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Biology 1B

SLC Biology 1B Services:
Spring 2017

The SLC offers these services for students in Biology 1B this semester: Study Groups, Drop-in Tutoring and Weekly Worksheets.

Open the appropriate links below to find out more about each of these services. 


Current SLC Announcements for Bio 1B Students:

  • Update (Feb 28):
    The next SLC Bio 1B Weekly Worksheet will be available by noon on Tuesday, Feb 28.

  • Update (Feb 27):
    SLC Science Study Group times and locations have been posted below and one group moved.
    All groups currently have room for additional students. 

  • Update (Feb 15):
    Jackie's Bio 1B study group on MW 12-2 has moved to 240 Chavez starting Wednesday, Feb 15.  This will be its room for the semester.


SLC Study Groups - Description

Study Groups meet 2 hours a day, twice each week. In groups, a study group leader coaches the group by reviewing course material, answering questions, working examples to illustrate course concepts, providing worksheets for students to work on together, and helping students develop effective study strategies.

Use the next link below to sign up for study groups.

How to Join:  

  • As long as you attend the group you were assigned to, you are guaranteed to be in a study group.
  • If you want to join a study group that you were not placed in or want to switch to a different study group, just attend any study group below that is not marked as Full.  Be sure to sign the attendance sheet when you attend and you should be added to the study group. As long as the group does not exceed the capacity of the room, you will be allowed to join.

SLC Bio 1B Study Group Schedule

 
Time Group Leader Location Status
MW 12-2pm Jackie C

240 Chavez

Open to new students.
(new location starting Feb 15)

MW 6-8pm Becky K 174 Barrows Open to new students.

 

Drop-in Tutoring for Biology 1B

SLC Bio 1B Drop-in Tutoring Hours:

These are the weekly hours of Bio 1B Drop-in tutoring:
Mon 10-12, 1-3;
Tues 11-1, 2-4;
Wed 10-12, 3-4:
Thurs 3-4;
Fri 10-11.

See this week's schedule with actual tutor hours here.

Location: Science Drop-in Tutoring Area on the 2nd floor of the Chávez Student Center.

The SLC provides Drop-in tutoring for all students in Bio 1B. Students can come in and talk to a tutor on a first-come, first served basis. The tutors work with students individually or sometimes in small groups, and can answer questions about lectures, course texts, homework problems, sample exams and labs.

 

How to Sign Up:

No prior signing-up is required.  Just come to the Science Drop-in Tutoring Area on 2nd floor Chávez during an open hour for your class.  Be sure to sign-in at the Drop-in computer when you arrive and then go have a seat at the "Biology" tutoring tables.

Biology students and tutors working together in the SLC's Science Drop-in Tutoring Area.

Weekly Worksheets

Each week, the SLC will make a Weekly Worksheet of Bio 1B questions available in the Science Drop-in Tutoring Area. Anyone can pick up a copy and can work on it at the Biology table or can take it home. Solutions are not posted, but students can speak with one of the tutors to check their answers and ask any other questions they have. 

Weekly Worksheets come out every Tuesday by noon. 
(Past weekly worksheets can also be picked up in the Drop-in Tutoring Area while copies last.)

Receive SLC email updates about our Bio 1B services.

The SLC periodically emails students in each class to update them on changes in what are services and schedules are.  If you would like to receive these emails (no more than 4 emails per semester will be sent), sign up below. 

 

How to Sign Up:

Request to get occasional emails about SLC/Bio 1B or to change the email we use to reach you.