Peer Assisted Study Sessions (P.A.S.S.)

Online Peer Assisted Study Sessions (P.A.S.S.) will resume on July 6th, 2020 for MATH 10037 and MATH MA101. 

Online tutoring services, including writing support, math support, and course tutoring* will resume on July 13th, 2020.

At this time, the Learning Support Centre and Mohawk College continue to offer a range of support services available online! We encourage you to explore the various online supports, including Keys to Success, Math Minutes Videos, and ESL Resources. For a full list of suggestions, please visit the LSC homepage.

You may also wish to follow us on our social media accounts, Twitter & Instagram (@mohawklsc) for information about events, study tips, and up to date information about services.

Our team is still here to support you! Please reach out to lsc [at] mohawkcollege.ca with any questions.

* Course tutoring is available for a selection of first year subjects. Course tutoring is subject to tutor availability and is not guaranteed.

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Welcome to P.A.S.S.

Peer-led study sessions to help students achieve academic success

What is P.A.S.S?

P.A.S.S. (Peer-Assisted Study Sessions) is an academic support program aimed at supporting historically difficult courses at Mohawk College. The P.A.S.S. Program provides weekly peer-led study sessions to help students achieve academic success in targeted, historically difficult first-year courses.

Mohawk College’s P.A.S.S Program is grounded in the principles and best practices of “Supplemental Instruction” (SI). SI is currently used at over 2,000 post-secondary institutions in 29 different countries, including 10 institutions in Ontario.

SI uses collaborative learning strategies in peer-facilitated sessions to assist students. Sessions are completely voluntary and anonymous, and they provide students with an opportunity to:

  • Better understand concepts / course material
  • Solve practice problems
  • Ask questions
  • Learn from your peers
  • Study smarter
  • Prepare for exams

 

The P.A.S.S. Program currently supports the following courses:

  • MATH MA101
  • MATH 10067
  • MATH 10037
  • MATH MA179
  • MATH MS171

How to Join P.A.S.S. Sessions

  • Enroll in the P.A.S.S. course on MyCanvas to view the session schedule and links to sessions, learn more about the P.A.S.S. program, and meet the P.A.S.S. Leaders.: Click Here to Enroll
  • P.A.S.S. Sessions will be offered online using Microsoft Teams. Every Mohawk College student has a Teams account using your Mohawk College username and password. You can join the session using your web browser or the Teams desktop app. For best experience, we recommend downloading the Microsoft Teams app to your device.

Contact

For further information about the P.A.S.S. Program, please email:

pass [at] mohawkcollege.ca (subject: Inquiry%20about%20P.A.S.S.)