GPC TUTOR CONFERENCE 
 SESSION 1 

 9:00 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. 

 

Approaches to Kinetics Problems

 

H. Lee

B1501

Introduction to Mathematica

PART 1

 

B. Walls

B2304
Improving Student Success @GPC:  Tutors and Librarians, partners in a shared mission

 

S. Pieper

A. Mallard

B2305

(session also at 2pm)

Time for a Change:  Supplemental Instruction at GPC

 

J. Swisher

B1502

Effective Tutoring and Stress Management

 

S. Mohebbi

C. Whitehurst

B2301 
 

 

Approaches to Kinetics Problems

Presenter

Dr. Harry Lee

Clarkston Learning and Tutoring Center, GPC

 

Description

 

This presentation will examine approaches to kinetic problems.  Topics covered include:

·      Analyzing forces on each object

·      Analyzing forces on the system

·      Analyzing torques

·      Conservation of angular momentum

·      Energy method with algebra or differentiation

 

Location

B1501

 

 

 

Introduction to Mathematica PART 1

Presenter

Dr. Barrett Walls, Professor of Mathematics GPC

 

Description

 

This session is part 1 of a hands-on lesson in the basics of Mathematica.  With this session tutors should be able to answer basic Mathematica questions and use Mathematica to check their own answers.

 

Location

B2304

Note

Part 1 of 2

 

 

 

Improving Student Success @ GPC:  Tutors and Librarians, partners in a shared mission

Presenter

Scott Pieper, Librarian Instructor, GPC

Ann Mallard, Associate Library Director, GPC

 

Description

 

GPC Librarians offer a guided exploration of library resources and services.  Find out how the library can support your work with GPC students.  We’ll debunk misconceptions about GALILEO’s Discover search and we’ll describe the many online resources available through GPC Libraries.

 

Location

B2305

Note

session also at 2pm

 

 

 

Time for a Change:  Supplemental Instruction at GPC

Presenter

Justin Swisher, Supplemental Instruction Coordinator, GPC

 

Description

 

A new year can bring about many new happenings.  For myself, 2015 brought about a new employer, a new residence, and a new lifestyle.  In particular, I have become the new Supplemental Instruction Coordinator for Georgia Perimeter College (GPC).  In this tutor presentation/workshop, I will provide each of you with the details encompassing Supplemental Instruction (SI), its role here at GPC, and my vision for the future success of this program. 

 

Location

B1502

 

 

Effective Tutoring and Stress Management

Presenter

Sohayla Mohebbi, Constance Whitehurst

Decatur Learning and Tutoring Center, GPC

 

Description

 

This workshop will provide tutors with proven tips for managing personal stress, helping students manage stress and diffusing mounting stress during tutorial sessions. 

 

Location

B2301

 

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