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Learning Assistance & Resource Center

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Learning Assistance & Resource Center

Address:
224 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone: 610-436-2535
Fax: 610-436-2600
Email: larc@wcupa.edu

  • Director: Gerardina Martin 610-738-0496
  • Asst. Director: Courtney Lloyd 610-436-2402
  • Clerical Support: Bernadette Forte 610-436-2535

Tutors

Employment

The LARC offers tutoring in most 100- and 200-level courses. Prospective tutors must complete an application form and submit it for an interview. Additionally, they must provide references from professors in the subject they wish to tutor.

To apply, please click here to complete the online application.

Qualifications - Peer Tutors: Undergraduate/Graduate

  • Be admitted or enrolled in a degree program at WCU.
  • Have passed with a grade of A- or better in any course he/she intends to tutor.
  • Undergraduate - minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; Graduate - minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Experience in tutoring, teaching, or conducting study groups preferred.
  • Two professor references (one must be in the subject you wish to tutor).

Attention current or graduated tutors: If you are requesting recommendation letters from LARC staff member(s), please complete the LARC Alumni Recommendation Request Form below.

PDF LARC Alumni Recommendation Form Request

Calendar

Important Dates for Spring 2013

SI/ADP Orientation
August 22, 2014 9 AM - 3 PM
First day to register for tutoring
August 25, 2014
General Orientation
August 29, 2014 3 PM - 7 PM (New Tutors) 4 PM- 7 PM (Experienced Tutors)
Tutoring Begins
September 2, 2014
Last day to request regular tutoring
November 14, 2014
Last day of tutoring
December 8, 2014
Tutor logs/attendance due
December 11, 2014

College Reading and Learning Association Trainings

Level I
Monday 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. or Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. or Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

  • Learning Styles, Brain Dominance, Learning Theory
  • Structuring the Learning Experience/Probing Questions
  • Communication Skills
  • Group Management
  • Handling Difficult Situations
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Identifying and Using Referral Resources

Level II
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. or Wednesday 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

  • Diversity
  • Critical Tutoring Tasks
  • Conflict Resolution/True Colors/Myers Briggs
  • Study Skills
  • LGBTQA
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Test Prep/Test Anxiety

Level III
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

  • How to Facilitate a Training Session
  • Supervisory Skills I
  • Supervisory Skills II
  • Observation Debriefing

Bi-Weekly Subject Meetings

ADP
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.



Humanities
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

 

Math
Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
Thursday 4:30 p.m. - 5: 20 p.m.

SI
Monday 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
Tuesday 4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.