Study Center – What a Concept!
– With the help of those in the AVC Learning Center (especially the Writing
Center 's Diane Flores-Kagan) and a $40,000 grant from Verizon, the ESL Study
Center (ESC) has been serving the needs of English language learners for the
past several years.
The Components of the ESC
Space for everything and everyone
Resources which are varied and effective
Tutors who care for students
Students who are motivated
The Benefits of the ESC
Technology (hardware, software, texts, games, etc.)
Interaction (with tutors or other students in small groups)
Comfort (a low-stress, learner-centered environment)
Customization (both high and low Ss get what they need/want)
The Services of the ESC