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GSG Sessions and exam reviews are offered online via zoom. Refer to the GSG schedule for supported courses. Check your canvas page for zoom links.

Hybrid sessions for the following courses begin October 19th. Refer to the GSG schedule for room assignments:

  • Phys 211 with Jules

 

Click here for the full GSG session schedule.  Also, please consult your faculty and TAs during office hours for additional support .

 

GSG Employment - FALL 2020

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Guided Study Group leader!  All positions are filled.

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 Principals II (3)
Reaction rates and chemical kinetics, catalysis, acid-base equilibria, the pH scale, common-ion effect, acid-base titrations, factors that affect solubility, buffers, chemical thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction reactions, oxidation numbers, voltaic cells, batteries, corrosion, electrolysis, chemistry of the nonmetals such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, halogens, noble gases, transition metals, modern materials, alloys and metallurgy, nuclear chemistry, fission and fusion. 

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.  

PHYS 211 - General Physics: Mechanics (0)  
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton’s laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.  

PHYS 212 - General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism (0)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of electricity and magnetism.  

PHYS 250  - Introductory Physics I (0) 
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.

PHYS 251  - Introductory Physics II (0) 
Selected topics in light, electricity, and magnetism.

Other On-Campus Resources:

Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring 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.

Helpful Links:

Contact Information:


Dr. Brendaly Drayton
Scholar in Residence - Learning Communities
Office Location:  212A Boucke
814-863-6313 or bed156@psu.edu

814-865-2582 Administrative Assistant
 

  

 


 

Subject Sessions

Course Day/Time Location Tutor/Leader Available From
CHEM 210
Sunday 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Andrew Keane 08/26/2020 to 12/23/2020
PHYS 211
Monday, Wednesday 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Osmond 109, Zoom Julius McBride 09/08/2020 to 12/23/2020
CHEM 110
Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Taylor Hufnagel 08/26/2020 to 12/23/2020
CHEM 210
Monday, Thursday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Mark Leone 09/08/2020 to 12/23/2020
PHYS 251
Monday, Thursday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Jana Baadte 08/26/2020 to 12/23/2020
CHEM 112
Wednesday, Sunday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Frank Bolton 08/26/2020 to 12/23/2020
PHYS 212
Tuesday, Sunday 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Shreya Vinjamuri 09/08/2020 to 12/23/2020
CHEM 210
Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Andrew Keane 08/26/2020 to 12/23/2020
PHYS 250
Thursday, Sunday 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Mardy Sarnoff 09/08/2020 to 12/23/2020
Course Day/Time Location Tutor/Leader Available From
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Andrew Keane Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 211 PHYS 211 Osmond 109, Zoom Julius McBride Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 110 CHEM 110 Zoom Taylor Hufnagel Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Mark Leone Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 251 PHYS 251 Zoom Jana Baadte Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 112 CHEM 112 Zoom Frank Bolton Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 212 PHYS 212 Zoom Shreya Vinjamuri Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Andrew Keane Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 250 PHYS 250 (Smitka) Zoom Mardy Sarnoff Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Course Day/Time Location Tutor/Leader Available From
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Andrew Keane Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 211 PHYS 211 Osmond 109, Zoom Julius McBride Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 110 CHEM 110 Zoom Taylor Hufnagel Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Mark Leone Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 251 PHYS 251 Zoom Jana Baadte Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 112 CHEM 112 Zoom Frank Bolton Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 212 PHYS 212 Zoom Shreya Vinjamuri Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
CHEM 210 CHEM 210 Zoom Andrew Keane Wednesday, August 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020
PHYS 250 PHYS 250 (Smitka) Zoom Mardy Sarnoff Tuesday, September 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 23, 2020