There are many resources on campus to assist you in being successful at learning math. The following list includes a variety of opportunities to supplement your classroom experience.
STUDY GROUPS: A GREAT WAY TO LEARN!
- Studies have shown that students who work in groups perform better in math courses. Arrange with classmates to meet in the cafeteria, tutorial center, library, or the Engineers Club meeting room. Ask your Disability Specialist, counselor, instructor, or Math Department advisor for assistance in forming and using study groups.
- Independent Study courses are available within the Mathematics Department for students who wish to compete on the AMATYC test, a national mathematics test offered three times each academic year.
INSTRUCTOR OFFICE HOURS
Be sure to make time to meet with your instructor early in the semester. Math instructors are available for discussion during scheduled office hours which are listed in your class syllabus and in the schedule of classes. Bring problems and questions with you.
BOOKS, THE INTERNET AND OTHER SUPPORT RESOURCES
- Math resource books are available in the library and bookstore (for instance: How to Solve Word Problems, by Mildred Johnson, and Mastering Mathematics, a study guide for learning mathematics, by Richard Smith). Talk with your instructor for recommendations.
- For guidance and counseling regarding class placement and other concerns in SRJC Mathematics courses contact your DRD Specialist.
- Many internet sites offer math info, chat rooms and problem & solution dialogue. Contact the Math Lab for more information, or surf on your own!
Math Lab & Tutorial Resources
For more information on resources provided by the Math Department, click here.
College Skills (CSKLS) Math Lab
College Skills Math Lab offers software and instructional assistance available for arithmetic, pre-algebra, and beginning algebra.
For more information, including lab hours, click here.
Academic Skills/GED Lab
This lab is offered by College Skills Department and provides FREE easy-access computer labs where you can:
- Study for math and English placement tests.
- Prepare for high school equivalency tests such as the GED and HiSET.
- Improve your reading, math and writing abilities for work and college classes.
For more information click here.
SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE TUTORIAL CENTER
The Santa Rosa Junior College Tutorial Centers provide tutoring for SRJC students needing assistance with coursework in many subject areas, at all academic levels, to individuals and small groups in a supportive, interactive environment that fosters student success and independence. Help is free. The centers are staffed by instructional assistants who are experts in their subject areas and by instructor-recommended students who not only have succeeded in the courses they tutor but who enjoy helping others succeed. For more information click here.
CLASSES TO HELP YOU LEARN MATH
SRJC offers a variety of classes to enhance you academic success. Meet with your Disability Specialist or DRD Counselor for more information.