Penn State Learning develops and assesses peer-led, undergraduate learning communities in math, sciences, writing, languages, and economics through tutoring, workshops, and guided study groups.
Key responsibilities of this office include:
- help all undergraduates at University Park campus meet or exceed the skill standards required to succeed as scholars in their chosen programs and to thrive as cooperative citizens and peer educators within a global society
- support individual and group tutoring, learning community development, and collaborative projects with academic departments to assess learning and improve academic assistance resources for undergraduates
- develop tutors through a credited tutoring training course and through ongoing observations, peer mentoring, and staff meetings
- offer research-based, metacognition resources and programs to help students meet the demands of college-level courses