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KBC Learning Resource Center

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The KBC LRC is committed to supporting and guiding students as they strive to reach the highest standards of academic success.
The KBC Learning Resource Center is the ideal location for Homer-based students to gather and study together.

Learning Resource Center Services

The KBC Learning Resource Center, located in Bayview Hall, is open for all students.

Hours: 8: 30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Services offered include:

  • Individualized tutoring
  • Computer lab with 6 computers
  • Group study area
  • Dictionaries, handbooks, and thesauruses
  • White board for working problems
  • Calculators
  • Test proctoring

Pioneer Hall also has a large computer lab open until 7:00 pm Monday-Thursday. Friday it is open until 5:30. The Commons can be used for study, too. 

KBC’s library is located in Pioneer Hall for quiet study space and many library resources can be found here

 

LCR Writing Lab Small, black and white writing pad and pen graphic.

Caroline Venuti is the writing specialist. Venuti offers assistance in using APA, MLA, and CES formats. Students can be prepared for their time with the writing specialist by:

  • Bringing in the assignment sheet
  • Reading over your writing so you are more able to focus for the tutoring session
  • Writing down any questions that you have about the assignment or your writing

Venuti's hours are from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday and from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday.

Other Academic Resources

LCR Math Lab Math function symbols

Duncan Wanamaker is the KBC Math Specialist. Wanamaker's goal is to help students with a particular problem and help them to ultimately understand the concept and to be able independently solve problems without the tutor. Students are asked to be prepared for their time with the math specialist by: 

  • First, attempt the problem
  • Write down questions
  • Bring assignment and textbook
  • Ask questions you may have about assignments
  • After your session: Review, Study and Explain

Wanamakers hours are from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.

Other Math Resources

LCR Testing Center Graphic depicting a person sitting a desk.

The Learning Resource Center provides test proctoring at its Testing Center, where students and community members can take exams for:  online courses, national and state licensure, industry and professional certifications, and UAA classes. Placement tests are available also CLEP (credit by examination).

Call 235-1601 to make an appointment. Advanced appointments are required. 

College Readiness Resources

 

Contact Info


Duncan Wanamaker
Math Learning Specialist
Duncan Wanamaker
dewanamaker@alaska.edu
9072351608
Web page
Caroline Venuti
Learning Resource Center Coordinator / Writing Specialist
Caroline Venuti
cmvenuti@alaska.edu
9072351608
Web page
Michelle Waclawski
ABE Coordinator/Instructor
Michelle Waclawski
mvwaclawski@alaska.edu
9072351602
Web page