Peer tutors are available to come visit your classes for 15-minute information sessions to tell your students about our services and how to access writing, course content, study skills, and English Language help from the Learning Centre including:
The Learning Centre produces handouts for writing and study skills that you are welcome to distribute to your classes.
Please contact us if you’d like copies of our handouts for your students.
If you teach online, use Blackboard, or use other online course spaces to communicate with your students, please consider adding a quick link to the Learning Centre services:
Information about the Learning Centre www.douglascollege.ca/learningcentre
Make an appointment douglas.mywconline.com
Submit a paper online guides.douglascollege.ca/thelearningcentre/online
Students have also indicated that being reminded about the services at the time they need to use them is helpful. For example, you can add information about meeting with a writing tutor when posting information about an upcoming writing assignment.
Please consider adding information about the Learning Centre to your syllabus and/or online course space. See below for examples:
Peer tutoring, as well as self-help materials, like tutorials and handouts, are available through the Douglas College Learning Centre.
Meeting with a peer tutor is free for students currently enrolled in Douglas College credit courses.
Tutors provide feedback for your writing assignments to help you improve your academic writing skills, including essay organization, in-text citation, understanding plagiarism and following assignment instructions.
Need help understanding what academic integrity means at Douglas? Writing tutors can provide a series of appointments to help you understand and avoid plagiarism in your assignments.
Faculty from the Learning Centre are available for:
We would always love to know how we can best help students in your courses.
Please contact Holly Salmon, Learning Centre Coordinator, with any questions.