GSG Spring 2017 Session Schedule:
GSG sessions are up and running? Click here for the GSG session schedule. Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours or stop by departmental resource rooms (e.g,, Chemistry Resource Room in 211 Whitmore, Physics Learning Resource Room in 207 Osmond, etc.).
GSG Upcoming Exam Review (alpha order by course):
CHEM 110: Castle (GSG Leader) will facilitate an exam review on Thursday, April 27 from 6:30-8:30pm in 108 Chambers.
CHEM 110: Derek (GSG Leader) will facilitate an exam review on Sunday, April 30 from 5:00-8:00pm in 112 Buckhout.
PHYS 212: Rob (GSG Leader) will facilitate an exam review on Saturday, April 29 from 3:00-6:00pm in 262 Willard.
GSG Employment - Spring 2017
We currently do not have any positions open for the spring semester. Please check back in mid-March to inquire about fall 2017 openings. Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Groups leader.
Tutorial assistance for the courses below can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG) during the fall and spring semesters. GSG sessions are free and are led two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course. Click on the "Study Groups" tab for detailed information.
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (3)
Basic concepts and quantitative relations.
CHEM 112 - Chemical Principles II (3)
Continuation of CHEM 110, including an introduction to the chemistry of elements.
CHEM 210 - Organic Chemistry I (3)
Bonding theories for organic molecules; stereochemistry and conformational analysis; reactions (and mechanisms) of alkyl halides, alkenes, alkynes, aromatics, alcohols, and ethers), organic reaction mechanisms focusing on electrophiles and nucleophiles, and aromaticity.
KINES 360 - The Neurobiology of Motor Control and Development (3)
The neurobiological foundations of human movement, with an emphasis on applications in rehabilitation and athletics.
PHYS 211L - General Physics: Mechanics (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton's laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.
PHYS 212L - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.
PHYS 250L - Introductory Physics I (0)
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.
PHYS 251L - Introductory Physics II (0)
Selected topics in light, electricity, and magnetism.
Learning Assistance Resources for Science and Engineering Students
Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring resources locally for students who take their courses. Some departments also provide private tutor lists. So if you do not find exactly what you need, please ask your classmates and instructors if they know how you can find available tutors.
Here are some links to college-based academic assistance resources.
- Eberly College of Science - Academic Help - http://science.psu.edu/current-students/support-network/learning-support
- College of Earth and Mineral Sciences – Ryan Family Student Center - http://www.ems.psu.edu/student_center
- College of Engineering Advising - http://www.engr.psu.edu/mep/AEC.html
Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Interim Scholar in Residence-Learning Communities/Cocurricular Programs Coordinator - Guided Study Groups (GSG)
Office Location: 212B Boucke
814-863-6313 or email@example.com
814-865-1841 (Student Receptionist – 220 Boucke Building)
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