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Learning Assistance Services, Norfolk campus, Writing

 

 

Norfolk Learning Assistance Services

provides academic tools for students to achieve their goals and become independent and active learners.

 

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    WRITING CENTER   

    Getting started

  • Brainstorming
  • Focusing on the subject
  • Developing Ideas
  • Essay Writing
  • Thesis Statements
  • Paragraphs
  • Implementing APA & MLA Citation
  • Reading comprehension
  • Grammar
    • Comma splices
    • Run-ons
    • Fragments
    • Verb tense

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 2015 Writing Learning Assistance Workshop Series

Martin Building, Library, Second Level

WORKSHOPS Fall 2015

LAS Open House

September 24th, 2015 12:30-1:30

Student Center 1st Floor

MEET-GREET-Tutors

"Spoken Word Presentation " Jaylen Selby and Luisa Black

Light Refreshments

 

Expectations and Understandings
  • Become a stronger and more independent Writer!
  • TCC's Tutors will teach you strategies to improve and enhance your writing.
  • Our goal is to help you learn how to use learning/research tools, locating information to improve your writing and reading skills. Example: How To Use A Writer's Handbook, Thesaurus, Library Research Materials, computer software functions           

  • Tutors may assist you in understanding the Instructor's assignments
  • Tutors will help you identify STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES in your writing.
  • Students must be prepared :
    • Read and attempt all assignments.
    • Bring hard-copy essays with all drafts, classroom notes, professor's comments and course textbooks.
  • Students are responsible for their own research, analysis, and content of papers.

Tutors are learning para-professionals who do not proof read or edit papers.         

 

                         

WRITING Learning Assistance Staff

                                         Robert Feser - Spanish
William Ashley
Etta Layug
Luisa Black - French
Donna Reed

 

  • Current TCC students with current ID card (No exceptions.)
  • Walk- ins and groups welcomed.
  • Tutors cannot help you with quizzes or exams.
  • Tutoring sessions last thirty minutes.
Location:
E-mail:

Wendy Pollard-Boyle, Academic Support Manager wpollard-boyle@tcc.edu

Phone:

757 - 822 - 1584

 

Fall 2015

Hours of Operation

 

 

Monday-Thursday

9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

ALL HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Please call 822-1584

Thank you.

WRITING LINKS:

 

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