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Tutoring Services: Deerwood Center

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Welcome to the Deerwood Center tutoring services page.  This page provides a copy of the current tutoring schedule, as well as a description of the academic backgrounds of our tutors and the subject areas in which they can provide tutorial assistance. If you have questions or concerns related to tutoring resources and services, please feel free to contact the Library Manager.  We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you!

GENERAL HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

 

**Click on the tabs to see tutoring lab hours by subject.  

Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

Feel at home in the computer lab with qualified academic and peer tutors to help you navigate software and hardware applications.  The Deerwood Center has 25 PC and 25 Mac computers available for students in our open lab.  Additional software is added on select computers to assist students with their coursework: MS Office 2016, MS Project 2013, JGrasp, HP Scanner, Notepad++. 

Hours: 

Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

 

Mouse over names to see subject details (e.g. Digital Media, Computer Programming)

Tucked away in the Library and Learning Commons one can find the Deerwood Center Digital Media and Adaptive Tech Lab.  This lab has additional software for students in the Digital Media Program such as the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.  Additional computers have programming editors such as JGrasp, JEdit, NetBeans, Eclipse, PyCharm, and Bluefish. The lab is open during the Library and Learning Commons normal operating hours; however, tutoring is limited and by appointment.  Call (904) 997-2562 for more information.  We also have several adaptive technology computers and software applications for students to use.

Hours: 

Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

Please visit our ESOL lab with qualified academic tutors to help you learn the English language.  We can help you with English language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. This lab is provided at two different locations. Appointments are necessary except for the Conversation Club that is offered on Friday at the Downtown Campus.

Hours: 

Downtown Campus: 
Mondays - Tuesdays
8 a.m.-12 p.m.; 12:30p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (by appointment)*
Fridays:
 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1:30p.m. -2:30 p.m.  (by appointment)*
Conversation Club  9 a.m.-1 p.m. (no appointment is needed)

Deerwood Center:
Wednesdays - Thursdays:
8 a.m-12 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (by appointment)*

*Students can contact  dcobis@fscj.edu o904-632-3016 to set up an appointment.
Appointments can be set for either individual or small group tutoring sessions

Our Foreign Language Tutors are here to assist you with Spanish, French, ASL, and ESOL.  We have a computer lab equipped with headphones for listening and recording conversations.  Another room is available with quiet study or group practice. 

Hours: 

Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday CLOSED

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

 

Mouse over names to see subject details (e.g. Spanish I & II, French I & II)

Our Math tutors are available to assist you with topics from beginning Algebra through Differential Equations.  We have computers available for you to work on your online math homework with the assistance of a tutor nearby.

Math Hours: 

Monday & Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / Tuesday &Thursday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM 

Friday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday CLOSED

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

 

Mouse over names to see subject details (e.g. Algebra, Calculus)

Here at the Science Lab, we offer tutoring in the science courses taught here at FSCJ.  Some of the science courses include: Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and Physics.  Our tutoring services include one-on-one instruction, group help, test preparation, and assistance with lab reports.  In addition to our tutoring services, we provide the students access to anatomical models as well as a compound light microscope.  

Hours: 

Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday CLOSED

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

 

Mouse over names to see subject details (e.g. A&P, Microbiology)

Writing

Our writing tutors are available to help you through the entire writing process from developing a thesis through proofreading citations. They will encourage you to write your very best with several online tools and handouts available.  Come to our lab for the support you need to begin your essay writing journey in higher education. 

Hours: 

Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM  / Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM / Saturday CLOSED

**Tutoring hours may vary slightly and we recommend that you call to confirm tutor availability (904) 997-2562.

 

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DEERWOOD CENTER TUTORS

David Bristow - Computers

Associate in Science in Computer Information Technology 

​CGS1100 (MS Office), Hardware/Software Configuration, COP1000 (Intro to Computer Programming), Computer Programming (Java, C, C+++), CISCO 1 & 2 (Routing and Switching).

Esteban Cano - Foreign Languages

Associate in Arts, Currently pursuing Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management

Spanish I and II, French I and II, ESOL

Donna Cobis - ESOL

Master of Arts in English, Bachelor of Arts in English

ESOL (language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing).

Jandi Clark headshot

Jandi Clark - Writing and English

Bachelor of Science in English, Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Design

Writing (all disciplines and levels); EAP (writing, grammar, reading, and speaking and listening); general paper review and technical writing; MLA and APA styles.

Jill Mountan - Math

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Master of Science in Math

Topics/Explorations in College Mathematics, Basic Math, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Trigonometry, Calculus I.

Ryan Mullings - Computers

Bachelor of Arts in Video Game Design, Master of Business Administration

​CGS1100 (MS Office), Digital Media Software (Adobe Creative Suite), Audio Production (Cubase, Logic X), 3D Design (Maya, 3D Max), Hardware/Software Configuration (CTS1131, CTS1133), Rapidweaver (Web Development Software), Web Development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript), Project Management.

Susan Ridge - Writing and English

Bachelor of Arts in English, Master of Arts in English, Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling 

Writing (all disciplines and levels); EAP (writing, grammar, reading, and speaking and listening); psychology and human services; MLA and APA styles.

Shawn Whitener posing behind the circulation desk computer

Shawn Whitener - Computers

Bachelor of Applied Science: Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

CGS1100 (MS Office), Hardware/Software Configuration, Computer Programming, Computer Networking, Database Design (SQL)

Ryan Wille - Math

Associate in Art, currently pursuing Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 

Topics/Explorations in College Mathematics, Basic Math, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Calculus I, II & III, Physics I & II, Differential Equations

LIBRARY MANAGER

Peggi Patrick

Library Manager

E-mail:  p.patrick@fscj.edu

Phone: (904) 997-2608

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