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Center for Academic Support Home Page: Tutoring

Home page for the Center for Academic Support, Denver Campus

CAS Tutors

 

Tutoring Sessions

Tutors help students to master course content and develop skills and strategies to become active and independent learners. 

Peer and professional tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with other students on course material.

Make an Appointment!

 

Click on the button to make an appointment with a tutor or staff member.

You will be prompted to select a subject, date and time. Please complete the form in its entirety so we can better help you.

Make an Online Appointment

Make the Most of your Tutoring Appointment

Here are some tips for a successful tutoring session:

  • Come to your session prepared by bringing worksheets, class notes, handouts, paper, pencil, tablet and/or laptop.
  • Review the most important information prior to your appointment.  
  • Ask questions! 
  • Speak up! If you don't understand, let the tutor know.  

Tutoring

Tutoring is offered in many subjects including:

  • Business Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary
  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Nutrition
  • Baker's Math
  • English (Composition / Speech)
  • Hospitality
  • Food Service Management Studies
  • Math 
  • Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy / Physiology
  • Statistics
  • Cost Control
  • Economics

Skills Sessions

Skills Sessions are small-group workshops which are presented by the CAS tutors. Check the CAS home page for Skills Sessions schedules. Some of the topics include:

  • Piping Skills
  • Baker's Math
  • Accounting
  • Nutrition
  • MLA Format
  • Conversational Spanish
  • Book of Yields Practice
  • Chemistry
  • Cost Control
  • Biology
  • Excel

Online Tutoring via SmartThinking

To provide additional tutoring assistance to students, JWU has partnered with Smarthinking, an online tutoring service.  

To sign up for a SmartThinking tutoring session:

  1. Log on to JWULink
  2. ​Go to the 'Registration and Grades' tab
  3. Scroll to "Tutoring and Homework Help"
  4. Click on the "SMARTHINKING" link.

Through SmartThinking you can:

  • Get feedback on essays.
  • Chat with a tutor using Drop-In Tutoring.
  • Use Scheduled Tutoring to set up a live session (must book at least 48 hours in advance).
  • Send an Offline Question and receive a reply from a tutor.