The TCC Learning Commons is a comprehensive, integrated learning center that provides learning assistance and resources to all TCC students. The Learning Commons offers students and faculty a broad range of services, including diagnostic assessments, learning materials, electronic resources, individual conferences, one-on-one and small group tutoring, whole-class support, workshops and seminars, success strategies, technology support, and individual learning plans.
Throughout the Learning Commons, students have open access to computers, computer applications and technology support. Tutoring is available in a range of content areas, including math, science, accounting, reading, writing, language skills, and support for non-native speakers of English. Distance delivery of learning resources is provided by the Learning Commons Web site.
Services and resources are available in a variety of modes to meet different learning styles and demands of students. Tutor training focuses on content, best practices, resources and learning strategies. The aim of the Learning Commons is to be proactive in helping students identify their learning needs and then use the resources and services that are available to improve their academic performance.
The Learning Commons fulfills its mission by its commitment to high academic standards, effective use of technology, integration of resources and support services, just-in-time delivery of services, a diverse, trained and professional staff, and faculty participation and confidence.