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Tutoring Services Available at a Distance

Taking classes at a distance does not mean you have to sacrifice the opportunity of receiving additional support in subjects you want to improve. If you’re concerned about college-level courses or simply want to maintain a high grade, take advantage of some World Campus tools that are here to help you. Tutoring services are available for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Undergraduate Tutoring Services

Undergraduate tutoring sessions can help you answer questions, prepare you for exams, set goals, develop organizational tools, and show you how to integrate course content with study skills. Online writing tutoring will help you to clarify your purpose, better address your audience, and strengthen supporting evidence. Tutoring sessions are available through Penn State Learning and take place in Blackboard Collaborate/Elluminate, a web-collaboration tool with a chat feature and microphone capabilities. Undergraduate tutoring is available in:

For more information, visit the World Campus website.

Graduate Writing Center

This collaborate venture between the Graduate School and Penn State’s Department of English aims to assist all disciplines in all steps of the writing process. You and a peer consultant will review your work via Skype and Google Docs or email to generate productive feedback, improve your writing, and facilitate critical writing. During your session, you can discuss:

  • Writing structure
  • Logic and flow
  • Appropriateness of your argument
  • Organizational strategies
  • Project management

For more information, visit the World Campus website.