If a student has difficulty with class assignments, or is struggling with routine coursework, or just isn't happy with his or her academic performance and wishes to improve — maybe it's time for a tutor.
Eastern's Learning Lab in room 102A (the glass-enclosed room inside the Resource Center) is open Monday – Thursday, from 8:30 am – 6:30 pm, and Friday 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. A Student Success Coach is available there during the posted hours to assist students with online resources.
Eastern WVCTC wants to make sure you have everything that you need to be successful, and now offers FREE access to online tutoring services through Tutor.com.
That service makes live tutors available 24/7 to help you better understand concepts in such subject areas as
English and Writing Help
Computer Applications (Word and Excel).
Take advantage of this one-to-one tutoring service at anytime, and access your personalized account from any internet-connected device by following these simple steps:
Go to tutor.com/easternw
Create an account using your student email address example: FirstNameLastName@student.easternwv.edu)
You will receive an email with a link to verify your account.
First-time Users: If this is your first time using tutor.com and you want to know how it works, watch this quick video to get you started: “Tutor.com - ‘How It Works’ Video”
Please contact Amy Crites, Student Services Specialist, in Learners Support Services with any questions or concerns about tutoring (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), or call 304-434-8000 ext. 9233.
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Additional Online Tutoring Resources
Eastern students may also access, free of charge, the Course Compass Online Math Lab.
Additional online tutoring resources, also free of charge, include the Learning Express Library and the HippoCampus.
My Math Lab (for college-level math)
Eastern students in college-level math may access Pearson MyLabs in CourseCompass, an online service that offers innovative homework, student assessment, and multimedia instructional tools to enrich student learning and improve course outcomes. Using these detailed grading and customization options, instructors can easily monitor student progress and save valuable time.
Hawkes Learning System: Math (for transitional level math)
For students in Transitional Math courses, Hawkes Learning is an innovative, educational courseware platform providing instructional content and mastery-based learning to enhance student success. The Hawkes Learning never outsources its support, and offers 24/7 live chat and telephone consults M-F 8:30 am – 10:00 pm ET (answered within 4 rings).
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. (LearningExpress Library is a public service sponsored by the WV Library Commission.)
To use this valuable resource, all you have to do is register [←click here]. Registration creates your own account called "My Center," which allows you to use any of the available tests, courses, or eBooks. "My Center" is completely private; only you can see it.
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A project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE), HippoCampus provides "high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge." (See the "User requirements" to make sure that your computer has the necessary downloads of free software that enable it to access the learning content on the site.)