Dr. Stacy Cummings Onks and the University Advisement Center coordinate the courses, enrollments, and student support for all three Learning Support Areas. The UAC provides instructor support for Learning Support sections with the UAC advisors visiting Learning Support classrooms to provide academic advising services for the students enrolled in these courses.
Learning Support - Reading
Learning Support - Reading courses are taught by faculty housed in the Department of Communication. Please refer to the ETSU Department of Communication Studies website for more information about the faculty or you may call 423-439-7676.
Learning Support - Writing
Learning Support - Writing courses are taught by faculty housed in the Department of Literature and Language under the coordination of Dr. Michael Briggs. Please refer to the ETSU Department of Literature and Language website for more information about the faculty or you may call 423-439-4339.
Learning Support - Mathematics
Learning Support - Math courses are taught by faculty housed in the Department of Mathematics under the coordination of Dr. Daryl Stephens. Please refer to the ETSU Department of Mathematics website for information about faculty or you may call 423-439-4349.
The following are descriptions of the Learning Support courses. Successful completion will meet the Learning Support requirements in each of the designated areas.
COMM2025 - Lsections - Learning Support in ReadingThe Learning Support reading courses are completed within enhanced general education course. These enhanced courses focus on reading comprehension skills.
ENGL1010 - Lsections - Learning Support in WritingEmphasis on paragraph and sentence-level writing, generation and organization of ideas, and recognized conventions of mechanics and usage.
MATH1530 - Lsections - Learning Support in MathematicsReal number sense of operations; operations with algebraic expressions; analyzing graphs; solving linear equations and proporations; modeling and critical thinking. Exact topics will be determined by the student's diangostic test score (diagnostic test to be administered at the first class meeting).