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THE LEARNING CONNECTION

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The Learning Connection at Chabot College provides students and instructors with the support they need to achieve their learning and teaching goals.

 

Students: We oversee a number of tutoring labs and learning support programs across campus, including the Learning Connection center (LC), the STEM Center, the Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum (WRAC) Center, Language Center (ESL), Communication Studies Lab, and Learning Assistant program.

Instructors: The Learning Connection houses the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and Learning Assessment Center (LAC).

We strive to meet the following outcomes:

  • Students who take advantage of the Learning Connection's Learning Support Programs will succeed and persist in the course(s) for which they receive support at higher rates than students who do not.
  • Students who receive Learning Support will actively engage in the learning process at higher rates than those who do not.
  • The Learning Connection will maintain a supportive environment that enhances student learning.

APPLY TO BECOME A TUTOR

Apply to become a tutor with the Learning Connection for the Spring 2019 semester. Click "Apply to be a Tutor" on the left for more information about the job responsibilities, application and interview process, and to download an application.

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Tutoring Information

    Please click on the Learning Connection Lab or Center in the navigation bar on the left for more information about the services and resources available.

  • The LC and STEM centers are OPEN for the Fall 2018 semester. Please note, all tutoring will begin Tuesday, 9/04.
  • For tutoring appointments, please click on the "Appointment Scheduling" link in the navigation bar on the left starting 8/27.
  • For step-by-step instructions for scheduling appointments online, click here (now available!)   *Please note, online scheduling for Fall 2018 will be available Monday, August 27th*
  • Click the link for more information about Study Groups, then scroll down to see which study groups are being offered for the current semester. All study groups meet in the LC, room 108.

Information about our Labs and Centers

The Learning Connection program coordinates and oversees three main labs/centers:

  • Learning Connection, room 108 (includes ESL Language Center and WRAC Center)
  • STEM Center, room 3906
  • Communication Studies Lab, room 803

All currently enrolled Chabot students may use the services and resources in our labs and centers that include but are not limited to: tutoring help from faculty, Instructional Assistants, and peer tutors; textbooks; anatomical models; calculators; novels and dictionaries; study spaces; computer labs and printers; other materials as available.

Computer Labs

We have five different computer labs, three available for student use and two for instructor reservations. Students who use any of our computer labs must adhere to the District Policies regarding computer and network use, as described in Board Policy 3720.

Computers available for student use are located in the LC and STEM Centers. In the LC Center, there is an ESL computer lab in room 146A with 16 computers; computers in this lab include software programs for ESL students to practice reading, vocabulary, writing, grammar, listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills. There is also a general use computer lab in room 170B with 18 computers; Quickbooks is available on 4 of the computers.

In the STEM Center, there are 79 computers available for student use. MATLAB is available on 22 computers and AutoDesk is available on 10 computers. All student computers in the LC and STEM Centers are equipped with GoPrint capabilities. Print Cards can be purchased in the Library or 700 Building lobby; funds may be added to Print Cards at any copier or card-vending machine on campus. Student-access copiers may be found in the Library, the lobby of Bldg. 100, and in the STEM Center.

For information about our two computer labs available for instructor use, WRAC Lab 196 and WRAC lab 354, please see the WRAC Center website, under For Instructors.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
Learning Connection
25555 Hesperian Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545

Central Office Location: bottom floor of Building 100, room 108
Phone:
510-723-6920 (LC Center) or 510-723-7679 (STEM Center)
E-mail:
learningconnection@chabotcollege.edu

   
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    Phone: (510) 723-6600 | Last updated on 10/24/2018