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  • University Writing Center & MaRCS

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    5. 5. Dyscalculia<br />Math learning disability or difficulty involving a difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics. <br />Similar to dyslexia and can include confusion about math symbols. <br />Dyscalculia can also occur as the result of some types of brain injury.<br />Dyscalculia occurs in people across the whole IQ range. <br />Effects 5% of the population<br />dyscalculia.org<br />
    6. 6. Math Resource Center for Students & University Writing Center <br />Group 4 Dugongs <br />
    7. 7. Math Resource Center for Students (MaRCS)<br />
    8. 8. MaRCS<br />MaRCS provides free tutoring for all undergraduate math courses.<br />Tutors are undergraduate and graduate students who have mastered the contents areas they help students with.<br />Walk in basis. No appointment is necessary.<br />
    9. 9. What you need to do.<br />Show up  check in  sign up  learn!<br />What you need to bring.<br />Textbook and paperwork associated with the class<br />Your questions!<br />Things to keep in mind.<br />The tutors are there to help you understand and answer your questions, not to do your homework.<br />Tutors are not permitted to work on your homework or take-home exams. <br />
    10. 10. Location and Hours of Operation<br />UTEP Library Room 218<br />Spring 2011 Hours of operation:<br />Monday - 9:00am to 6:00pm<br />Tuesday - 9:00am to 6:00 pm<br />Wednesday - 9:00am to 7:00 pm<br />Thursday - 9:00am to 6:00pm<br />Friday - 9:00am to 2:00pm<br />Saturday - 11:00am to 2:00pm<br />Sunday - 6pm to 9pm<br />(915) 747-5366 <br />marcs.utep.edu<br />
    11. 11. University Writing Center<br />Services<br /><ul><li>Analyze your audience
    12. 12. Understand different types of writing, such as response papers, research reports, summaries, and arguments
    13. 13. Decide on the appropriate format for your writing
    14. 14. Brainstorm ideas and organize your thoughts
    15. 15. Find the right words to express yourself
    16. 16. Decide on the best way to revise your drafts
    17. 17. Learn how to correct grammatical errors
    18. 18. Document your sources</li></li></ul><li>University Writing Center<br />Availability       <br /><ul><li>Monday 9-5
    19. 19. Tuesday 9-7
    20. 20. Wednesday 9-7
    21. 21. Thursday 9-5
    22. 22. Friday 9-2
    23. 23. Saturday CLOSED
    24. 24. Sunday 1-5</li></li></ul><li>University Writing Center<br /><ul><li>Online Tutoring
    25. 25. Become a Tutor</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />

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