COSINE – Tutoring for Chemistry, Math, and Biology

From John Fisher, Director of Recruiting, College of Science:

COSINE (College of Science Instructional Nightly Enrichment) is a FREE tutoring program to help student succeed in their first year science courses.  COSINE offers tutoring right in your own backyard.  Our goal is to help you develop problem-solving skills needed to do your homework.  Please visit one of our locations for assistance:

  • SHREVE HALL – University Residences Support Center (URSC); Monday and Wednesday, 7:00 -10:00 pm
  • HARRISON HALL – Conference Room C10; Tuesday and Thursday, 7:00 -10:00 pm

For optimal tutoring, please bring your text books and class notes.

Upcoming Writing Lab Workshops (March 25, 30, and April 8)

March 25: Writing Lab Workshop: Improving Your Grammar:  Word Choice, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, HEAV 220

March 30: Writing Lab Workshop: Sentence Clarity, 2:30pm – 3:30pm, HEAV  220

April 8: Writing Lab Workshop: MLA/APA Documentation & Avoiding Plagiarism, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, HEAV 220

Registration prior to the workshop is required.  Call (765) 494-3723 or visit HEAV 226 to sign-up.

For details, visit the Writing Lab workshops page and the International undergraduate workshop page.

Writing Lab Workshop for International Students (Feb. 12)

From Christopher Voeglein, Writing Lab:

Research Made Easy: Finding and Evaluating Sources (Thursday, February 12 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm)

Learn to evaluate the information you find during your research. This hands-on workshop, presented in collaboration with Purdue Libraries, will help you decide which sources are both reliable and relevant.

Bring your laptop if you have one and any current research topic or assignment to take advantage of the interactive elements of this event. Advance registration is required – call (765) 494-3723 today!

Supplemental Instruction Help still available!

A reminder that free Supplemental Instruction is still available for all these Spring 2015 courses:

MA 15300, MA 16010, MA 16020, MA 16100, MA 16200, CHM 11200, CHM 11500, CHM 11600, MGMT 20000, MGMT 20100, ME 20000, PHYS 17200, PHYS 24100, CS 15800, CS 15900, CS 18000, BIOL 11100, BIOL 20400, STAT 30100, STAT 22500, ECON 25100, ECON 25200, and ECE 20100.

It’s not too late to start attending these free, weekly group sessions.  For locations and times, consult the Supplemental Instruction website or the BoilerGuide app. Regular attendance is the key.  As the SI team states on their website: “On average, 95% of the students who attended SI sessions regularly (8 or more times), earned a C or better in the course. About half of those students earned an A or B.”