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general information
credit courses
study skills
special needs
peer tutoring
staff

The Learning Centre, part of the student support network at Lethbridge Community College, provides a variety of academic support services in an informal learning environment. These services are available to all students enrolled in programs at Lethbridge Community College.

Programs and Services

The Learning Centre offers the following academic services:

  • individually programmed credit courses to develop basic academic skills, such as reading, writing, math, science, and study skills
  • drop-in help
  • individual appointments with learning specialists
  • study skills workshops
  • peer tutoring in specific program content areas
  • support for students with special needs
  • introductory word processing assistance

With the exception of credit courses, these services may typically be accessed by students at any time during the school year. Credit courses are offered within the conventional time frame of the College's semesters or terms.

Staff

Under the direction of the Learning Centre chairperson, Rika Snip, the Learning Centre is staffed by fully qualified instructors specializing in the areas of writing, reading, math, science, and study skills. Numerous peer tutors are maintained on staff to handle academic needs relating to specific program content courses. The Learning Centre is also staffed by an individual responsible for the coordination of services for students with special needs.

Hours of Operation

During the fall and winter semesters, the Learning Centre is open during the following hours:

8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday
8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fridays

Note: Summer hours may vary.

Facilities

The Learning Centre is located at Lethbridge Community College, room CE1340 (SW corner of library).  Within the Learning Centre, students have access to a variety of spaces in which to work and learn, including quiet study carrels and tables, a small group discussion room, and computer stations.

For further information, please contact the Learning Centre chairperson, Rika Snip, or phone (403) 320-3244.

 


Last Updated: October 22, 1998  |  return to top

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