Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center

 

Tutoring Services will be offered in person and virtually.

For tutoring assistance contact the Tutoring Center.

tutoring@lockhaven.edu

 

The Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center

Betty B. Schantz was a long-time supporter of her Alma Mater. In 2008, Betty designated development funds that she had raised for support of Tutorial Services. This support enabled Lock Haven University to establish the Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center. This Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center, which started in the former library at East Campus, is now located and thrives in the Stephanie A. Wollock Learning Commons on the second floor of the Stevenson Library.

 

Enter your information to request a tutor by clicking on the button below.  After you enter your request, if there is no tutor available for the course you need help with, email Reed Mellinger, rbm104@commonwealthu.edu , the course name, number, and professor.  Every attempt will be made to find you the assistance your require. 

Need a Tutor

Tutors are needed in many courses of study.  There is a high need in the areas of English/language arts, math, and science.  If you done well in previous courses and like to help people we could use you as a tutor.  These are paid positions and look great on a resume.  Come join our team!

Become a Tutor

 

Tutorial Services contact information:

Center Assistant Information
Contact Information:
 

Please contact the Director Reed Mellinger at rbm104@commonwealthu.edu or 570-484-2442

 

Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center  

Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center

Location: 2nd Floor, Stephanie A. Wollock Learning Commons, Stevenson Library
Phone: (570) 484-2442

Director:  Reed Mellinger, rbm104@lcommonwealthu.edu, 570-484-2442

Zoom Link: https://commonwealthu-edu.zoom.us/j/7233113354?pwd=V2lmZERuYUNNNkFYeXptT2ZWQm9aQT09

Secretary:  Kristin Dann, 206 Ulmer Hall, kdann@commonwealthu.edu , 570-484-2345

  • Scheduled one-hour session, ideally weekly.
  • Discuss the class with a tutor and classmates in groups no larger than six.
  • Sessions are usually 1 hour per week.  

Reed Mellinger's Office Hours: 

  • Mondays:  10 AM - Noon and 1 PM - 2 PM
  • Tuesdays:  10 AM - Noon  and 1 PM - 4 PM
  • Wednesdays:  10 AM - Noon and 1 PM - 2 PM
  • Thursdays:  10 AM - Noon and 1 PM - 2 PM
  • Fridays:  10 AM - Noon and 1 PM - 2 PM
Math Tutoring

Math Center Contact Information

Location: 409 Robinson Learning Center
Phone: (570) 484-2442

Spring 2024 Hours: 

Mondays:  10 AM - 2 PM

Tuesday:  11 AM - 2 PM 

Wednesday:  10 AM - 2 PM

Thursday :  11 AM - 2 PM

Friday:  10 AM - 1 PM  (Pre Calc and lower)

24/7 Math Help through NetTutor.  You can find NetTutor in your D2L.  Look for NetTutor under Quicklinks.

Contact Reed Mellinger / rbm104 @lockhaven.edu 

EMAIL: lhumathcenter@lockhaven.edu | Math Center Assistants | 

Writing Tutoring

Writing Center Contact Information

Located: 2nd Floor, Stephanie A. Wollock Learning Commons, Stevenson Library
Phone: (570) 484-2442

In Person Spring 2024 Hours: 

Mondays:  3 PM - 6 PM

Tuesdays: 12:15 PM - 5 PM

Wednesdays:  1 PM - 5 PM

Thursdays:  12:15 PM - 5 PM

Fridays:  1 PM - 4:30 PM

Sundays:  2 PM - 5:30 PM

Face to Face / On-line meeting available:

Link for WALES:  https://www.bloomu.edu/offices-directory/writing-and-literacy-engagement-studio-wales 

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LHU Writing Center Information:

What you can expect from us:

  • We will review your paper (with you) for structure, flow and thought development.  We will ask questions for you to consider when you revise your work.
  • We focus on your development as a writer.  We are not an editing service, but we will look for patterns of error.
  • We will be respectful and engage with you a facilitative learning environment.\

What we expect from you:

  • Visit the Writing Center or submit your paper with ample time for revision.  Please allow up to three (3) business days for submitted papers to be returned.  
  • When possible, come with or submit the assignment directions and draft materials with the paper.
  • Take responsibility for all final drafts and revisions.  It is your work!

Submitting Your Work Virtually:

In preparation for a session to work on your writing, you can attach a copy of your paper and if possible, the assignment directions and draft materials in an email to the address below.  In addition, give us a little bit of information about the paper and the class it is for.   We will reach out to you to set up an appointment to go over your paper one-on-one either in person or through zoom.

EMAIL: lhuwriting@lockhaven.edu | Writing Center Assistants |

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Additional Writing Help:

Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio (WALES)

The Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio (WALES) at BU enjoys easing the writing process for all BU, LHU, or MU graduate or undergraduate student students of every major. We are a free resource that offers peer support for undergraduate and graduate writers at any stage of their reading and writing process. We are a diverse staff of peer writing consultants who represent a variety of backgrounds and majors and share the common goal of working with you to develop your skills and help you grow as a writer or a reader. You set the agenda for the appointment—whether you're concerned about getting started, or about clarity, grammar, organization, citations, or any other aspect of writing or the English language.

Link for WALES:  https://www.bloomu.edu/offices-directory/writing-and-literacy-engagement-studio-wales 

WALES will offer online consulting through Zoom to any BU, LHU, or MU graduate or undergraduate student, through which you will be able to speak and share your screen with a WALES Consultant. To arrange for an online session, send an appointment request to wales@bloomu.edu from your university email address at least 24 hours in advance.

We will monitor email during the day, and you should receive confirmation of your online appointment within 12-24 hours of making your request. Our space in Bakeless 206 on the BU campus will not be open this summer.

At the time of the appointment, please log into your university email account where you should receive a link to an online room. You will be asked to provide your student number and other information, as you would in a face-to-face session in the WALES.

Who uses the WALES?

Though we work effectively with inexperienced writers, we also work effectively with upper-level undergraduate and graduate students from many disciplines. Students who use us are those who care about their writing and care about developing their abilities as writers. Writing is a process, and good writers recognize the benefits of working on a draft with an audience.

What happens during a tutoring session?

You control what happens during your tutoring session. We can work together to address issues related to organization, thesis, confusion about an assignment, how to get started with the paper, MLA/APA/Chicago or other formats, or problems with mechanics. Typically (but not always) we have writers read papers out loud to help them catch their own problems and errors. We are confident that your paper will generally improve as a result of the session, but what we're most excited about is helping you to develop as a writer with each visit.

What does NOT happen during a tutoring session?

You can't drop off your paper and have us fix it. We help you work to improve your own draft. We're happy to work with you, and we're happy to talk about mechanics or what you don't understand, but you are responsible for catching simple editing mistakes.

We are a great audience and enjoy discussing your paper or anything writing or reading related to you. We don't judge what you've written or your abilities. Wherever you are as a writer or reader, we want to help you to become stronger overall.

We also don't talk to your faculty or anyone about your session, but if you ask us to, we will send an email to your faculty notifying them that you worked with us.

 

 

 

Peer Research Consultants

Peer Research Consultants

Who are Peer Research Consultants?

Peer Research Consultants (PRCs) are students hired and trained through The North Hall Library and The MU Learning Center. The purpose of PRCs is to support Mansfield University / Commonwealth U students with written research projects by providing research assistance and information about library and Learning Center services and resources. PRCs engage with other students one-on-one, in small groups, with other tutors, and librarians.  For Commonwealth students at LHU or Bloomsburg, sessions can be scheduled via zoom.

What can Peer Research Consultants help me with?

Research assistance may include:

  • using the library catalog,
  • simple database searching,
  • locating library materials,
  • peer-level guidance on planning and executing written research projects, and
  • referrals to library and other faculty when additional support is needed.

Want to work with a Peer Research Consultant?

Find out more information about them and how to book an appointment at https://library.commonwealthu.edu/prcs

If you have any questions about Peer Research Consultants, please reach out to Holly Jackson, Student Success Librarian at hjackson@mansfield.edu or (570) 662-4688,  Dr. Chris Cummings, Learning Center Director at ccumming@mansfield.edu or 570-662-4828, Brian Arden, Assoc. Professor / Librarian Stevenson Library at barden@lockhaven.edu or 570-484-2312, or Reed Mellinger, Director of Tutoring at LH, rbm104@commonwealthu.edu or 570-484-2442.

NetTutor

NetTutor

Students unable to connect with a peer tutor should work with NetTutor for support. Students can link to it directly from their home page in BRIGHTSPACE.  Look at the drop-down menu under Quicklinks. Many subjects are staffed 24/7 by professional tutors and all others have generous hours of availability.

Once in NetTutor you will be able to drop-in and/or schedule Help Sessions.  Some subjects like MATH are supported 24/7.  Others have specific times when help is available.  There are some areas that may not be currrently supported.

For Help / Questions please contact the Learning Center director.

Most content areas are available, including:

  • accounting
  • anthropology
  • biology
  • business
  • chemistry
  • computer science
  • economics
  • finance
  • languages
  • marketing
  • math
  • physics
  • political science
  • psychology

And plenty more!

           

Contact Us

 

Tutorial Services

Reed Mellinger, Coordinator
215 Stevenson Library, Lock Haven University
 570-484-2442

 

 

Contact our Office

Betty B. Schantz Tutorial Center
2nd Floor, Stevenson Library
 570-484-3598

 

Contact Our Admissions Office

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
admissions@lockhaven.edu
570-484-2027

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