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The QCC Tutoring Centers are located on the second floor of the Harrington Learning Center (HLC). In addition to the Math Center, Tutoring Centers include the Writing Center and the General Academic Areas (GAA).

Math Tutoring
QCC’s mathematics tutoring center is a welcoming and supportive place located in 206 HLC. The Math Center provides free, drop-in, one-on-one and small group tutoring for currently enrolled QCC students. The goal of tutoring is to help students strengthen math and study skills by reinforcing classroom and online learning. Part of being a successful math student is utilizing course resources, such as reading the textbook or e-book to review examples and reinforce math vocabulary, watching videos, reviewing notes, and doing math by working on assignments. Please bring your course material and syllabus when you visit. Students are encouraged to collaborate with classmates in the Math Center. Math tutoring is also available at the Southbridge (TBA as of November 26, 2018) and Downtown campuses.

Math tutors can assist with exercise sets and examples from course textbooks, with similar questions from Pearson - MyLab Math, McGraw-Hill - Connect, and Cengage - WebAssign homework assignments, and with practice tests if they include printed answers from the instructor. Tutors can also help students navigate the course website, textbooks and e-texts, videos, and Blackboard. For technical help, including with Blackboard and other resources, click here for the QCC Help Desk. Online tutoring is provided by Smarthinking and can be accessed through a link in your course Blackboard site.

Resources
Resources for students include all of the current Math Department course textbooks and student/instructor solutions manuals to use while in the Center, computers for math coursework, software, including Maple and MATLAB, reference material, index cards, a math lending library of books, and placement test review booklets. Please see the right side of this website for math-related links and videos.                                  

Math, Study Skills, and Technology Workshops
The Math Center offers free workshops on a variety of topics important to successful college math, navigating your online resources, and study skills. These workshops are included in the Tutoring Centers’ Steps to Success Workshop Series during the fall and spring semesters.

Students, do you need help with MyLab Math?
Visit the Math Center anytime and ask a tutor for assistance. You can drop-in, call 508-854-7487, or email MathCenter [at] qcc.mass.edu. To contact Pearson Student Support, click this link MyLab Math Student Support. The Math Center hosts the Pearson Publisher's Representative at the beginning of each semester, announcements will be posted on this website.

 

Algebra is the intellectual instrument which has been created for rendering clear the quantitative aspects of the world.

-Alfred North Whitehead