Embedded Tutors and Librarians

IVCC Learning Resources Division

Embedded Tutors and Librarians

The Learning Resources division provides opportunities to have dedicated, embedded academic support professionals in your classes through the use of embedded tutors and librarians.   

If you elect to use dedicated academic support services, a tutor or librarian will be assigned to your class.

You may elect to use any or all of these dedicated services: 

  • Librarian
  • Professional Subject Tutor
  • Writing Consultant
  • Success Coach for Organization, Time Management, and Study Skills

Types of services provided: 

  • Support professional introduction video
  • Posts for and responses to students in a dedicated discussion forum
  • Replies to emails sent to the support professional
  • Links to academic support content relevant to the course
  • One-on-one tutoring, consultation, or coaching, by appointment
  • Invitations to group tutoring, if scheduled
  • Embedded library chat widget 
  • Library research assistance, by appointment 
  • Online library instruction
  • Library research tutorials for specific courses or databases as video or PDF documents

Turnaround time when an academic support professional is embedded: 

  • Regular checking of discussion posts and emails
  • Response time generally within 24 hours
  • Provision of custom course materials based on timeline determined by instructor and support professional

Who to contact to request services: