A student getting tutoring help from the TLC staff.

Teaching and Learning Center

The Teaching and Learning Center is located on the first floor of the Learning Resource Center in the back left corner of the library. The TLC is OCTC’s free academic support center. The TLC offers a variety of services and programs to help you succeed on your educational journey.

Contact us at (270) 852-8964.

What kind of help can I receive?

We offer a variety of free services and programs, including:

  • Peer and professional tutoring supplied by TLC staff, qualified student tutors, and faculty volunteers
  • Online test proctoring
  • Compass Retesting Remediation
  • SkillsTutor
  • Study skills and test taking support
  • Techniques to overcome test anxiety
  • Approaches to improving time management
  • Research methods
  • MLA and APA instruction
  • Make-up test administration
  • Blackboard assistance
  • Workshops
  • Tutor training
  • E-mail account set-up
  • Classroom presentations

What tutoring can be found in the TLC?

Our tutors help to reinforce class material, explaining it in one-on-one and group sessions. High demand areas include math, English, computer, and medical programs, such as nursing and radiography. Tutoring, based on requested areas, extends beyond these subjects too. Tutors review writing assignments, help you create good study habits, identify your learning style, help you overcome obstacles such as text anxiety, improve time management, evaluate test-taking skills, and assist with computer needs.

What computer services are available?

We have 12 Internet accessible computers that you can use.

  • Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher,)
  • SkillsTutor
  • Keyboarding Pro
  • Critical Thinking
  • ACT Review
  • Anatomy Flashcards