Spring 2013 resource guide by Diablo Valley College

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ece professional development program pdp with funding from first 5 contra costa this program provides a learning community that supports the academic success of ece students participants enroll in designated “ece cohort” sections of math and english or esl where ge requirements can be met in a small group setting with peer support in-class tutoring study groups textbook loans and tuition reimbursement the ece esl learning community offers the same support to english language learners who are completing ece major requirements for information about enrollment criteria and all pdp services visit www.dvc.edu/ece eops summer institute the eops summer institute is a learning community that provides an intensive six-week college readiness program for rising 11th and 12th graders and recent high school graduates the program strengthens college english and math skills a course in counseling also provides students with a plan for understanding and succeeding in college the program is designed to serve potential eops students integrated reading and writing english 116 and 118 students wishing to enroll in english 116 and english 118 this semester can fulfill both requirements at the same time enrolling in a linked pair of english 116 and english 118 sections provides a unique opportunity to work and learn with fellow students as a community by taking linked english 116 and english 118 courses students have the advantage of completing both requirements in one semester experiencing a seamless connection between both courses and more effectively understanding the readingwriting connection while remaining in one room with one instructor for both courses puente program the puente program is a one-year pre-transfer program open to all students who meet the eligibility criteria the content of the course focuses on mexican american/latino authors and issues all students will be required to participate in all courses and project activities counseling and mentoring the program is based on three components that work together english instruction counseling and mentoring english 118 and 122 help students with their writing skills while counselors help with devising career options an academic plan and identifying long-term goals mentors from the business or professional community share their personal academic and career experiences with the students since its founding in 1981 puente has expanded to 50 plus community colleges throughout the state including dvc studies indicate that community colleges with puente programs transfer 44 percent more latino students to the uc than colleges without puente contact the puente counselor or the puente english instructor tutoring services students will benefit from the free tutoring services offered at dvc supervised tutoring provided by trained student tutors assists all students in becoming independent learners students improve critical thinking computational writing and study skills students learn techniques for pre¬paring for tests learning a new subject solving problems and organizing ideas into essays working with a tutor can help students to keep up with the course workload and can strengthen understanding of course material more information is available through www.dvc.edu/tutoring business education computer and tutoring lab open to students for general use offers tutoring for business and finance courses by appointment or on a drop-in basis help with accounting business statistics business math and most microsoft office products is available location bfl-107 hours are posted outside bfl-107 or visit www.dvc.edu/campuslabs for further information please call ext 2905 chemistry and physical sciences tutoring lab offers tutoring on a drop-in basis in astronomy chemistry earth science geology and geography and physics location ps-110 hours are posted outside ps-110 computer center offers drop-in assistance with computer questions in addition half hour and hour appointments are available with an instructional assistant ground floor of the library building hours are posted at the computer center english tutoring lab offers drop-in and regular ongoing tutoring to help students build the english skills needed for success regular and drop-in tutoring is one-on-one peer tutoring for up to two hours a week throughout the semester other services include walk-in tutoring in the english writing lab no appointment necessary mentoring and computer-assisted instruction information on services is available on the first floor of the learning center building in lc-105 for tutoring hours visit www.dvc.edu/tutoringservices and select “english tutoring lab” to download free english handouts and more information eops offers one-on-one peer tutoring to current eops students availability of tutors and subject areas offered vary each semester please contact the eops office directly to learn more foreign language tutoring lab offers tutoring on a dropin basis in arabic chinese french german italian japanese persian russian and spanish location bfl-211 hours are posted outside bfl-211 foreign language computer lab offers computer access and drop-in assistance with lab assignments in all nine languages offered by the foreign language department arabic chinese french german italian japanese persian russian and spanish location bfl-213 monday friday schedule are posted outside the lab life and health sciences lhs lab offers tutoring on a drop-in basis in biological science nutrition and oceanography location lhs-116 hours posted throughout the lhs building the dvc math lab offers free tutoring to current dvc math students and group and tutoring by appointment for 22 student resource guide 2012-13 diablo valley college