharonAllen@bac.edu
704.461.6683

Kimberly Stallings, Coordinator of Academic Support
KimberlyStallings@bac.edu
704.461.6228

Tutoring

Tutoring support is available for all Belmont Abbey College students and is accessible in 2 different forms – online through ThinkingStorm and in-person at scheduled times in the Academic Resource Center (ARC) in the lower level of Library.

ThinkingStorm

Belmont Abbey College students have access to up to 10 free hours of online, one-on-one tutoring each semester with ThinkingStormThinkingStorm provides convenient and comprehensive online support every day/evening (including holidays) for the following subjects:

Live, On-Demand Tutoring

  • Math
  • Statistics
  • Science (Bio/Chm/Physics)

Live, Appointment-Based Tutoring

  • Writing
  • Business (Acc/Fin/Econ)
  • Adv/Applied Statistics
  • Human Anatomy/Phys

24/7 Writing Center Tutoring

  • Submission-based support for all levels of written work

Walk-In Tutoring

Walk-in tutoring is provided by faculty and highly-qualified peer tutors for a number of courses across the academic disciplines. Tutoring sessions are available on a drop-in basis only during scheduled hours.

Students may access ThinkingStorm as well as the current walk-in tutoring schedule by logging into their Canvas account and clicking on Tutoring Options.

Helpful Academic Support Resources:

Study Skills

Education Corner – Study Skills for Students
http://www.educationcorner.com/study-skills.html

Learning Styles

VARK – Learning Styles Questionnaire
http://www.vark-learn.com/english/page.asp?p=questionnaire

Math

Practical Math Practice Tools
http://www.purplemath.com/modules/

Wolfram Math World
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

MyMathLab
http://www.mymathlab.com/

Writing

Purdue Online Writing Lab
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Library Spot Grammar/Style
http://www.libraryspot.com/grammarstyle.htm

Apps

Consumer Reports – 19 top free apps for college students
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2013/08/best-apps-college-students/index.htm

48 iPad Apps That College Students Love

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/48-ipad-apps-that-college-students-love/

The 100 Best (And Free) Online Learning Tools
http://www.edudemic.com/the-100-best-and-free-online-learning-tools/