The center offers the following:
Free Peer Tutoring at posted hours in most content areas, but especially math, writing, science, languages, and business and accounting courses. Open to all students on a walk-in basis.
Computer Assisted Instruction in math, reading, writing, standardized test preparation and other areas. Open to all students on a walk-in basis, but priority is given to TASP-affected students referred by the Advising Center.
Individualized Assistance with Learning and Study Problems. Available to all students.
Collaborative Learning Activities in special topic classes and workshops facilitated by professional staff and trained Peer Tutors: content study groups, skills workshops, focused labs, language conversation classes, content reviews and test preparation. Scheduled activities are open to all students. Others may be implemented on demand by faculty or by five or more students.
Facilities for Special Needs. All rooms are accessible by wheelchair, and special equipment is available for students with vision or hearing impairments. Appointment tutoring is available for learning disabled students in any content area.
Non-Credit Courses. All non-credit courses are free and open to eligible UTEP students. Students may register for courses during the regular registration process except as noted.
ESOL Assistance. Self-paced instructional and practice materials are available in addition to the bilingual courses and labs listed below.
Distance Tutoring. Quick, specific questions in content areas may be submitted by phone (747-7414), Fax (747-5486) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mentoring. Peer Mentors and Counselor Interns are available on request to provide personal support for UTEP students.
Life Management and Personal Development. A variety of instructional and motivational audio and video tapes are available to help students in such areas as stress management, time management, test anxiety skills, and attitudes for being successful, etc. These are available on a walk-in basis in the Learning Assistance Lab in the center.
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