Learning Help Centre
Western's Learning Skills Counsellors can help you decide if a tutor is advisable. Bring course materials in order to discuss course issues in a supportive environment, learn about strategies to deal with specific concerns, and explore ways to improve your overall effectiveness.
|FOR MAXIMUM BENEFIT BRING COURSE MATERIALS WITH YOU|
|Open:|| Fall and Winter terms. Closed during the December and April exam periods, Conference Week, and statutory holidays.
No appointment needed - just drop by!
|Location & Hours:||Room 4139 WSS (near the elevators on the fourth floor)
Monday 12:30 - 3:30pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:30 - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 12:30pm
Thursday 10:30am - 3:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 2:30pm
|Math & Science Hours:||Tuesdays 9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:30 - 4:30pm
Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:30pm
Thursdays 12:30 - 3:30pm
Fridays 11:30am - 2:30pm (science and general learning skills only)
Counsellors help students develop problem-solving skills for Math and Science (in addition to other academic skills) during these hours.
Do you want to be a better student? The counsellors and volunteers in the Learning Help Centre can help you achieve your academic goals. The Help Centre provides students with learning skills assistance on a drop-in basis. Some of the issues addressed are:
- time management
- memory techniques
- essay planning
- learning from lectures
- learning from textbooks
- preparing for/writing multiple-choice exams
- problem solving for math and science courses
- writing essay exams
- managing test anxiety
- strengthening concentration
Students can also arrange to complete The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI) in the Help Centre. For more information on completing the LASSI, email email@example.com .
For a listing of the learning skills books in the Help Centre and in the Resource Library in Student Development Centre, click here.
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Information disclosed by students to SDC's Learning Skills Counsellors is confidential. It will not be shared with family, faculty, staff or others without written consent and will not become part of academic records.