Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) and High School Equivalency (HSE) Preparation
The Adult Education & Literacy and High School Equivalency Preparation program gives students the knowledge and skills to successfully take the HSE exam. Students will receive skills in communication, information processing, critical thinking and reading, and problem solving. Emphasis is also placed on students entering the workplace or continuing in higher education.
English as a Second Language (ESL) for Adults
ESL for Adults is a program where adults learning English as a Second Language can improve their English communication skills with help from instructors and community volunteers. Classes focus on different language skills depending on a student’s English abilities, interests and needs. The ESL program focuses on conversational English, grammar, reading, listening, comprehension, writing and vocabulary. ESL students enjoy small class sizes and a personalized approach to learning. This program is not only an opportunity for language learning, but also for cultural exchange and understanding. For more information regarding these services, call 254-298-8620 or 254-298-8599.
The Math Lab provides assistance to students in all mathematics courses. The Lab is located in Room 3606 of the Barron Student Success Center.
The Writing Center provides advice and resources at every stage of the writing process. The goal of the Writing Center is to engage the community in conversations about writing. To that end, the Center provides face-to-face consultations and workshops for writers in all disciplines. Beginning with writers’ needs and concerns, the staff of the Center uses their knowledge and expertise to enhance writers’ understanding of a variety of issues, such as purpose, audience, style and conventions. The staff strives to help writers develop the confidence to make effective writing choices in any writing situation. In these ways, the Center supports the shared goal of other Writing Centers to help create better writers, not just better writing.