Learning Enhancement Center  
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Learning Enhancement Center

Walker Center - Center of 2nd Floor

Come to the LEC

  • to receive individual tutoring
  • to have papers critiqued
  • to enhance grammar skills
  • to improve research skills
  • to improve English and writing skills
  • to write and print papers

The LEC offers a variety of services, at no cost to students.

  • One-on-one tutoring in many areas of the curriculum
  • Tutoring to improve grammar skills
  • Critiquing and guided revision for papers
  • Tutoring to improve reading and study skills
  • Computer access to write and print papers
  • Internet access for research and email
  • Conversation groups for students with English as a second language

Hours

8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday

Appointments are scheduled on the hour. Sign-up sheets are located in the Center. Students may also schedule appointments by calling 208-5040.

Free Tutoring

Tutoring is provided on a one-to-one basis in 50-minute sessions to discuss any aspect of their papers with students. Tuitors also help students with specific areas suggested by faculty members. International students can work on conversational skills. Tutors also work with students needing accommodations for learning or physical disabilities.

Computers

Eighteen PCs and two Macs provide access to Internet and numerous programs. A dedicated PC is available that allows visually-impaired studetns to scan text and have the computer read the text aloud. In addition, a magnification unit enables students to view texts on a screen using larger letter and providing color options.