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How do I sign up for a workshop?

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Our upcoming workshops are listed here.

Select the workshop you would like to attend and complete the registration form.

If your instructor offers marks for attending a Learning Centre workshop, remember to include your instructor's name on the registration form.

You will receive a reminder email (and a link to connect to the workshop, if the session is online), prior to the workshop.

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How do I book an appointment with a tutor?

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Visit the Learning Centre's tutoring platform to schedule a session: https://kpu.tutorocean.com/home

How to sign in and book a session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5h71Xn8oeM

Sign-in with your student number and KPU password. The first time you do this, you’ll receive an email verification at your @email.kpu.ca address that will let you access the tutoring platform.

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I have a referral from Academic Advising or Accessibility - what should I do?

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You'll want to meet with one of our Learning Strategists!

Book an appointment through http://tlc.kpu.ca

Search for "Learning Strategist."

If you have a referral form, please bring it to your session.

If it's your first time booking an session with the Learning Centre, learn more here.

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I can't find my subject area when searching for a tutor. What can I do?

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If, for example, you have a writing assignment for an Anthropology course, but there is no Anthropology tutor available, search for "Writing" as the subject.

If you want help with study skills, note-taking, textbook or assignment criteria interpretation, or time management search for "Learning Strategist."

To learn how to book an appointment, click here.

If you are still not able to find a tutor or Learning Strategist who can help - let us know! Email: tlconline@kpu.ca

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How many tutoring sessions can I have?

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You may book up to two hours of tutoring each week.

Most sessions with a tutor are 30 minutes, but it may be possible to book for 60 minutes in some cases.

 

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What subjects are available for tutoring?

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Tutors have experience in almost every KPU program. We offer support for subjects from accounting to horticulture, English to computer science.

Visit http://tlc.kpu.ca to search by subject.

If it's your first time visiting http://tlc.kpu.ca you'll need to login and verify your account. Click here to learn more.

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