Tutoring Services - College Learning Center
Located in Room 565 of Founders Hall, the College Learning Center (CLC) offers Westmoreland students educational services which are essential to academic success.
TUTORIAL SERVICES for credit courses are available through the CLC at no cost to students. Tutoring sessions are conducted on a limited individual or small group basis. A staff of professional, peer, and volunteer tutors can provide students with assistance. Tutoring for various general courses such as math, reading/writing, biology, & psychology is available. Assistance for other subjects varies and may not be available for all courses. Please check with the CLC to find out what subjects can be supported.
Tutors can also assist students to develop the necessary study skills needed to improve classroom performance. Students are welcome to utilize any handouts or to take the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) that we offer. (CLC Brochure - CLICK HERE)
Free ONLINE TUTORING is available to Westmoreland students through Brainfuse. Students can access this service by logging on to Blackboard: https://wccc.blackboard.com/. On your homepage, look for Tools. Select Brainfuse from the list of options.
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CLC Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday - 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Spring and Fall Only
For more information, call 724.925.4135
The CLC also offers TESTING SERVICES for make-up exams. A valid WCCC student ID card with the current semester’s sticker affixed is required to take an exam in the CLC. All other items must be placed within a locker that requires a quarter deposit. Personal Property cannot be left in the CLC. Appointments are necessary and must be made 24 hours in advance. All tests are filed under the instructor’s last name; therefore, students should know their instructor’s name prior to making an appointment. Following these procedures will help to provide an efficient and effective testing service. Enforcement of the Academic Dishonesty Policy will be observed by the CLC staff. Students who have been found responsible for violating the policy will not be permitted to test in the CLC for the remainder of the academic school year.
LASSI (Learning & Study Strategies Inventory)
The LASSI is an online, web-based assessment that can indicate your strengths and weaknesses in factors that significantly contribute to success in college. This reliable tool can diagnose skill levels in areas such as time management, anxiety, information processing, study aids, and test strategies. You will receive immediate feedback and pre/post assessments can help you track your progress.
If you are interested in discovering how you learn and what academic strategies you can apply to improve your grades, speak to your tutor, counselor, Student Service Support Assistant (SSSA), or stop by the CLC (Founders Hall, room 565) to inquire about the LASSI and how you can use this simple and FREE tool to assist you in meeting your academic goals.
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