Spring 18, Issue 2 • January 2018

NEWS YOU CAN USE

Welcome Generation Z!

The cool thing about a community college is that many generations are represented in the classroom. We all know Millenials (Generation X) have been center stage for a while, but now, there's a new kid on the block: Generation Z! Born in 1995 or later, Generation Z has a distinctly different profile than their big kid counterpart, Millenials. Uniquely expert on the internet and deeply affected by the Great Recession, Generation Z-ers are stressed out self-starters who love YouTube! Learn more in Related Links. No worries Gen Z, the learning center has you covered!


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Generation Z


Tutoring works! Try it

No matter what generation you're from— Baby Boomer, Generation X, Millenial or Gen Z— the learning center has resources that will fit your needs. Fall semester, 1051 students used our resources. If you were one of them, we look forward to seeing you back this semester. If not, don't hesitate to give this free resource a try to see how it works for you. Keep reading to learn more.


RELATED LINKS:
Lakeland's Learning Center


Tutoring 411

Tutoring is available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. There are additional math-in-minutes and writing center tutors available Friday, 8 a.m. - noon. Tutoring is available for most subjects such as accounting, psychology, biology, English, physics, math or study skills. Scheduling an appointment is easy. Go to the Student Tab in myLakeland, click Schedule It. Follow the prompts. Walk-in appointments are available, too. Those of you taking upper level math, chemistry or physics can drop-in to work with Rick Tuesday through Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you have questions or need help scheduling, stop by the learning center in Room A-1044 or call us at 440.525.7492.


The writing center is a favorite among students—here's why

Writing center tutors go over written work to help students improve their ability to articulate ideas into written words and provide help at any phase of the writing process. Writing tutors are located in two places on campus:

  • The library in Room C-3051 where tutoring is provided on a walk-in basis, no appointment needed.
  • Inside the learning center in Room A-1044, where students can both schedule an appointment or walk-in (subject to tutor availability).

Fall semester, 390 students took advantage of writing center services. We look forward to working with you, too! Students can schedule a writing center appointment on the Student Tab in myLakeland Schedule It.


Math-in-minutes means exactly that

Math-in-minutes actually refers to a community table where math-loving tutors circulate to guide students through their math challenges—whether you have a quick question, or just want to work on homework knowing additional support is at hand if you get stuck. Located in Room A-1044, the math-in-minutes table is available daily and no appointment is necessary. Just walk-in, sit down and get to work. Math-in-minutes table hours are posted daily at the front desk in the learning center. Current hours for spring are listed below. Please note hours are subject to change.

  • Monday, 8 a.m. - 4p.m.
  • Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 12:30-3 p.m.
  • Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Friday, 8 a.m. - Noon


Can't get to campus for tutoring? Try this

eTutoring is available for students in online courses or students who are unable to come to campus and can benefit from extra help. Learn more in Related Links. Click the login button, select the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative and select Lakeland Community College.


RELATED LINKS:
eTutoring.org


Who can help me learn how to study better?

Don't let inexperience applying study strategies get the best of you this semester! Whether you need to establish a study routine, improve your note- taking skills, try a new reading strategy or just want someone to show you how to be better organized for class; academic success coaching can help. Academic success coaching is one-on-one personalized support for students who want additional help with success strategies. Stop by the learning center in Room A-1044 to meet a coach. Learn more in Related Links.


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Marcia introduces academic success coaching!


If you think you're bad at time management, here's some good news...

In college, time management is key to academic success. For some students, it’s a frustrating skill to master. According to Dr. Katherine Bezinger, “some people’s brains are naturally wired for maintaining order, while others’ aren’t.” The good news is, through something Bezinger calls “persistent practice," you can rewire your brain to be better at time management and organization. Encouraging news, right? Stop by the learning center in Room A-1044 to get personalized guidance applying time management strategies. Learn more about Bezinger’s research in Related Links.


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