Learning Lab

Tutoring/Learning Lab
Our Goal is the Success of our Students!

The Learning Lab is a one-stop resource to help you succeed academically.
The Learning Lab offers:
    Free in-person and online tutoring services for students
    Computer and printer access
    Information on academic success strategies

Face-to-Face Tutoring
Face to face tutoring is currently available in the following disciplines.  An updated schedule with subject tutoring hours is always available at the Learning Lab front desk.  You can call the Learning Lab at any time to ask about tutoring in certain subjects.
    Writing
    Math
    Anatomy & Physiology
    Chemistry
    Biology
    History

Online Tutoring
Online tutoring is available 24/7 through TutorMe.  As a student, you will be able to get tutoring help in a multitude of subjects while being able to both hear and see your tutor.  A record of your session is kept in your account for your review and study at any time.  Current students can access TutorMe through their Blackboard account.

Computer Access
Computer Assistance - Word processing and Internet access are provided on the computers in the Learning Lab. Help with MyBlackboard and Turn-it-in.com/Safe Assignment is offered.  Interactive math tutorials are also available. Printing is available with a 5 page limit.

Student Success Services

  • Study Skills, Time Management, and Test Anxiety (By appt. or walk-in)
  • Learning Styles — Assess and help students know how they learn best
  • Study Skills, Test Anxiety, and Time Management — Take self-assessment
  • Customized Study Plan—Provide informational packets to students who take a Learning Style, Test Anxiety, and Time Management self-assessment (Seminars may be provided to whole classes at professors’ requests.)

Contact Information
Barbara Eckenfels
Director, Learning Commons
beckenfels@alvincollege.edu
281-756-3556

Anna Oskerson
Academic Support Specialist
aoskerson@alvincollege.edu
281-756-3557

Kimberly Taliaferro
Academic Support Specialist
ktaliaferro@alvincollege.edu
281-756-3555

Amie Corson
Administrative Assistant, Learning Commons
acorson@alvincollege.edu
281-756-3564

 
Hours:  
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Fridays during the summer