University of Portland Bulletin 2012-2013

Learning Resource Center

Norah Martin, Ph.D., director

Br. Thomas Giumenta, C.S.C., learning assistance counselor

The Learning Resource Center, located in Franz Hall room 120, serves the mission of the University and of the College of Arts and Sciences by providing comprehensive learning support including peer assistants for writing, math, speech, group process, and international languages, as well as a language lab and a professional learning assistance counselor.

The Learning Resource Center provides students with out-of-class assistance that supplements classroom instruction and, in some cases, can make the concepts of a subject clearer. Assistants provide knowledgeable feedback on assignments, software allows more time to practice international languages, and the learning assistance counselor can suggest breakthrough strategies that assist student learning.

A lounge area in the Learning Resource Center is available for students who wish to study or who are waiting for an appointment with an assistant.