Onsite Tutoring

Please select your ESC location from the list below:

Central New York Center - Syracuse, Watertown, Auburn, Ithaca, Binghamton and Utica

Genesee Valley Center - Rochester, Alfred, Batavia, Canandaigua and Corning

Harry Van Arsdale Center for Labor Studies

Hudson Valley Center - Newburgh, Nanuet and Hartsdale

Long Island Center - Hauppauge, Old Westbury and Riverhead

Metropolitan Center - Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island

Niagara Frontier Center - Buffalo, Lockport, Fredonia, Jamestown, and Olean

Northeast Center - Latham, Schenectady, Johnstown, Plattsburgh, Saratoga Springs, and Troy

Center for Distance Learning - Online

Online Tutoring

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Peer Tutoring for Center for Distance Learning (CDL) Courses

Students who are enrolled in CDL (Center for Distance Learning) courses may sign up for peer tutoring.

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Workshops and Events

Academic Skills Workshops

ESC regional centers and the Center for Distance Learning offer free workshops, both onsite and online.  The workshops cover a range of academic skills, including Time Management, Writing College Papers, Paraphrasing and Summarizing, Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism, Basics of Microsoft Word, etc.  

Check Skills Workshop Schedule

@Home Library Workshops    

The @Home library and research skills workshops are offered online in real time by the College librarians via a web conferencing system.  Workshops cover topics such as Introduction to Searching, Choosing the Best Research Materials, Working with Books and E-Books, Citing Your Sources and Using Refworks.  

Go to @Home library workshops to sign up for an upcoming workshop

Submit a Paper

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* Additional options to submit a paper may be available at some ESC locations. Please contact your local office of academic support to determine if a local service is available to you.

Writing Resources

 Writing Resources provides learners with a vast amount of self-paced learning material to help develop different areas of academic writing. Select from the list below to go to the writing resource most appropriate to your needs.

Academic Writing - Types of academic writing, the writing process, building an essay...

Research Writing - Steps in academic research, evaluating sources, developing research questions...

Critical Reading & Writing - Effective reading techniques, interpreting texts, strategies while you read...

Grammar - Nouns, verbs, adjectives, how to avoid fragments and run-ons...

Punctuation -  Apostrophes, commas, colons, semi-colons...  

Writing Exercises - Test your knowledge and practice what you have learned with writing exercises.

ESL/ELL Resources - Resources for English language learners

 

Questions or feedback about ESC's Online Writing Center? Contact us at Learning.Support@esc.edu.