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Language Hub

 

Writing Tutoring Options

Option 1: Face to Face Tutoring in Language Hub

  • Masks required
  • Appointments required
    Call (432) 685-4718 to schedule

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8 am – 8 pm
Wednesday: 8 am – 5:30 pm

Option 2: Submit papers to our dropbox via the Language Hub Online in Canvas 

Hours

Dropbox checked Monday - Thursday 8 am - 8pm & Friday 8 am - Noon Language Hub Online

Submitting Papers for Language Hub Online Tutoring

  1. To submit, you must join the Language Hub Online Canvas course by clicking "Courses," "All courses," "Browse more courses," and click "Join this course," when you see Language Hub Online.
  2. In the first module (Language Hub 2020), see turn it in dropbox labeled "Students submit to a tutor here."
  3. Submit a .doc or .docx file that includes instructions from your instructor in addition to your rough draft. Make sure to copy/paste the instructions into your draft before submitting. This way, our tutors can see what the assignment is. If you have never submitted to turn it in, watch a video located in the module on how to do it.
  4. When the tutor is finished making comments, they will send you a message via Canvas.

Checking Tutor Feedback in the Language Hub Online

  1. To check your feedback, go back to The Language Hub Online course in Canvas.
  2. Click on "modules"
  3. Click on the dropbox that says "students submit paper here."
  4. Click on the title of your paper to open your paper in turn it in.
  5. From there, you can scroll over the bubbles to read your tutor’s comments. You may also wish to click "view in old feedback studio" and make sure "grademark" is selected in the top left-hand corner.

Option 3: Meet with a tutor virtually in the “Writing Virtual Tutoring” Canvas course

Hours

Monday - Thursday 12 - 5 pm & Friday 8 am - Noon

Please make an appointment in advance or do drop-in tutoring. Meetings for drop in tutoring are not guaranteed. If you do not schedule in advance, you may need to wait. 

Join Canvas Course

Students access MS Teams link through a Canvas Course and can join the course by using this link:

Writing Virtual Tutoring Course

Teams Login Instructions

To access Teams (where virtual tutoring takes place), you need your Microsoft 365 username and password. Login instructions can be found on the Office 365 page:

Login Instructions

Join the Session

Once you know your login credentials, scroll down to the tutoring sessions for today's date, and click the link to join the current/active session. You may be asked to wait if someone is already getting help within that virtual meeting.

The tutor may only have their mic on and can turn on the camera if requested. If it is 10 minutes or less until the end of the session time, you may want to refresh and start at the beginning of the next tutor's meeting time. 

For example: Monday, August 24, 12 - 1 pm, Professor Egan is the active session link, but it is already 12:50 pm, you may want to refresh at 1 pm and you should see the session link for the next available tutor come up. 

You may also request an appointment in advance or email questions about virtual tutoring to email segan@midland.edu.

Language Hub Contact

Sara Peterson
Language Hub Coordinator
speterson@midland.edu

Language Hub Students Language Hub Tutors

 

Fall 2020

Limited Capacity

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

7 am – 8 pm

Tutoring Services
8 am - 8 pm
By appointment only, call (432) 685-4718

Wednesday

7 am – 5:30 pm

Tutoring Services


By appointment only

To request an appointment, call (432) 685-4718

8 am - 5:30 pm

Fall 2020


GED Testing

The State GED testing is held in the TC Annex Building, rooms 182 and 180 (the MC Language Hub). Room 182 is the check-in room, and 180 is the testing room.

Cost to take the 4 subjects is $145

GED testing is offered on Monday and Tuesday from 11:45 until 4:30.

Testers check-in for GED testing in the Language Hub. Testers must wear a face mask.

 

Language Hub Online

The Language Hub Online is a free online resource page in Canvas where Midland College students can access videos, handouts, and other resources, as well as access free tutoring via NetTutor.
 

Join Language Hub Online

MC students may join the Canvas course by logging into Canvas and taking these steps:

  • Click "Courses" in the gray toolbar
  • Click "All Courses" at the bottom of the list
  • Click "Browse More Courses" link on the top-right 
  • Find the "Language Hub Online" course
  • Click "Join this Course" link

Available Resources

  • NetTutor (online tutoring)
  • College Success Tips
  • Tips for Learning Online
  • Grammar and Mechanics
  • Formatting in MLA/APA/Chicago
  • Researching
  • Academic Audience Awareness
  • Fundamentals of the Essay
  • Brainstorming
  • Outlining/Organization
  • Revising and Editing
  • Creative Writing Tips
  • Tutor Tips
  • Tips for College Essays
  • and a section of resources for instructors

Questions about The Language Hub Online?

Email Stacy Egan, English Faculty Member, at segan@midland.edu

Workshop Videos

Videos of workshops available on the Language Hub Online Canvas Course include:

  • Commas and Sentence Structure
  • MLA Formatting
  • Research Like a Boss
  • Audience Awareness
  • Lit Tips (Writing for Literature Courses)

Click on the "Language Hub Online" tab (on this page) for more information about accessing our free online resource page in Canvas.

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