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 B1501

The ChiSquared GoodnessofFit 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 ChiSquared
GoodnessofFit Test 
Presenter 
C. Rett
McBride, Instructor of Mathematics 
Description 
A
stepbystep approach to conducting a GoodnessofFit test.
Topics include: a review of hypothesis testing, the null
and alternative hypotheses of a GoodnessofFit test,
expected counts, observed counts, the ChiSquared test
statistic, the ChiSquared distribution, critical values in
the ChiSquared distribution, pvalues, and interpreting
conclusion. Calculations will be demonstrated byhand and
using the TI84

Location 
B2305 

Communication 
Office
2013 
Presenter 
Karen
Holley, Associate Professor of Reading 
Description 
This
handson 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: roleplaying 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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