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2012 - 2013 Catalog 
    
2012 - 2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Learning Laboratories


On the City Park Campus, there are a number of learning laboratories for students:

The Reading Lab, located in the west wing area on the second floor of Isaac Delgado Hall (Building 1), provides tutoring and computer services for students in reading courses. The Individualized/Prescriptive Lab in 212W4 offers one-to-one tutoring in reading problems and the Computer Assisted Lab in 221W offers specialized reading software and programs, word processing, Internet research, and reading skills tutorials.

The Writing Center, which houses the English Composition and Grammar Labs for the Communication Division, provides one-to-one tutoring in writing, as well as computer resources—word processing, Internet access for writing-related research, and software tutorials for grammar and writing. Located on the second floor west wing of Isaac Delgado Hall (Building 1/216W), the Writing Center is open to students with writing projects in all disciplines. The Writing Center is open Monday through Saturday, fall and spring semesters. The American Sign Language Skills Lab is also located within the Writing Center (Building 1/216W) and provides software and video services for students enrolled in American Sign Language courses in the Communication Division. Hours for this lab vary.

The English as a Second Language (ESL) Listening/Speaking Classroom is located on the second floor of Delgado Hall (211W). When not in use for ESL conversation classes, the room serves as an open laboratory for students enrolled in the ESL program to work on listening, speaking, and pronunciation activities. Students should see an ESL instructor for current lab hours.

The Mathematics Learning Center is located on the second floor of Building 2 (CP02), Room 217.  Paraprofessional tutors are available to assist students enrolled in mathematics courses at Delgado. Videotapes and computer tutorials for most mathematics courses are available for student use at home or in the lab. The Center is open only when classes are in session. During the fall and spring semesters, the Learning Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The phone number for the Center is (504) 671-6424.

The Hibernia Enrichment Center is located on the City Park Campus in Building 1, Room 108W. The Center provides computer-based instruction in reading, English, and study skills. In addition to computer-based instruction, the Center offers students enrolled at Delgado a place to study, access to multimedia study skills programs, Microsoft Office programs, and the Internet. The Center is open Monday through Friday.

The West Bank Campus:

The West Bank Campus English Learning Resources Center is in Room 107 of Building 1. The Center provides a number of services, including tutoring in English, Reading, and Study Skills; computers and instructional software; word processing programs and printers; workshops on writing term papers; and telecourse materials and videotapes. The computers are available to all students. The English Learning Resources Center is open Monday through Friday, including evenings, and on Saturday morning. The telephone number is (504) 762-3131; the FAX number is (504) 361-6411.

The West Bank Campus Math Tutoring Center is in Room 104 of Building 1.  The Center offers tutoring in mathematics, assistance with the MyMathLab program, and use of videotapes, textbooks, and computers.  The Center is open Monday through Friday, including evenings, and on Saturday morning.  The telephone number is (504) 762-3230.

Charity School of Nursing:

The Charity School of Nursing Computer-Assisted Learning Laboratory was initiated through a grant from the Helene Fuld Foundation. In addition to 36 computers, it houses a file server, printer, scanner, and 236 software programs. The computer laboratory is available from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Charity Nursing Skills Laboratories are equipped with hospital beds, furnishings, and equipment arranged in simulated patient units. There are medical mannequins, models, and durable disposable equipment and supplies for students to practice and demonstrate nursing procedures. The laboratories are open from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Charity School of Nursing Dr. J. Terence Kelly Human Patient Simulator Lab is equipped with computer-driven lifelike models that speak, breathe, have heartbeats and pulses, and respond to nursing interventions just as real humans would. This technology provides opportunities for students to use nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills in real-to-life scenarios.

Northshore:

Both of Delgado’s Northshore locations offer a student learning resource center where students can receive assistance in math, English, and reading. The Covington and Slidell sites also house computer labs that offer lab hours for students.

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