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11 06, 2019

Developing a Writing Process is Empowering

2019-06-17T13:27:54-04:00

By Michael Schoch, Writing Specialist In his 1994 essay “The Use of Force: Medical Ethics and Center Practice,” Jay Jacoby notes that writing centers are like doctor’s offices: places where people come for advice from [...]

Developing a Writing Process is Empowering2019-06-17T13:27:54-04:00
2 04, 2019

Thriving At The End Of The Semester — Tips From the LEC

2019-04-02T14:08:21-04:00

As college students know, the last two weeks of the semester can feel overwhelming. Assignments pile up. Deadlines loom. The intersession break comes closer with every day, yet it can feel so far away. If [...]

Thriving At The End Of The Semester — Tips From the LEC2019-04-02T14:08:21-04:00
5 03, 2019

“1-on-1 Tutoring Allows For a Connection”: Insights, Advice, and Memories from Barrington Scott, Longest-Tenured LEC Specialist

2019-02-26T15:05:26-04:00

By Barrington Scott, Math Specialist Barrington Scott has conducted 3,000 tutoring sessions for 1,000 students—and that’s just in the LEC. Before he joined MCNY in 2006, he tutored students at Borough of Manhattan Community College [...]

“1-on-1 Tutoring Allows For a Connection”: Insights, Advice, and Memories from Barrington Scott, Longest-Tenured LEC Specialist2019-02-26T15:05:26-04:00
12 02, 2019

Becoming a Successful Online Learner, Part 2

2019-02-26T11:22:41-04:00

By Ren Evans, Lead Writing Specialist In Part 1 of this two-part series on becoming a successful online learner, I covered skill building, avoiding distractions, and planning and preparing. In this post, I offer thoughts [...]

Becoming a Successful Online Learner, Part 22019-02-26T11:22:41-04:00
10 01, 2019

The LEC, the New Luminaria, and the Future of Academic Support

2019-01-10T13:28:09-04:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support  The future of academic support.   Does it evoke thoughts of flying cars whisking you to accounting class on the MCNY Moon campus, a virtual tutor offering on-demand support? [...]

The LEC, the New Luminaria, and the Future of Academic Support2019-01-10T13:28:09-04:00