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Learning Center

The Learning Center supports all students through a variety of services including tutoring, study strategies and techniques, and workshops that enhance classroom learning.

Fall 2014 Tutoring
September 2 - December 17
(Math & Science Tutoring August 25)

Des Plaines Campus
Skokie Campus

 

Announcements
Des Plaines, Skokie

Tuesdays in Des Plaines (Rm. 2400)
Wednesdays in Skokie (Rm. P234)
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Time Management
DP: 11/4
RHC: 11/5

Study Skills
DP: 9/9 & 9/30; 10/28; 11/25
RHC: 9/10; 10/1 & 10/29; 11/26

Test Taking
DP: 9/16; 10/7; 11/18; 12/2
RHC: 9/17; 10/8; 11/19; 12/3

College-level Writing
DP: 9/23 & 10/14
RHC: 9/24; 10/15; 11/12

 

Featured Services
Test Performance Analysis

How well did you do on your objective test? Learn how to raise your grades for next time! Contact Evanthia Rosati, Learning Specialist, at 847.635.1795 or erosati@oakton.edu

Des Plaines
Saturday, 1/17/15 @ 9am, Rm. 1604
NLN Pre-Admission Test

The National League of Nursing Pre-Admission Test required for ranking for Admission to Oakton’s Associate Degree Nursing Program, is administered during the times listed above. Test results will only be sent to Oakton’s ADN program. Students must register one week before the test date in the Alliance office.



Upcoming Workshops and Events


09/23/2014 - Improving your Interpersonal Skills
This workshop will provide students with information about the importance of learning interpersonal skills and improving communication with others. The session will teach you how to express yourself, improve your listening skills, respond effectively, and be assertive when working with others.

09/23/2014 - College-Level Writing (Des Plaines)
Take your writing to the next level. Discover how to define and support a thesis statement; synthesize and develop your ideas; polish your sentence structure; and improve clarity and style.

09/24/2014 - College-Level Writing (Skokie)
Take your writing to the next level. Discover how to define and support a thesis statement; synthesize and develop your ideas; polish your sentence structure; and improve clarity and style.

09/30/2014 - Study Skills (Des Plaines)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

10/01/2014 - Study Skills (Skokie)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

10/07/2014 - Test Taking (Des Plaines)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

10/08/2014 - Test Taking (Skokie)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

10/14/2014 - College-Level Writing (Des Plaines)
Take your writing to the next level. Discover how to define and support a thesis statement; synthesize and develop your ideas; polish your sentence structure; and improve clarity and style.

10/15/2014 - College-Level Writing (Skokie)
Take your writing to the next level. Discover how to define and support a thesis statement; synthesize and develop your ideas; polish your sentence structure; and improve clarity and style.

10/28/2014 - Study Skills (Des Plaines)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

10/29/2014 - Study Skills (Skokie)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

11/04/2014 - Time Management - Des Plaines
Juggling classes, homework, studying, family, and a job? Learn how to create a schedule, set goals, and generate to-do lists that can keep you on task-and on the path to academic success.

11/05/2014 - Time Management - Skokie
Juggling classes, homework, studying, family, and a job? Learn how to create a schedule, set goals, and generate to-do lists that can keep you on task-and on the path to academic success.

11/12/2014 - College-Level Writing (Skokie)
Take your writing to the next level. Discover how to define and support a thesis statement; synthesize and develop your ideas; polish your sentence structure; and improve clarity and style.

11/18/2014 - Test Taking (Des Plaines)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

11/19/2014 - Test Taking (Skokie)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

11/25/2014 - Study Skills (Des Plaines)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

11/26/2014 - Study Skills (Skokie)
Attending class is the easy part. Now, you need to absorb and retain all that knowledge! Master key study skills– from note taking and highlighting to annotating and critical reading.

12/02/2014 - Test Taking (Des Plaines)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

12/03/2014 - Test Taking (Skokie)
No need to panic when you face that exam. Improve your test performance with strategies that help you identify patterns, draw on previous knowledge, and select the right answers with confidence.

When classes are in session

Des Plaines Campus
Room 2400
847.635.1658

Skokie Campus
Room A135
847.635.1434

Spring & Fall Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer Semester Hours (June & July)
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Interim Hours (Between Semesters)
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 

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