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For Faculty & Staff

Overview

The ARC works closely with faculty and staff to promote an active learning environment on the DKU campus. Below is the summary of our services, and you can find more information on what we do by clicking on the links below.

Tutoring Service

Tutorial support offered to students is considered supplemental to the in-class instruction, covering courses in various subjects. The tutor team in the ARC is composed of the following two groups:

  • Academic Success Tutors (ASTs): full-time staff who have expertise in their tutoring areas, undergraduate learning strategies, and academic success

  • Undergraduate Peer Tutors (UPTs): undergraduate students who excelled in the course(s) they tutor and demonstrated strong study skills and academic habits

For more information, please check our Tutoring Service page.

Events & Workshops

The ARC offers events and workshops on various topics to help students develop successful learning habits and strategies. The ARC also actively collaborates with faculty and other offices on campus to provide workshops to promote students’ success. The collaboration formats include but are not limited to co-hosting the event, featured guest talk, etc.

For more information, please check our Events & Workshops page.

Academic Success Coaching

Academic Success Coaching at DKU intends to help students identify his or her academic strengths and needs. One or series meetings are provided to assist students with learning strategies and general skills.

For more information, please check our Academic Success Coaching page.

Study Space

The ARC space is located conveniently in the student residential building. When tutoring, coaching, and workshops are not scheduled, students have access to the space to work on academic related activities such as group projects, homework, and self-studying.

Collaboration

The ARC offers supplementary instruction for students. Our staff work with faculty and other departments to promote active learning environments for students’ development. Some of our specialized areas include:

  • Time management and dealing with procrastination
  • Effective study skills development
  • Academic stress management
  • Motivation and goal setting

We are open to collaborations and hope to share our expertise to provide high-quality academic support for DKU students. If you are interested, please contact Bochuan Xie at DKU-arc@dukekunshan.edu.cn