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Tutoring when you need it

The Learning Center, located in the library next to the computer lab, offers free tutoring in a variety of subjects on a drop-in basis. You do not need to make an appointment. Our staff is made up of peer, faculty, and staff tutors. The Learning Center promotes active and collaborative learning in a comfortable and supportive environment to help you get the most out of your learning experience at UWECBC. Our goal is to help you develop the learning strategies you need to reach your academic potential as you become an independent, lifelong learner. Tutoring is available in the following areas:

English + Writing

A writing tutor can help you:

  • Develop ideas for your paper
  • Organize your paper
  • Understand basic grammar and punctuation
  • Find sources for your paper
  • Format citations appropriately
  • Learn editing and proofreading strategies
  • Address specific concerns based on your or your instructor's request

When you come in, please bring one or more of the following:

  • The written assignment (topic, requirements, length, etc.)
  • A draft in progress
  • Any previous essays with your instructor's comments

Remember the following tips when coming in:

  • Be sure to leave enough time for your appointment (at least 20 minutes)
  • Be prepared to explain your or your instructor's particular concerns about the paper
Other Writing Resources

Other Student Resources

UWEC-Barron County Library
Library Research Guides
Library Research Assistance


Video: Did You Know? (1)
Video: Did You Know? (2)
Video: Did You Know? (3)

Sites Addressing Plagiarism

Documentation Styles

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Purdue's Online Writing Lab (MLA Formatting and Style Guide)
Video: MLA Citation
Video: MLA Paper Formatting
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Works Cited Page
MLA Sample Paper

American Psychological Association (APA)

Purdue's Online Writing Lab (APA Formatting and Style Guide)
APA Style In-Text Citations
APA Reference Pages APA Sample Paper


Chicago Bibliographies

Turabian Quick Guide (University of Chicago)

Rhetorical Terms

Rhetorical Terms
Video: Rhetoric
Video: Ethos
Video: Kairos
Video: Logos
Video: Pathos
Video: Visual Rhetoric

Grammar & Mechanics
Video: Active and Passive Voice
Active and Passive Voice
Video: Apostrophes
Video: Capitalization
Video: Commas
Video: Dangling Modifiers
Video: Pronouns
Video: Semicolons (Part 1)
Video: Semicolons (Part 2)
Video: Sprawling Sentences

Essay Writing
Introductions and Conclusions
Thesis Statements
Using Transitions
Transitional Phrases Copyright Flowchart

Links to Publications
The Writing Lab Newsletter
Writing Center Journal
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
Currents in Electronic Literacy

Links to Online Writing Labs (OWLS)
OWL at Purdue University
University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center
Portland State University Writing Center
DePaul University Center for Writing-Based Learning
UNC Chapel Hill Writing Center

Other Links
Oxford English Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus Online
The Research Exchange
National Writing Project
WAC Clearinghouse
International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

We help you:

Solve problems and find answers in a variety of math courses
Develop strategies for taking math exams

If there is no one available in The Learning Center, look in Room 217 and ask for Scott.


The following resources may be helpful.
West Texas A&M Virtual Math Lab
Algebra Resources Galore
Cool Math


A peer tutor is not available for the sciences this semester.

Additional Links

Chemistry Coach
Chem Tutor


Learning Center Writing Tutor Hours 

The Learning Center is closed for the summer. If you need assistance or help with research, writing, or formatting an assignment, please reach out to our Academic Librarian, Jennifer Duvall, at or by calling 715-788-6250.

Learning Center Math Tutor Hours

The Learning Center is closed for the summer. Students can email to set up a time for Virtual Math Tutoring. 

Regular tutoring hours will be posted at the beginning of each semester.

If you need tutoring help in another subject area, please contact the following individuals:

Scott Friess
Department of Mathematics
Math Tutorial Coordinator
Ritzinger Hall, Room 217

Kate Worzala
Writing Tutorial Coordinator
Meggers Hall, Room 114

Learning Resource Tools

  • Camps
  • Canvas: The course management system for UW Colleges.
  • Higher Education Location Program (HELP): Provides information concerning admissions, majors and programs, careers, and other information for students, parents, and counselors.
  • Khan Academy: Produces short lessons in the form of videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises.

Academic Success Program

The Academic Success Program works with students to help them achieve academic success and identify areas that are preventing them from achieving their academic goals at UW-Eau Claire – Barron county.

The Solution Center works with students to provide them with the skills needed to be successful college students and establish short- and long-term goals to plan for their academic success. These skills (e.g., time management, study strategies, stress management) are received through a variety of workshops and/or through individual appointments.

If you would like help with developing study strategies and/or a plan for academic success, you can contact:

Sonya Swearingen
Academic Success Program Coordinator
Room 104 Meggers Hall

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