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Learning Centre Ask-a-Tutor

Peer tutors are available by chat to students needing support for online learning skills, including learning to use Blackboard and Office365 for course assignments (Note: These tutors do not help with login issues or tech support). 

Virtual Front Desk Hours

Mondays: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Tuesdays - Fridays: 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Learning Centre Tutoring

Writing Tutoring


Available for all courses. Choose between real-time one-on-one sessions or can submit a draft for peer feedback.  Resources include prewriting, outlining, drafting, revising and integrating sources in APA and MLA.
Course Content Tutoring 
Meet with peer tutors online for course help in first-year courses such as Accounting, Business, Economics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math Upgrading, Computer Science, and Modern Languages.   Course content help is also available from writing tutors for English and other writing-intensive courses. 
English Language Tutoring Professional tutors are available to work with students on grammar and language improvement for Douglas courses including article use, editing for language errors, and ESL learning.

Study Skills and Online Learning


Learn study strategies and other academic success skills, including academic integrity and avoiding plagiarism. note-taking, procrastination, reading your text book, taking tests

Fall 2020 Updates


Learning Centre tutors are available from Sept. 14. You can start booking your appointment on starting September 10th!

New Resource for Douglas College Students! Online Learning at Douglas College: Getting Started

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Learning Centre is temporarily operating online only. Questions can be directed to

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