Student Resources at the Academic Support Center

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Workshops

Other Resources


 

Workshops

The Academic Support Center offers “Lunch and Learn” workshops on Wednesdays from 12:30pm – 1:30pm in Huber 106. Each week we provide students the opportunity to learn about a new topic. Pizza is provided. View the workshops for this semester.


Other Resources

 

Computers & Printing

 

The H106 Learning Lab is equipped with computers that can be used to type a paper, utilize online resources, or check e-mail. 

 

Using the computers:

  1. Students must know their student id number and sign-in on Accutrack

  2. Students must have a Medaille username and password to logon to the computers

Printing:

  1. Printing is available and deducted from your printing allotment 

  2. No color printing is available in this computer lab

 

Vet-Tech/Biology Resources

 

The ASC has several resources for vet-tech and biology students that may be used in the Center.  These resources can be used by students to study individually or in groups.  They may also be used with a tutor during a tutoring session.

  • Compound Light Microscopes and slides

  • Cat skeletons

  • Chemistry model kit

 

Media Checkout

 

The ASC has some materials that you can borrow. You need to come to Huber 107 with your student ID to sign them out.  Materials are available for 4 hours at a time unless otherwise specified. 

Items available to borrow:

  • Graphing calculators

  • Scientific calculators

  • Scissors

  • Ruler

  • Protractor

  • Headphones

  • Glue sticks

  • Microscopes (Only in the center and the Library)

  • Slides (Only in the center and the Library)

  • Cat skeletal bones (Only in the center and the Library)

  • iPads (Only in the center and the Library)

 

Math Resources

 

Listed below are links to resources to assist you in becoming a successful math student.  If you have any questions or concerns about your math course, please make an appointment and come in for assistance.  Our tutors love math and are ready to help you!

 

  1. Success in Mathematics:

    1. Tips on how to study mathematics, how to approach problem-solving, how to study for and take tests, and when and how to get help.

    2. http://mathstat.slu.edu/undergrad-math/success-in-mathematics

  2. Ten Ways to Reduce Math Anxiety

    1. Mathematics anxiety has been defined as feelings of tension and anxiety that interfere with the manipulation of numbers, and the solving of mathematical problems in a wide variety of ordinary life and academic situations. Math anxiety can cause one to forget and lose one’s self-confidence (Tobias, S., 1993). The link listed below provides ten suggestions on how to reduce math anxiety.

    2. http://www.mathpower.com/reduce.htm

  3. Note-Taking Tips for Math

    1. Taking accurate notes can help to alleviate some of the struggles and anxiety associated with a math course. The following link lists suggestions for taking notes in your math course. 

    2. http://www.mathpower.com/tip5.htm

 

Reading/Writing Resources

Below you will find a number of links to resources that will help you with various stages of the writing process. Of course, you can always make an appointment to come in for assistance with any of these topics. We are here to help!

 

Citations and Bibliographies

 

Here is a link to the Medaille College library citation website. You can find information on MLA, APA, CSE, and Chicago citation styles on the website below. 

 

http://library.medaille.edu/citing/

 

 

Getting Started With Research 

 

Having trouble finding scholarly sources? We recommend starting with these databases as you begin your research. You can enter the databases directly by clicking on the links below. 

 

EBSCO

 

ProQuest

 

 

Mechanics and Grammar 

 

The Purdue OWL website is a well-known and regarded resource for college students that is free and open to all. This link will take you to their grammar and sentence structure pages, which contain explanations of topics such as punctuation use, grammar and sentence structure. 

 

In addition to these topics, the Purdue OWL site also has sample papers and informational materials for MLA, APA, Chicago and CSE citation styles. 

 

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/

 

 

Vocabulary Builder 

 

This website is geared toward GRE prep, but it is also a fun way to quiz yourself and improve your vocabulary in the process. You can only advance to the next level once you master all of the words in each list. How far can you go?

 

https://gre.magoosh.com/builder/vocabulary

 

 

Other Links of Interest

Here are some other great reading/writing resources!

 

Writing Links

 

Modern Language Association (MLA) official website

This is the official website of the MLA.

 

American Psychological Association (APA) Style Official Website

This is the official electronic style guide of the APA.

 

Random Name Generator

This is a great tool for creative writers looking for character names. You can adjust the settings to get more common or more obscure names. 

 

Literature/Reading Links

 

The Complete Works of Shakespeare 

This website houses the complete works of Shakespeare, organized by genre. 

 

The Mark Twain Project

This website is devoted to scholarship and preservation of Twain’s works. 

 

The American Academy of Poets

This website contains a wealth of material for those who are fans of poetry. You can find individual poems, read a poem of the day, and much more!

 

Appointments can be scheduled in person by visiting the ASC or via our web-based scheduling system. In addition to tutoring appointments, students can also schedule meetings for testing accommodations, Pathways coach meetings, academic coaching, and academic probation, or to meet with any ASC staff member.
 

Click here to make an appointment

Click here for instructions on how to make an appointment


Hours

 
Monday 8am – 8pm
Tuesday 8am – 8pm
Wednesday 8am – 8pm
Thursday 8am – 8pm
Friday 8am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 3pm
Sunday Closed
 

*These are regular hours during the semester. Holiday and Summer hours vary.

**Tutoring for online classes will vary and may be outside of these office hours.

 


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