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Learning Commons

The Learning Commons brings together resources and programs to advance teaching and learning, online and across the physical space of Western Libraries.

Commons partners include:

Each of these services focuses on a specific academic area to help all students and faculty succeed.

  • Center for Instructional Innovation & Assessment

    Dedicated to the enhancement of teaching and learning through innovation and course development.

  • Center for Service-Learning

    Creates positive social change through meaningful partnership throughout WWU and the community.

  • Research and Instruction

    Focus is on your research needs. Get citation assistance, in-depth database, catalog and Internet help.

  • Student Technology Center

    Workshops, peer tutoring, tutorials and other advanced equipment and software.

  • Teaching-Learning Academy

    A dialogue forum to explore multiple views of teaching and learning at WWU - open to all  including students, faculty, staff, and community members.

  • The Tutoring Center

    Develop learning skills, master course content and improve academic performance!

  • Viking Village

    An online community where the campus engages in civil discourse, creative expression, and information sharing.

  • The Writing Center

    Writing assistants offer strategies to improve your writing process, help intrepret assignments, brainstorm topics and more!

  • Writing Instruction Support

    Assistance to faculty teaching writing courses or incorporating writing into their courses.



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About the STC

Phone: 650-4300


Location: Haggard Hall, 2nd Floor

The STC is a place where students attend workshops, schedule peer tutoring, and make use of manuals, tutorials and other advanced equipment and software to promote their learning.


Contact Information

Carmen Werder
Learning Commons Director
(360) 650-7329 

Shevell Thibou
Program Coordinator
(360) 650-7368 

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