Academic Support Center (Tutoring)
To assist with the successful completion of Ridgewater College courses, Academic Support Center staff Elyse Kallgren, Tanner Heim, Erik Homme, Mary Swart, Audrey Van Beck, and Amanda Friedlein are available to help students. To work with the tutors, please view the link below for a list of tutors in the various subjects and contact them as directed to set up an appointment.
At this time, the Willmar campus Academic Support Center staff will be available to tutor remotely and in-person (at a social distance). Days and hours on campus will vary, so please contact the tutors for availability. The Hutchinson campus Academic Support Staff is available online only.
In addition, Peer Tutors are starting the week of September 8th and will be available only remotely. Working with tutors is a free service, so please take advantage of this great resource.
If you need help because you are a distant learner or need help at a time when other tutors are not available, Tutor.com is another option. It is an online tutoring service, free to all Ridgewater College students with help in many subject areas. Tutor.com is found in D2L under the Resources tab. If you need help finding or using Tutor.com, the Academic Support Center staff can assist you with using it.
Tutor: Tanner Heim
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – E-mail for Zoom link
Subjects: Math, Statistics, Chemistry
Tutor: Erik Homme
Zoom ID: https://minnstate.zoom.us/my/erik.homme
Subjects: Electrician, Automotive, Carpentry, Welding, Drafting, First Aid/EMS, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Natural Disasters, Communication, English, Math, Logic, Economics, Music, Spanish, Computer Programming
Tutor: Mary Swart
Zoom ID: https://minnstate.zoom.us/my/mary.swart
Subjects: Micro and Macro Economics; Personal Finance; All Accounting ACCT; All Administrative Support ADS especially Microsoft Office, Cengage, SAM; Agriculture AGRI; Business BUS; Computer Science CSCI; Occupational Skills; English papers; Marketing & Sales Mgt.
Can also help with these classes: communication, Natural Disasters, Human Relations, Medical Assistant Appl. Comm/Scribing, and Med Office Procedures.
Writing in these areas: history, music, humanities, psychology, sociology, nursing, political science
Tutor: Audrey Van Beck
Email: email@example.com E-mail for Zoom link or Skype contact information.
Subjects: Math including technical math, Trigonometry, College Algebra. English and other course-related writing assignments, scholarship essays, resumes. Logic and Reasoning, Sociology, Economics, Electronic Circuits, Some Law Enforcement, Welding, and Photography courses, Communications, Natural Disasters. Time management strategies, study techniques, reading strategies. Listen to students practice speeches and conduct mock interviews.
Tutor: Amanda Friedlein
Zoom ID: https://minnstate.zoom.us/my/amandafriedlein
Hours of availability:
Monday & Friday, 10 am – 5 pm
Tuesday – Thursday, 11 am – 6 pm
Subjects: English (ELL), Communication Studies, Psychology, Philosophy, Sociology, Photography; Critical thinking, study skills, reading strategies, and writing process.
Peer Tutor: Chelsey
Courses: BIOL 2100 Human Anatomy
Schedule: Please contact to arrange a tutoring time Monday through Friday
Peer Tutor: Chris
Courses: CHEM 1010
Schedule: Monday and Thursday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Peer Tutor: Ashley
Courses: Basic science, chemistry and any math
Schedule: Monday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ridgewater College has an online tutoring service that can assist you with your academic needs. Log in to your D2L, under Resources click on Online tutoring (Tutor.com).