Writing and Reading Center

    

The Writing and Reading Center, located in the Library and Learning Resources Center, offers all Oxnard College students free tutoring for any writing or reading assignment for any class at any stage in the process from planning to the final draft. Our trained tutors and faculty provide a friendly and supportive atmosphere for all students. We can help you improve skills such as brainstorming, understanding the assignment, writing thesis statements, organizing your ideas, reading comprehension, study skills, using accurate citations, improving sentence structure and grammar skills. Additionally, the tutors can help with other types of writing including personal statements for university applications, scholarship essays, resumes, and cover letters. The WRC also offers weekly workshops presented by faculty to help students with writing, reading and study skills in all subjects.

 

Writing Reading Center Hours Fall 2017

Monday   9:00am-2:00pm

Tuesday   9:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am-4:00pm

Thursday 9:00am-2:00pm

 

The Writing and Reading Center offers workshops in writing, reading and study skills.

Workshops are given on Monday from 2-3:00 pm and Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 pm in LLRC 129.

Fall 2018 Workshop Schedule

 

WRC Student Success Workshops

 

The following one-hour workshops are offered this semester each Tuesday from 5:30-6:30PM in the WRC.

 

Developing Grit &Study Skills…..……………………………………...

 

August 28, 2018

Let’s Brainstorm………………………………………………………………..

September 4, 2018

Thesis & Topic Sentence Development…………………………………….…..

September 11, 2018

Essay & Paragraph Structure………………………………………………..….

September 18, 2018

*Advantages of a Growth Mindset………………………………………….

September 25, 2018

Citing in MLA………………………………………………………………..

October 2, 2018

*Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Motivation……………………………………...

October 9, 2018

Paraphrasing, Plagiarism, and Summaries……………………………………..

October 16, 2018

Reading Strategies……………………………………………………………..

October 23, 2018

Note-Taking Skills……………………………………………………………..

October 30, 2018

*Learning from Mistakes…………………………………………………….

November 6, 2018

Sentence Structure & Grammar Tips…………………………………………..

November 13, 2018

Getting Started with Research………………………………………………….

November 27, 2018

Citing in APA…………………………………………………………………..

December 4, 2018

Success with Finals……………………………………………………………..

December 11, 2018

 

 

  1. Workshops are free and open to all Oxnard College students.
  2. For questions about the workshops or suggestions for future workshops, please contact Lisa Helfrich at lhelfrich@vcccd.edu.

 

  1. For additions or changes to the schedule, please check the website at  http://www.oxnardcollege.edu/departments/student-services/tutoring/writing-and-reading-center .

 

*Note: There is no workshop scheduled for November 20th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WRC Student Success Workshops

 The following one-hour workshops are offered this semester each Monday from 2:00-3:00 in LLRC 129.

 

Developing Grit & Study Skills………….…………………………… 

 

August 27, 2018

Thesis & Topic Sentence Development………………………………………..

September 10, 2018

Essay & Paragraph Structure……………………………………………………

September 17, 2018

*Advantages of a Growth Mindset……………………………………………

September 24, 2018

Citing in MLA…………………………………………………………………..

October 1, 2018

*Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Motivation……………………………………….

October 8, 2018

Paraphrasing, Plagiarism, and Summaries………………………………………

October 15, 2018

Reading Strategies………………………………………………………………

October 22, 2018

Note-Taking Skills………………………………………………………………

October 29, 2018

*Learning from Mistakes……………………………………………………...

November 5, 2018

Sentence Structure & Grammar Tips……………………………………………

November 19, 2018

Getting Started with Research…………………………………………………..

November 26, 2018

Citing in APA…………………………………………………………………...

December 3, 2018

Success with Finals……………………………………………………………...

December 10, 2018

 

 

 

 

  1. Workshops are free and open to all Oxnard College students.
  1. For questions about the workshops or suggestions for future workshops, please contact Lisa Helfrich at lhelfrich@vcccd.edu.

 

  1. For additions or changes to the schedule, please check the website at  http://www.oxnardcollege.edu/departments/student-services/tutoring/writing-and-reading-center .

 

 

*Note: there is no workshop scheduled for November 12th .

 

For further information, please contact Writing and Reading Center Director, Kari Tudman at ktudman@vcccd.edu, or Lisa Helfrich at lhelfrich@vcccd.edu.