This summer Research Assistant, Jonathan Meythaler ‘17, and Research Supervisor, Yonna McShane (Director of Learning Resources), compiled data and created a poster that demonstrates the Center for Teaching, Learning & Research’s utilization of academic tutoring services. This includes not only the Writing Center visits, but also visits to the Director of Learning Resources, visits for STEM tutoring and study groups, visits for foreign language tutoring, and a variety of other services.
Check out these statistics:
Utilization per Resource of CTLR Tutoring Services2014-2015
- 1170 students took advantage of CTLR tutoring services during the2014-2015 academic year, representing 32% of the student body.
- There were 5093 visits to CTLR tutors during the 2014-2015 academic year, including 4260 visits to peer tutors and 833 visits to professional tutors.
- Students who used utilized CTLR services during the 2014-2015 academic year had grade point averages up to and including 4.0.
Utilization of CTLR Tutoring Services by Class Year
- 52.83% of visits to professional tutors, peer content tutors, and peer writing tutors were made by upperclassmen (visits to FYS Mentors excluded).
- 547 upperclassmen (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) met with a tutor or went to a study group at least once during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Male vs. Female Utilization of CTLR Tutoring Services 2014-2015
- Female students make up approximately 51.62% of the student body; males make up approximately 48.38%.
- Approximately 53.76% of female students met with a professional or peer tutor over the course of the 2014-2015 academic year, compared with 44.44% of male students.
- For female students who used CTLR services, the mean number of tutor contacts was 4.24. Male visitors had a mean of 4.07 contacts.
Research Assistant Jonathan Meythaler ‘17
Research Supervisor Yonna McShane