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Academic Success Center

Academic Success Center


Located in the upper level of the Everett Building, the ASC provides educational resources at no charge to Lindsey Wilson College students. Included under the "umbrella" of services provided by the Center are peer tutoring, test proctoring for students with documented accommodations, and writing consultations (provided through the Writing Center located in the Slider Building). The overall goal of the ASC is to help students be successful in reaching their individual academic goals.

For more information about receiving tutoring or applying to be a tutor, contact Ms. Hall, Director of the Academic Success Center, at 270-384-8038 or halld@lindsey.edu.

Hours of Operation

(All Times Central)

Monday - Friday
8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday
Closed


PEER TUTORING:

Peer tutoring is a process where a student strong in a particular subject tutors a student that is having difficulty in that subject. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all tutoring requests will be made online. Though tutoring sessions typically last the entire semester, the student may request help for a shorter length of time.

Click here to fill out and submit a tutor request form.



WRITING CENTER:

As students formulate, write, and revise projects for any course or other purpose, the Lindsey Wilson College Writing Center offers free, one-to-one feedback from trained, peer writing consultants. The Center understands that no two writers are alike. The dedicated staff works to bring out the best possible writer in each person regardless of age, cultural background, writing experience, or academic discipline. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Writing Center facility is closed to in-person meetings. However, writing consultations are still available and all requests need to be made online. Contact lwcwc@lindsey.edu, if you have any questions or concerns.

To make an appointment click on the "Schedule an Appointment" button below.

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ADA ACCOMMODATIONS:

With the consent of an instructor and the Lindsey Wilson College ADA Coordinator, Mr. Ben Martin, tests may be proctored in the Academic Success Center for students who have documented accommodations and who require special testing situations. Contact the ADA Coordinator for more information at 270-384-7479 or martinb@lindsey.edu.

Reading Strategies:

Reading Strategies: scanning, skimming and intensive reading
Reading Strategies Chart


WHAT TYPE OF READER ARE YOU?

Active Reader or Passive Reader?

Active Reader

  • Adjusts how they read depending on the type of text and context within which they are reading.
  • Examines the purpose of the assignment before reading.
  • Alters their reading speed as they read based on the significance and difficulty of each passage.
  • Previews a text before reading by skimming headings, topic sentences, and key words.
  • Reads with questions in mind.
  • Stops to monitor their understanding of the text as they read.
  • Annotates while they read, and they read with a pencil or highlight in hand to mark important passages and jot down notes.
  • Makes time to reflect upon and evaluate what they have read.

Passive Reader

  • Reads each text the same way.
  • Reads without examining the purpose of the assignment.
  • Reads everything at the same speed.
  • Does not preview. They just jump right into reading.
  • Reads without questions in mind.
  • Does not stop to think about whether they are understanding what they are reading.
  • Does not annotate and do not have anything in hand. They just read!
  • Does not make time to reflect upon and evaluate what they have read.