Directed Learning Activities
Directed Learning Activities provide supplemental support for students looking to gain additional understanding of key concepts through practice grounded in contextual learning. With support and guidance from English faculty, tutors in the LRC Tutoring Center now facilitate Directed Learning Activities for students of all English and writing levels.
Logistics for Students
- Students can complete a DLA by making an appointment through our online appointment schedule, or by dropping by the Tutoring Center located in LRC 212.
- DLAs should take 45 minutes to complete, with time for a 15 minute discussion/review with a tutor.
- DLAs will be graded credit/no credit, based on the DLA rubric which will be reviewed by both the tutor and student.
- DLAs must be completed in blue or black ink.
- Student will receive completed hard copy of their DLA.
- Electronic DLA Credit Forms must be completed by the tutor and student, and emailed to the student and instructor.
List of Directed Learning Activities
|Simple Sentences||Colons and Semicolons||Summary Writing|
|Fragments||Subject/Verb Agreement||Verb Tense Consistency|
|Run-ons, Comma Splices||Crafting Thesis Statements||Topic Sentences|
|MLA Format||Transition Sentences||Organizing and Outlining Ideas|
|APA Format||Evidence- Supporting the Thesis||Active/Passive Voice|
|Answering a Prompt||Active reading Strategies||Reading Textbooks|
|Compound and Complex Sentences||Commas|
Videos for the above DLAs can be found here: Saddleback DLA video links
For questions regarding DLAs, please email Professor Carrie Goulding (firstname.lastname@example.org)