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  1. Learning Center Programs • Volunteer Tutoring • Online Tutoring • Supplemental Instruction • Learning 101 • Study Skills Lab • Speed Reading • Academic Success Program • Academic Coaching • Texas Success Initiative (TSI) • Graduate Student Services • Academic Resource Library

  2. Volunteer Tutor Program • Free Tutors • Tutors are top UNT students • Available to ALL UNT students • Available in many different courses

  3. Online Tutoring • Available during select times in afternoon and evening • Wide range of courses • Provided through live tutoring and online discussion board

  4. Supplemental Instruction • Targets traditionally difficult courses • Peer facilitated group study sessions • SI Leaders hold 3 sessions per week • Develop skills for future courses • Courses include: -Biology, Chemistry -History -Political Science -Music Theory -English -Anthropology -Statistics -Philosophy

  5. Learning 101 Series • Offered throughout the year • Workshops meet for one hour • Rotating schedule and topics • Topics include: - Time Management - Learning Styles - Note Taking - Critical Thinking - Test Taking - Managing Stress - Presentation Skills

  6. Study Skills Lab • Offered throughout the year • 5 week series, meets once per week • Small group • $20 fee • Topics include: -Time Management -Note Taking -Test Preparation -Motivation

  7. Speed Reading Workshops • Offered throughout the year • 5 week series, meets once per week • $30 fee • Topics include: -Comprehension -Increasing Speed -Memory

  8. Academic Success Program • Offered year-round • Required for Academic Alert students • Students will be contacted • 90 min group session • Topics Include: -Study Skills -Campus Resources -Note Taking -Test Taking Tips

  9. Academic Coaching • Individualized Academic Assistance • One-on-one meetings with our staff available year-round • Assists in developing goals and an unique plan of action for academic success. • Online request form

  10. Graduate Student Services • Research Skills Series • Stats 101 • Tutoring • Guide to Getting In • Entrance & Certification Exam Prep

  11. Texas Success Initiative (TSI) • State mandated college readiness program that requires testing and coursework options • Provide: • TSI Assessment testing • TSI Assessment preparation resources • TSI Advising on coursework options if not exempt

  12. Academic Resource Library • Books and computer assisted instruction • Exam preparation materials -CPA -LSAT -DAT -MCAT -GMAT -TExES -GRE -TOEFL

  13. Tips for Success • Attend and participate in EVERY class • Visit professors during their office hours • Refer often to your course syllabus • Ask questions • Use a planner • Attend campus events and join organizations • Prepare thoroughly for exams and assignments (DON’T CRAM!) • Start a study group • Use your campus resources

  14. Additional Academic Resources • Accounting Lab • Chemistry Resource Center • Computer Science & Engineering Lab • Economics Help Center • Finance Lab • History Help Center • Math Lab • Physics Instructional Center • Writing Lab • Trio Programs

  15. Learning Center Sage Hall, Room 315 940.369.7006 LearningCenter.unt.edu