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What do I do if I can't make it to a tutoring session?
Please cancel your reservation. If you are not able to do so, either call us at 512-410-6538 or email us at email@example.com and let us know.
If you don’t let us know, then that will be considered as a no-show. If you have a total of three no shows, the tutor reservation website will block you from signing up for more sessions for two weeks. That information will be shown above the tutor reservation schedule when you sign in.
Do I need to make a reservation for tutoring session?
YES. Tutoring session, Lab Assignment, and Guided Dialogue are required to make a reservation. There are many options available for you during your tutoring sessions. All the sessions are up to 30 minutes long.
Is there a limit on how many session I can reserve?
YES, there are limits.
Students can not sign up for two consecutive sessions
On the prior week of the actual week of tutoring sessions, students can only sign up for two sessions.
On the actual week of tutoring sessions, students can sign up for two sessions per day if there are any availability.
Does Guided Dialogue have deadline for each set of the unit dialogue?
Yes. ASLIT Lab director will not accept the sign-ups after deadline.
How do you get our attention at Homework Help Desk Live screen?
Call us at ASLIT Lab 512-410-6538. We will see light flasher to get your attention.
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What kind of events are we involved in?
Austin has one of largest Deaf communities in the United States. Our ACC students happen to be fortunate to have their campus merely three miles from Texas School for the Deaf where often there are Deaf events happening in our close-knit community. We support students in attending to either observe and support Deaf events or immerse by doing volunteer work with a vast array of organizations on a range of events, from sports games to formal receptions.
Why should I get involved with Deaf events?
Immersion and Networking! Networking is perhaps the most crucial tool you can utilize to find job opportunities. To be competent in ASL at a certain level, it requires immersion in Deaf culture and an ASL environment. This cannot be acquired only through the classroom environment. Mastering a language requires using language with native speakers. Just as learners of Spanish go to Mexico to gain exposure and knowledge to the language and culture. So learners of ASL need to be immersed in the culture and language of Deaf people. This requires attending Deaf events to immerse yourself in the language and the culture, which is part of developing ASL competency. Austin provides numerous opportunities for students to gain this exposure and students are encouraged to participate in as many Deaf events as possible. Prospective employers and clients not only want to see that you comprehend the language, but that you have demonstrated how you can handle working in a fast-paced, high-stress environment.
Can I use other Lab on a different campus?
The following Learning Labs have webcams that can be used to attend Online Tutor sessions and/or to complete homework videos.
HYS- Room # 1205
SAC- Room # 1138.5 and 1138.6 (Group Study Rooms)
PIN- Room # 600
RVS- Building G Room # 9100
CYP- Room # 2121.7
HLC- @ ACCelerator Lab
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Through ASLIT program, I have made life long friendships not only through classmates, but also in the lab. The lab makes learning significantly easier and much more fun. Although useful as a study atmosphere, the lab is pleasantly engaging. When possible, I liked playing a game or having casual conversations with the tutors. My experience in the ASLIT was one of the best experiences in my life. When anyone is seemingly interested in learning ASL I recommend Austin Community College’s ASLIT program, even if they are not interested in becoming an Interpreter.