Center for Learning & Teaching
Bowdoin College has a group of programs developed to support learning and teaching throughout the curriculum. The programs and the EMS advisor are housed in Kanbar Hall and work cooperatively to enhance Bowdoin's curricular resources and to strengthen students' academic experience. The Center for Learning and Teaching programs include Academic Mentoring, Quantitative Reasoning, the Writing Project, and EMS and are described below. The Center is located in Kanbar 102 and in addition to being a location for tutoring, mentoring, advising and study groups, is also available for studying during open hours (see below).
Useful Forms Compliments of the Center for Learning and Teaching:
- Course To Do List
- Daily Schedule
- Note Paper With Lines
- Note Paper Without Lines
- Study Group Sign-In Sheet
- Weekly To Do List
Information about the Programs
Provides support to students including help with reading, time management, organization, general learning strategies, and help in specific courses. Daytime drop in hours available.The Program is located in the Center for Learning and Teaching, Kanbar Hall, Room 102.
Quantitative Reasoning Program
Eric Gaze, Director
Provides support to students in understanding and using numerical information. Peer tutors provide study groups and some individual tutorials for students in quantitative courses. The Q-Reasoning Program is located in the Center for Learning and Teaching, Kanbar Hall, Room 102.
Kathleen O'Connor, Director
Students in any discipline work with peer writing assistants to improve their writing process and strengthen their writing. Writing assistants work with students in selected courses, drop-in workshops, and semester – or year-long partnerships. The Writing Project is located in the Center for Learning and Teaching, Kanbar Hall, Room 102.
E M S (English for Multi-Lingual Speakers)
Lisa Flanagan, Advisor
Students who are multi-lingual or who have parents who are non-native speakers of English may work with Lisa Flanagan, EMS tutor. They may seek help with understanding assignments and reading strategies; grammar; outlining, revising, and editing; and the conventions of scholarly writing. To schedule an appointment to meet with the E M SL Advisor, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Lisa is available Mondays 8:30 - 4:00, Wednesdays 8:30 - 5:00, and Fridays 8:30 - 5:00. Lisa's office is located in Kanbar Hall, Room 102B.
Writing and Rhetoric
Meredith McCarroll, Director
Meredith's office is located in Kanbar Hall, Room 102E. She can be reached at email@example.com or 207-721-5056.
Academic Year Office Hours for the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) - Tutoring for Success!
Supporting Achievement! Please drop by:
Daytime hours: Sunday: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Evening hours: Sunday - Thursday: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm