The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) and the Science Learning Center (SLC) offer two options for online tutoring:
- online tutoring in writing and in select natural science courses with ACE or SLC tutors.
- online tutoring in writing, and in select natural science and social courses with the assistance of a service called NetTutor
ACE Online Writing Tutoring
The online writing tutoring program enables Lehman students to request feedback on their writing from any computer terminal with Internet connectivity. Students submit their work for feedback from a writing tutor, ask questions, and communicate with a tutor via e-mail. Students submit their work to a designated e-mail account. Because online tutoring, like face-to-face tutoring, requires input from both parties, when students submit work, they must also provide background information about the assignment and identify their main concern(s) so that the tutor can tailor his or her response. Students must have a valid Lehman e-mail account to access the online tutoring services.
Example of ACE Online Writing Tutoring Feedback
To see a sample of what online writing tutoring feedback looks like, please click here (PDF).
Registering for ACE Online Writing Tutoring
- A Lehman email account is required to use our service.
- To register for ACE online writing tutoring, your draft should be sent to us as an email attachment (in Microsoft Word format) to: email@example.com.
- Please indicate in your email the COURSE and the full ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES. Also, please tell us whether you are in the drafting process, and what you would like your tutor to focus on.
- Online tutors cannot respond to more than 5 double-spaced draft pages per tutoring session.
- Please limit submissions to one paper at a time. Submissions are limited to two drafts of a single paper in a given week.
- Please allow 24-48 hours response time.
- If you have any questions, send an email onine to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us (718)960-8175.
NetTutor Online Tutoring in the Natural and Social Sciences, and Writing
In addition to offering online tutoring in writing with ACE tutors, we offer access to a free online tutoring service called NetTutor. NetTutor provides tutoring in many subjects in the natural and social sciences and in writing. Tutors are available for live sessions, to answer submitted questions, and to review papers.
Writing assignments can be submitted to NetTutor 24 hours a day, every day of the week. All writing submissions to NetTutor will maintain a 48-hour turn around time.All other subjects will follow the NetTutor schedule for the semester. Access to NetTutor is also availabe during the winter and summer sessions.
|For Fall 2017, NetTutor is available for the following courses:|
|ACC 171||Principles of Accounting I||CHE 166||General Chemistry I||NUR 405||Therapeutic Intervention IV|
|ACC 272||Principles of Accounting II||CHE 168||General Chemistry II||PHI 171||Problems of Philosophy|
|ACC 334||Intermediate Accounting I||CHE 232||Organic Chemistry 1||PHY 166||General Physics I|
|ACC 335||Intermediate Accounting II||CHE 234||Organic Chemistry 2||PHY 167||General Physics II|
|ACC 342||Advanced Accounting||ECO 166||Introduction to Macroeconomics||PSY 166||General Psychology|
|ACC 439||Cost Accounting I||ECO 167||Introduction to Microeconomics||PSY 226||Statistical Methods in Psychology|
|ACC 440||Cost Accounting II||ENG 227||American Literature||SOC 166||Fundamentals of Sociology|
|ACC 441||Auditing||ENG 301||English Literature I||SPA 111||Elementary Spanish I|
|ACC 442||Intro Federal Taxation||ENG 302||English Literature II||SPA 112||Elementary Spanish II|
|AST 101||Introduction to Astronomy||ENG 303||English Literature III|
|BBA 204||Principles of Management||ENG 308||American Literature|
|BBA 207||Principles of Finance||ENW 210||Intro to Creative Writing|
|BBA 303||Business Statistics I||ENW 301||Poetry Writing|
|BBA 332||Marketing Management||ENW 302||Fiction Writing|
|BIO 166||Principles of Biology: Cells & Genes||FRE 111||Elementary French I|
|BIO 173||Human Biology of Systems||FRE 112||Elementary French II|
|BIO 238||Genetics||HIS 244||Modern United States History|
|BIO 244||Intro Biochemistry||MAT 206||Vector Calculus|
|BIO 420||Molecular Biology||NUR 300||Nursing As a Human Science|
|CHE 120||Essentials Organic Chemistry||NUR 330||Pharm Basis Of Nursing|
To log in to NetTutor, go to your Lehman One Access account.
- Sign-in using your Lehman e-mail user name (firstname.lastname) and password.
- In the "Lehman Apps" section, click on the "NetTutor" icon.
- Click on the link course for which you would like tutoring.
Before you access NetTutor, we highly recommend you watch this brief informational video on how to use the NetTutor whiteboard and interact live with a tutor.
Submitting your Writing Assignments to the NetTutor Paper Center
If you are not able to meet with a NetTutor for a live tutoring session, you can submit a paper or questions to the NetTutor Paper Center, which is accessible as one of the course options offered by NetTutor when you log on to NetTutor. To submit an assignment to the Paper Center, please do the following:
- Double space the assignment
- Save it as a PDF
- Upload to the Paper Center
- Describe in 300 characters what questions you have about your writing assignment (we suggest you also embed at the start of the paper a brief description of the directions you received for the assignment)
All writing submissions to the NetTutor Paper Center will maintain a 48-hour turn around time. You will be notified by email once your paper has been reviewed.
Before you access the NetTutor Paper Center, we highly recommend you watch this brief informational video on how to use the Paper Center.
NetTutor User Manual
For a detailed manual of how to access NetTutor and for troubleshooting, please view the NetTutor user manual.
NetTutor Technical Support
If you have any technical issues, please contact NetTutor at 1-813-674-0660, ext. 204. You may also fill out a customer support request form.
Science Learning Center Online Natural Sciences Tutoring
Online tutoring in select natual science courses enables Lehman students to receive tutoring in the supported classes in real time using Blackboard's Collaborate. Students wishing to receive tutoring for the select social sciences or chemistry courses in which online tutoring is offered must have a valid Lehman e-mail account, access to their CUNY portal account and to a computer that meets the specific technical requirements (PDF)
Registering for Natural Sciences Online Tutoring
To register for natural sciences online tutoring, students must stop by the SLC (Gillet Hall, room 133) to pick up and complete the online tutoring registration form and other important information on how to access online tutoring. Additionally, students who have registered for online science tutoring should continuously check their e-mail and Blackboard for important announcements concerning their registration and Blackboard Collaborate session.
Availability of Online Tutoring
As with all of our services, online tutoring may not be available during the winter and summer inter-session, and when the College is closed. For information about the availability of online writing and social sciences tutoring, please call the ACE at 718-960-8175 and for information about natural sciences online tutoring, please call the SLC at 718-960-7707.