Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 47

To assist students further, all labs are supplied with reference materials, selected texts, and
helpful handouts.
D. Writing Center and Math Center
The Humanities/Mathematics divisions, in conjunction with the Student Support Center,
provide a Writing Center and Math Center to assist non-learning support students in
achieving maximum success in their coursework.
The Writing Center, located in room G-132 in the Student Center building, offers
individualized assistance with writing assignments for all subject areas. The Writing Center
is staffed by professionals and student tutors who provide constructive feedback throughout
the writing process, utilizing an active learning approach that allows students to take
complete responsibility for their success. Computers, printers, Internet access, style
manuals, and other writing aids are available for student usage free of charge to assist in
research and the preparation of writing assignments.
The Writing Center is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m.on Friday. Summer semester hours may vary. For more information, call
Distance learning students have complete access to all services provided by the writing
The Math Center, located in room B-222 in the Science/Math building, offers
individualized assistance in all non-learning support mathematics subjects. The Math
Center is staffed by professionals and student tutors who provide constructive feedback
and one-on-one tutoring in the foundations of problem solving with emphasis on the use of
technology as a problem-solving tool. Computers, printers, calculators, and mathematics
reference materials are available for student usage free of charge to assist in problem
solving and completion of assignments. An online math tutor is available via web
conferencing technology to at-a-distance students Tuesday & Thursdays 6:00pm to
10:00pm and Saturdays & Sundays 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Students access this service at
The Math Center is open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more
information, call 317-6883.
E. Distance Learning – Multiple Options
Darton State College offers a variety of distance learning options for students seeking
alternatives to traditional classroom instruction. Students may pursue a variety of courses
in the core curriculum and selected degree programs through online courses, telecourses,
video conferencing, or video streaming. Registration and admissions for distance learning
classes follow the same procedures as for traditional enrollment at Darton State College.
Students are expected to meet regular admissions deadlines and are eligible to apply and
register online after submitting the paperwork. See Darton State College Admissions
Procedures. Distance Learning courses at Darton State College are supported by the
Academic Technology Services Department, Technical Services/Helpdesk Department, the
Darton State College Library, the Georgia Library Catalogs, and the Darton State College
Bookstore. The Online Learning web site at
provides additional
information on online learning course offerings, online degrees, certificates and transfer
options, policies, procedures, and distance learning student services. Darton State College
provides free technical support for distance learning through the WebHelp Desk. Technical
support may be requested by phone at (229) 317-6704 (local) or 1-800-861-8318 for
students outside the Albany, GA calling area. Assistance is also available on the web at
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