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  • The Academic Skills Center (ASC) of Northeast Texas Community College administers several programs to prepare students for satisfactory achievement in either academic or vocational college-level courses.
     
  • The ASC offers:
    • peer tutoring,
    • study skills workshops,
    • self-paced instructional materials, and
    • computer usage

    The programs and resources of the ASC are designed to aid students in developing responsibility for their own learning.
     
  • The ASC acts as a developmental education center for students entering college with weak academic areas and learning strategy concerns.
     
  • Students who are returning to school after a number of years have special concerns and needs; the Academic Skills Center offers programs and resources to help those students adapt to the college environment, and become re-acquainted with the classroom.
     
  • The goal of the Academic Skills Center is to help students become more effective learners; in addition, the ASC is open to anyone wishing to improve basic academic skills.
Services available through the Academic Skills Center
(Click on the links below to view more information about each of the services)

Tutoring
The Writing Center
Study Skills

TUTORING
  • Free Tutoring is available for NTCC students in Humanities Room 109.
  • Check the schedule to see what subject and tutors are available.
THE WRITING CENTER
  • Writing help is available to students working on papers for any class.
  • Help is available in generating ideas, drafts, grammar, punctuation, usage, etc.
  • Computers with word processing programs and printers are available for student use.
  • Students desiring to print must purchase an Academic Skills Center print card from the NTCC College Store.

COMPUTER LAB
  • Computers equipped with various software programs are available for student and community use.
  • Printing capabilities are available.
  • Users are required to purchase a print card from the NTCC College Store.

STUDY SKILLS
  • The ASC promotes effective study skills by presenting study skills workshops throughout the semester.
  • Workshops for various classes and groups are also available. Call to request an ASC study skills workshop - (903.434.9243).

BASIC SKILLS IMPROVEMENT
  • Self-directed studies are free and available in reading, writing, math, spelling, keyboarding, and computer use.


Resource Links


    
    
The Academic Skills Center is located in the Humanities Building on the NTCC campus.
For More Information Contact:
Rhonda Jeffery
ACS Coordinator
903-434-8243



 
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This page last updated by R. Jeffery on 01/30/2013

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