GPC TUTOR CONFERENCE 
 SESSION 4 

 1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. 

Science
 Math
Communication
Tutoring
Tutoring
Tutoring Chemistry
Q & A

M. Nelson

room B150
1
 
The Chi-Squared Goodness-of-Fit Test

R. McBride

room B2305
 Office 2013
(also at 11am)

K. Holley

room B2304
Whose Line Is It Anyway:  Role Playing Difficult Tutoring Situations

N. Basdeo

room B2302
Reducing Stress -
Quick, Fast, and in a Hurry

N. McDaniel

room B2301

 

Science

Tutoring Chemistry Q&A

Presenter

Dr. Michael Nelson, Department Chair of Physical Sciences

 

Description


Bring your chemistry questions for this Q&A session on helping students with chemistry.  How do I help without doing too much?  How much help do I give a student working at the computer?

 

Location

B1501

 

Math

The Chi-Squared Goodness-of-Fit Test

Presenter

C. Rett McBride, Instructor of Mathematics

 

Description


A step-by-step approach to conducting a Goodness-of-Fit test.  Topics include: a review of hypothesis testing, the null and alternative hypotheses of a Goodness-of-Fit test, expected counts, observed counts, the Chi-Squared test statistic, the Chi-Squared distribution, critical values in the Chi-Squared distribution, p-values, and interpreting conclusion.  Calculations will be demonstrated by-hand and using the TI84
 

Location

B2305

 

 

Communication

Office 2013

Presenter

Karen Holley, Associate Professor of Reading

 

Description

This hands-on session will cover the basics of using Office 2013 for you, the tutor, and will look at the most common questions that students have when using Office 2013.

Location

B2304

Note

session also at 1pm

 

Tutoring

Whose Line Is It Anyway:  role-playing difficult tutoring situations

Presenter

Nevada Basdeo, LTC Math/Science Lab Supervisor

 

Description


A full participation session where attendees will act out suggestions from the audience that are possible scenarios in the workplace.  The aim of this session is to group think of ways to handle those pesky situations that occur from time to time and to establish some consistency in these difficult areas.   

 

Location

B2302

 

 

Tutoring

Reducing Stress Quick, Fast, and in a Hurry

Presenter

Nancy McDaniel, LTC Writing Lab Supervisor

 

Description


Working in the LTC can be stressful during peak times. When students start feeling the pressure, so do we. This presentation will give tutors a few simple techniques that will help them regain a sense of calm in a matter of minutes.
 

Location

B2301

 

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