Struggling with math? This online tool could be your shining knight
Thanks to a new support tool, University of Phoenix students can get one-on-one math help when they need it most.
The University of Phoenix's Timely Tutoring tool tracks how students currently enrolled in the basic algebra course MAT 116 are doing in their coursework. If a student appears to need some extra help by week two of the course, Timely Tutoring sends an automated invitation with a live clickable link that takes the student straight to the University's live online tutoring function.
"We find that by just sending this simple automated notification, we are getting a lot more of our students to take advantage of math tutoring," explains Clifton Luke, PhD, a former math instructor and the vice president of learning products for the Apollo Group, the parent company of University of Phoenix. "It's a good use of a simple technology."