Mission

The Titan Math Center’s central mission is to provide students, faculty and staff with a safe learning environment that fosters understanding of and a critical reflection on math and how it applies to our daily lives.

The Center provides the following:

  • For students: Quality instruction and resources for math across the disciplines.
  • For Faculty and Staff: Instructional support, resource support and professional development opportunities.

The Center serves as a place where theory can be transformed into practice and utility.

The Titan Math Center Offerings

To advance the goals of our mission, the Math Center offers the following services:

  • One-on-one consultations for learners on math questions in any discipline.
  • Handouts and reference materials on common math topics.
  • Teaching support for faculty.
  • Test preparation for students and faculty for assessments given by the college or for certification purposes.

A Titan Math Center Tutorial Session

To schedule a session at the Main Campus in Sumter, click on the “scheduling” button at the top of the page.

A typical Math Center tutorial session lasts anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes, depending on the needs of the client.

Sessions can cover any of the following:

  • Specific topics or objectives.
  • Review of submitted quizzes/exams.
  • Preparation for upcoming assessment.
  • Using Number Sense to evaluate outcomes.

Sessions regarding Number Sense may include goals such as:

  • Understanding how to use estimation.
  • How to breakdown word problems.
  • Identifying information that is irrelevant to the problem.
  • Changing units of measure.
  • Properly using formulas.

Expectations of Math Center Clients:

For tutorial sessions, clients are expected to:

  • Keep appointments
  • Come to the session prepared, ready to participate and with specific questions
  • Bring their textbook, or know how to access the e-text
  • Bring their calculator and notes
  • Retain responsibility for their own work

Expectations of Math Center Tutors:

For tutorial sessions, tutors are expected to:

  • Give clients their undivided attention.
  • Provide instruction as needed.
  • Provide direct feedback that addresses areas where the client should focus their future study and practice.
  • Help set goals with the client on what they should expect to be upcoming.

Additionally, a tutor will never solve problems for the client, complete assessments or do a homework assignment for the client.

Resources:

Contact us:

Main Campus, Building M600, Room M601
titanmathcenter@cctech.edu