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Instructional Support Services Program/Tutoring

Lehman College Tutoring Center (LTC): Humanities, Social Sciences, and Writing Tutoring

 

Lehman College Tutoring Center (LTC)

What We Do

The Lehman College Tutoring Center (LTC) offers workshops and tutoring for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to improve their skills in writing, social sciences, and humanities subject areas. As of March 2020, all of our services are online. We can provide weekly, or one-time, individual appointments with a tutor, and we also offer walk-in tutoring in writing, and for social sciences and humanities courses. Drop-in tutoring hours vary by semester and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Location & Hours

The LTC is located in the Old Gym Building, Room 205. LTC's phone number is 718-960-8175.

Fall and Spring Semesters Hours

Regular tutoring hours during the fall and spring semesters are the following:

  • Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m
  • Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m

The schedule of courses tutored varies by semester.  For the Spring 2020 schedule, click here.

Areas of Tutoring

Tutors are generally available in the following subject areas:

  • Accounting
  • Art History
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Reading
  • Spanish
  • Speech Pathology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics for Psychology
  • Writing, reading, and research for any course

See our FAQ page for answers to general questions about tutoring.

 

Online Tutoring

The LTC and SLC offer online tutoring in writing and in various Humanities, Natural and Social Science courses. For more information about online tutoring, click here.

Workshops

We offer free workshops in a variety of areas including writing and academic skills. For the complete current schedule of ISSP workshops, see below.

Strategies for Success

This workshop series is for all students who want to achieve more, in college and in life. Registration required. Location: online. Sign up

  • Wednesday, September 23, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Goal-Setting and Time Management
  • Wednesday, October 7, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Studying Effectively
  • Wednesday, October 21, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Writing Essay Exams
  • Wednesday, November 18, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Planning for Finals

 

Wait, What Did I Just Read? Strategies for Reading Difficult Texts

This workshop helps students develop strategies for reading various types of texts, including scholarly articles drawn from different disciplines. Location: online. Sign up

  • Tuesday, September 29, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 10, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm
  • Monday, October 19, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, November 11, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing

This workshop offers a review of quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing, essential tools for research-based writing. Students will practice each with a sample text, and receive feedback on their own work. We'll address how careful use of these tools helps us avoid plagiarism. Registration required. Location: online. Sign up

  • Monday, October 5, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, October 31, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday, November 4, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

APA Citation

This workshop provides an overview of APA citation basics, including when and how to cite sources in your paper. Registration required. Location: online. Sign up

  • Monday, September 21, 4:10 pm - 5:25 pm
  • Tuesday, Ocober 13, 4:10 pm - 5:25 pm
  • Tuesday, November 17, 4:10 pm - 5:25 pm

Effective Writing

This workshop series reviews elements of clear, correct writing. Attention to grammar and sentence structure, especially for multilingual writers. Registration required. Location: online. Sign up

  • Wednesday, September 30, 19, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Writing is Concise and Precise
  • Wednesday, October 7, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Writing is Concise and Precise
  • Wednesday, October 28, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Semtemce Fragments, Run-Ons, and Sprawls
  • Wednesday, November 11, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Sentence Clarity and Variety

 

English Conversation Group-Weekly

For multilingual students seeking to improve their English language fluency. Build your conversational confidence, and make new online friends! Location: online. Sign up and converse!

  • Wednesday, September 30, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 7, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 28, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 11, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 18, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

Academic Writing Boot Camp

This workshop series addresses elements of research-based writing. Registration required. Location: online. Sign up

  • Saturday, September 26, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Your Writing Process
  • Saturday, October 3, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Setting Up Your Research Project
  • Saturday, October 10, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm -Strategies for Reading Difficult Texts
  • Saturday, October 17, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Assembling Your Argument
  • Saturday, October 24, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Panic-Free Drafting
  • Saturday, November 7, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Refining Your Argument With Sources
  • Saturday, November 14, 1:00 pm - 2:50 pm - Revising Like a Pro

 

Writing the Literature Review

All are welcome at this workshop targeted to graduate students and dvanced undergrads. Location: online. Sign up

  • Thursday, October 22, 6:30 pm  - 8:00 pm

 

Please contact the Mathematics Department's Math Lab (718-960-8878) if you require tutoring in Mathematics.