There are two devices outlined in the University Catalog which give flexibility to students who want to maintain reasonably high grade point averages:
The Achievement Center (AC) Services: The Achievement Center exists to promote student success by providing supportive resources for students at no additional cost. The center offers a number of services for all undergraduate students who would like to improve their learning skills and academic success at LETU. Services include Supplemental Instruction (SI), Tutoring, Math Lab, and Study Skills Coaches. For more information, visit the Achievement Center at www.letu.edu/AchievementCenter or drop by. We are located down the hall from the International office.
Supplemental Instruction (SI): The SI program is a series of supplemental weekly review sessions for students taking historically difficult courses. Each session is led by a SI leader, who facilitates interactive activities related to the course material. SI leaders are students who have already successfully completed the course and who will regularly attend the class again, in order to prepare supplemental instruction for those attending the SI sessions. It is highly recommended that you schedule these sessions as a part of the course if a SI is assigned. Typically, students who regularly attend SI sessions improve their overall course grade. At the beginning of each semester SI schedules are posted at www.letu.edu/AchievementCenter.
Tutoring: The AC provides students with one-on-one peer tutoring for numerous courses at LeTourneau. Obtaining a tutor early in the semester can significantly improve course grades. Drop by and we will help you navigate the process. Tutortrac.letu.edu.
Math Lab: Math Lab is a drop-in tutoring service that can provide assistance in a wide range of undergraduate math courses. Math Lab is held in the AC. Visit www.letu.edu/AchievementCenter for days and times.
Writing Center: LeTourneau students can now take advantage of this new resource located in the AC. It is a free drop-in tutoring service designed to offer help for students who may be struggling with writing assignments. This is a great place to check your English on assignments.
Learning Strategies Coaches: Mastering academic skills remains one of the most challenging issues for university students today. Our learning strategies coaches are undergraduate students trained to help you master the academic skills you need to be successful in your college courses. A learning strategies coach can help you discover strategies targeted to your specific learning style, needs, and course of study.