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TutorTIPs Symposium: 2021 Symposium

Breakout session titles link to the live Zoom Room which will be accessible on Friday, December 17, 2021 at the scheduled times.


Welcome Remarks


Erick Dominicis, College-wide Director of Learning Resources

Alexander Hernandez, Director of Learning Resources, Hialeah Campus


Keynote Speaker


Joshua Braun

Associate Professor, Arts & Philosophy, Wolfson Campus


Session A

       What’s Writing Got to Do With Fashion: A Case Study in Creative Interdepartmental Collaboration
Kimberly Logan-Hynes, Associate Instructor, Learning Resources, West Campus
Patrick Henry, Academic Support Writing Coach, Learning Resources, Wolfson Campus

       Playing With Fire: A Case Study
Michael Allora, Fire Sciences Administrative Coordinator, North Campus
Ariane Tulloch, Academic Support Writing Coach, Learning Resources, North Campus

       Re-imagining the Basics of Running a Tutoring Session
Mercy Gamez, Associate Instructor, Learning Resources, Homestead Campus

       What’s Going on in This Picture? A Brief Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies
Jenny Saxton, Faculty Librarian, Learning Resources, Kendall Campus

       Give me 5! Using Videos to Capture Students' Attention
Juan Rodriguez, Adjunct Faculty, North Campus

       Write It Out to the Finish Line: Competitive Writing and Collaborations for Accelerating Students
Teresa Cusidor, Instructional Assistant II, Learning Resources, Padrón Campus

       “Off With Their Heads!”– A Tale of Collaboration to Help Students Create Spectacular E-portfolios Without Going Down the Rabbit Hole
Ildiko Barsony, Assistant Professor, North Campus
Stephanie Garcia, Associate Director of Learning Resources, North Campus
Jose Ruiz, Instructional Assistant I, Learning Resources, North Campus
Jennifer Vargas, Instructional Assistant II, Learning Resources, North Campus
Abigail Stephenson, Student, Honors College, North Campus


Coffee Break & Stretch


Session B

       Beyond Fixin’ Their Papers: Using Comics, Visuals, and Audience to Engage Your College Writing Student
Phillip Peevy, Lab Instructor, Padrón Campus

       Imagining Possibilities: Tutoring in the School of Entertainment & Design Technology (SEDT)
Tommy Demos, Associate Professor, North Campus
Khaleel Bailey, Lab Assistant, North Campus

       Bridging the Gap Between Tutoring and Library Services
Christina Dillon, Learning Resources Professional, Hialeah Campus
Angel Hernandez, Learning Resources Professional, North Campus
Jenny Saxton, Faculty Librarian, Learning Resources, Kendall Campus

       The Mathematics of Writing
Alexander Quintana, Tutor, University of North Florida

       Speech Tutoring 101: Preparing Tutors and Empowering Students
Nerys Torralbas, Associate Instructor, Learning Resources, Hialeah Campus
Yane Nemeroff, Faculty, Hialeah Campus


Closing Session


Ariane Tulloch
Academic Support Writing Coach, Learning Resources, North Campus