Video Resources (R-MC Specific)

Higgins Academic Center (HAC) tutoring films feature Randolph-Macon faculty, tutors, mentors, and students.

The films provide tips on issues for which students most commonly seek tutoring. Look for tutoring films by subject below. Here's a link to our entire YouTube playlist of RMC HAC tutoring films with all 41 films.

Mathematics

  1. Basic Algebra Refresher (14:31)

Art History

  1. Conducting an Art History Analysis (7:58)
  2. Studying for Art History (7:59)
  3. Taking Notes in Art History (16:15)

Writing

  1. Writing Paragraphs and Using Transitions (14:03) Transitions handout (PDF)
  2. Developing a Thesis (10:09) Thesis handout (PDF)
  3. Using Modifiers (14:58) Modifiers handout (PDF)
  4. Improving Your Writing Style: Get Active (1/4) (4:21) Active voice handout (PDF)
  5. Improving Your Writing Style: Stay Positive (2/4) (1:14) Positive voice handout (PDF)
  6. Improving Your Writing Style: Be Concrete (3/4) (2:45) Concrete language handout (PDF)
  7. Improving Your Writing Style: Parallelism (4/4) (6:33) Parallelism handout (PDF)
  8. Introductions: Starting Your Academic Paper (9:50) Introductions handout (PDF)
  9. Conclusions: Wrapping Up Your Academic Paper (6:53) Conclusions handout (PDF)
  10. Using Quotes in Your Writing (11:12) Quotes handout (PDF)
  11. Using Commas (13:00) Commas handout (PDF)
  12. Bias and Point of View (10:12) Bias and POV handout (PDF)
  13. Run On Sentences (4:51) Run-ons handout (PDF)

History

  1. Studying History: Getting Motivated (11:04)
  2. Studying History: Dealing with Information Overload (9:53)
  3. Reading History for Comprehension (11:37)
  4. Identifying Themes in History (4:02)
  5. Summary to Analysis in History (7:31)
  6. Taking Notes in History (5:39)
  7. How to Study for a History Exam (3:27)

Economics

  1. Studying Economic Terms (5:33)
  2. Taking Notes in Economics (2:55)
  3. Studying Graphs in Economics (4:33)

Environmental Sciences – Water Quality Testing

  1. Hand Washing (0:46)
  2. Cleaning Glassware (2:00)
  3. Turbidity Testing (3:37)
  4. pH Testing (5:02)
  5. Conductivity Testing (1:17)
  6. Dissolved Oxygen Testing (3:14)
  7. Phosphate Testing (7:05)
  8. Nitrate Testing (8:50)
  9. Ring of Fire (Earth Sciences musical number) (4:47)

Spanish

  1. Ser and Estar Difference (6:19)
  2. Ser and Estar Examples (3:33)
  3. Spanish Verb Conjugation (6:49)
  4. Spanish Preterit vs. Imperfect (7:27)
  5. Spanish Subjunctive vs. Indicative (8:29)