The learning Success Center (LSC) is a place where opportunities are found all around. The LSC provides tools to help you become a more effective student and “learn how to learn” Tools in the LSC toolbox for your use:
Online Tutoring Services
Math and English tutoring is conducted via an online service named "Smarthinking." Click the links for Smarthinking Student Brochure, Questionnaire, and Survey.
Study Skills Instruction
Individualized study skills instruction guided by the Learning Success Center staff (call (205) 856-7952 for an appointment).
PLATO Academic Success
PLATO Academic Success is a course module intended as a practical hands-on- guide to help students improve their study habits and enhance their projections for academic success, now and in the future, the course is divided into units and designed to help improve your study skills regardless of your skill level. It is structured lessons and activities as follows:
- The first five lessons cover specific aspects of study strategies. Before and after online lessons allow you to assess your study habits in two Course Activities.
- The last three lesson focus on writing as a process and using that process to write research papers.
- All Course Activity documents are submitted and students
will check their own answers in the Lesson Activities that accompany
each Lesson. Also, each lesson has an online threaded discussion
which includes a multiple-choice mastery test and multiple –choice
end-of-semester test that completes the course modules.