Resources and Services
Tallahassee Community College provides support for students enrolled in developmental mathematics courses. Through one-on-one and small group assistance students are able to develop the skills needed to be successful in their courses.
The TCC Learning Commons provides open access computing, tutoring and other learning resources to TCC students. Subject areas include math, science, accounting, economics, computer programming, English grammar/mechanics, English for Academic Purposes, reading and writing, and instructional technology.
Khan Academy is a free resource for videos and practice material for mathematics as well as various other subjects. The Khan Academy is used by millions of students and teachers worldwide to learn and practice material of all levels. Links to videos and practice problems are provided from KhanAcademy.org that directly relate to each of the topics that are covered in developmental mathematics courses. Videos are designed to assist students currently enrolled in developmental mathematics courses, serves as a source of review prior to taking the college placement test, or as a method of remediating skills before retaking the placement test with the goal of advancing to the next course.
Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Space (ALEKS)
Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) is a web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS courses are very complete in their topic coverage. A student who shows a high level of mastery of an ALEKS course will be successful in the actual course they are taking. Click here to learn more.
Academic Support Recognition Ceremony
Each spring, the division honors former Academic Support students who are graduating from the College. The following awards are given to students who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership:
The Bertha Flowers Murray Award is acknowledges a student who has completed two or more developmental education courses and currently has a minimum grade point average of 3.0. In reviewing nominations for this award, special consideration is given to students who began in the first level of developmental education.
The Sally P. Search Award recognizes a student who has taken any developmental education course and has shown exceptional leadership ability through community service and/or involvement in campus activities and organizations. There is no GPA requirement.