JLC Developmental Services

The developmental services offered by the Jones Learning Center help students learn better study skills, and help improve basic skills in reading, writing, math and science.

Study Skills

  • Course for freshmen taught by study skills specialist teaches:
    • Time management
    • Comprehension strategies
    • Note taking
    • Memory techniques
    • Test-taking strategies


  • Course for freshmen taught by writing specialist teaches:
    • Writing skills needed for college
    • Research
    • Critical thinking
    • Organization
    • Critical reading
  • Labs held for all required English courses


  • Individual or small group instruction
  • Multi-sensory
  • Teaches vocabulary building, reading comprehension, phonics, increasing reading speed


  • Basic math skills taught by a math specialist
  • Labs for math and science courses