Tutoring Services Overview
Tutoring Services Overview
An overview of the many tutoring services available to students taking curriculum (credit) classes at A-B Tech
A-B Tech offers a variety of free tutoring services to students taking curriculum (credit) classes. Most of the tutoring labs and offices provide tutoring services to students in a specific subject. If you are having difficulty with your coursework, we strongly recommend first contacting your instructor(s) to discuss strategies for your success.
Math, English, Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering
The Tutoring Center is located in the Ferguson Building, which is across from Don C. Locke Library and adjacent to the Beech Tree Deck on the Asheville Campus. The Tutoring Center provides tutoring for students in math, English, chemistry, physics, and engineering. To see a schedule of Tutor Availability by Subject, visit abtech.edu/tc. Select "Hours and Contact Info" on the left. This will give you the hours when tutors are available in math (through calculus), chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, engineering, and statistics.
French and Spanish
Free tutoring in French and Spanish is available for current A-B Tech students in the Tutoring Center. Tutoring is provided by other students. Typically, students are referred by their instructors. The French and Spanish tutoring schedules change each semester and are based on the student-tutors' individual schedules.
Students can receive tutoring online through THINKINGSTORM. To access THINKINGSTORM on our website, go to abtech.edu/tc, then select "THINKINGSTORM (online tutoring)" to the left of the page. Click the THINKINGSTORM link to login. Your THINKINGSTORM login name is your A-B Tech e-mail address, and your password is your A-B Tech Password. Once you log in, you'll find information to begin receiving tutoring through THINKINGSTORM.
The Writing Center, located in the Don C. Locke Library in room 125 on the Asheville Campus, can help you with planning, organizing, drafting, and revising papers and reports. The Writing Center can also help with resumés, scholarship letters, and other writing projects not associated with a specific class. It's a relaxed one-on-one session with an instructor or peer tutor.
Academic coaching is also available to help students with study habits, organizational skills and time management. To schedule an appointment, please visit the Writing Center Services page and scroll to the "Academic Coaching" section.
A-B Tech has a number of computer labs that students can use to work on class assignments. Some of the labs are supervised by a peer tutor who is also an A-B Tech student. Although peer tutors have had several computer courses and can help with basic computer-related questions, they may not be able to assist with specific class assignments or software problems.
Transitional Studies partners with Literacy Together and A-B Tech Volunteers to connect students with extra help for their studies. For more information, contact your instructor or program coordinator in the Hemlock Building.
Tutoring for High School Students
A-B Tech does not offer tutoring for students who are currently attending high school. Literacy Together of Buncombe County provides tutoring in reading and language arts for high school students. For more information, contact Literacy Together at (828) 254-3442 or email@example.com, or go to lit-together.org.