Student Success Center - Spring 2020
The tutors in our Student Success Center, Barnard Hall 259, are generally available to assist students in lower division computer science courses.
Important Change: Monday, March 23rd - Friday, May 1st.
- Due to COVID-19, in-person tutoring will no longer take place in Barnard 259.
- Instead, tutors will be available remotely. If you would like to meet with a tutor during a listed time below, please e-mail that person before their tutoring time begins. The tutor's e-mail address appears on the link on their name. The two of you can then arrange how to proceed. Possibilities include e-mail, text, phone, WebEx, Skype, etc.
- Where is the tutoring center located? Barnard Hall 259.
- What general tips do you have for learning computer science? Read these tips.
- Who can seek help? Students taking lower division computer science courses.
- Who are the tutors? Graduate Teaching Assistants, Computer Science majors, and members of AWC and ACM.
- When is the first day of tutoring? Tuesday, January 21st, 2020.
- When is the last day of tutoring? Friday, May 1st, 2020.
- Is the tutoring center open on MSU holidays? No.
- Can I volunteer to tutor? Yes! It requires a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week. Please e-mail Sharlyn.Izurieta@montana.edu
- Kudos, complaints or suggestions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- A tutor should be able to assist with the following first year courses: CSCI 107 (The Joy and Beauty of Computing), CSCI 127 (The Joy and Beauty of Data), CSCI 132 (Basic Data Structures and Algorithms) and CS 145 (Web Design).
- Some tutors will be able to assist with the following second year courses: CSCI 112 (C), CSCI 215 (Social & Ethical Issues), CSCI 232 (Data Structures and Algorithms) and CSCI 246 (Discrete Structures).
- Tutors are not experts and are not necessarily familiar with your assignment. Students seeking help on assignments should understand the assignment well enough to explain it.
- Tutors are available to answer targeted questions and to explain general concepts. Tutors are not there to do your work for you.
- If the tutor is a teaching assistant (see names below), that person has been hired to help with a specific course. The teaching assistant will prioritize his or her time so that students in that specific course have top priority.
- Both tutors and tutees should be polite and professional.
- Send suggestions for improvement and feedback to John Paxton.
- Teaching Assistants: Matteo Bjornsson (ESOF 322); Gerard Shu Fuhnwi (CSCI 347 & 215); Buwani Manuweera (CSCI 468); Giorgio Morales Luna (CSCI 232); Seraj-Al-Mahmud Mostafa (CSCI 476); Asad Noor (CSCI 446); Karishma Rahman (CSCI 232 & ESOF 422); Faqeer Rehman (CSCI 494-005 & 455); Prahanta Saha (CSCI 132); Cooper Strahan (CSCI 366); Hongchuan (Rocky) Wang (CSCI 305); (CSCIYaLan Yin (CSCI 246); Peng Zou (CSCI 338)
- Undergraduate Course Assistants: Samuel Behrens (CSCI 127); Kevin Browder (CS 145); Jada Bryant (CSCI 127); Ethan Fison (CSCI 132); Maria Gallivan (CSCI 132); Logan Gilder (CS 145); David Hamlin (CSCI 127); Eric Kempf (CS 145); William Kingsley (CS 145); Hunter Line (CSCI 127); Marnie Manning; Christian Marquardt (CS 145); Chris Miller (CSCI 112); Greg Miller (CSCI 112); Karl Molina (CSCI 127); Reese Pearsall (CSCI 107); Julian Rechsteiner (CSCI 112); Lin Shi (CSCI 112); Riley Slater (CSCI 107); Alexis Tingey (CSCI 132); Alan Tong (CS 145); Kyle Webster (CSCI 215)
- Sonderegger Tutors: Rusty Clayton (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132, 232 & CS 145); Samuel Forbes (CSCI 112); Aurora Kehoe (CSCI 107, 112, 127 & CS 145); Lin Shi (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132 & CS 145); Justin Tyner (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132, 215 & 232); Conner Whitfield (CSCI 132, 232, 215 & CS 145)
- CSCI 495 Students: Chris Cooper (CSCI 112 & 132); Chris Erickson (CSCI 107, 127); Tyler Fleetwood (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132, 232 & CS 145); Payton Harrison (CSCI 112, 127, 132 & CS 145); Ahmed Naji (CSCI 132); Jared Thompson (CSCI 127, 132, 232, 305, 338 and EGEN 310) ; Axel Ward
- Volunteers: Anthony Nardiello (CSCI 107, 112, 127, 132, 232, 215 & CS 145)