Learning Center Resources

Learning Center Resources

In addition to various forms of tutoring, the Learning Center also has a variety of physical resources available for use by Penn State Lehigh Valley students, faculty, and staff. These resources are as follows:

Calculators

The Learning Center keeps both scientific and graphing calculators on hand for use in math tutoring sessions. Students have the abilities to utilize these calculators by stopping by the Learning Center.

ESOL Resources

For students that utilize English as their second language (ESOL), a variety of helpful resources are kept on-hand in the Learning Center. These resources include:

  • American Idioms Dictionary
  • Dictionary of American English
  • Phrasal Verbs Dictionary

Languages

For those students who need additional help in foreign languages, the Learning Center keeps a variety of foreign language dictionaries on-hand, including Chinese, French, German, and Spanish.

Print Resources

A large archive of print resources are available for student use in the Learning Center. The archive includes books that focus on academic "survival skills," test anxiety, relaxation techniques, reading skills, getting organized, successful studying habits, and much more.

Test Preparation Materials

The Learning Center offers preparation materials for many graduate-level tests including the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, and Praxis.

Text Books

Please check the Learning Center for the availability of text books. Text books must remain in the Learning Center.

Video Tapes

The Learning Center offers videos that explore tutoring techniques, conquering test anxiety, improving your writing, test-taking skills, and more. Visit the Learning Center to browse these videos.

Writing Resources

Writing resources available in the Learning Center include various editorial style guide manuals (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.), thesaurus, dictionaries, and more. These resources can be utilized to improve your writing.