Customized Academic Support (CAS)

This program supports students taking English Writing 200, Language Arts 200 and/or Reading 200 with flexible, personalized options. CAS is a required homework assignment for all students in these classes (EWRT 200 or READ 200 requires four hours of verified CAS activities. LART 200 requires six hours).

Print the CAS Activity Menu

Option 1: Small Group Learning Modules

Verbs Module -  four 50-minute sessions, once per week, starting week 5

Wednesdays, starting October 24, 5:30 to 6:20 pm in the WRC (ATC 309)

Fridays, starting October 26, 11:30 am to 12:20 pm in the WRC (ATC 309)

Vocabulary Module -  four 50-minute sessions, once per week, starting week 5

Thursdays, starting October 25, 12:30 to 1:20 pm in the WRC (ATC 309)

Thursdays, starting October 25, 5:30 to 6:20 pm in the WRC (ATC 309)

Option 2: Weekly Individual Tutoring or Drop-in Tutoring in writing and/or reading

Sign up early for one-to-one peer tutoring at a set time each week.

Request a Weekly Individual Tutor

Or, drop in for peer tutoring. First come, first served--at the WRC's front desk.

 A tutor helps a student with a writing assignment.

Option 3: Directed Learning Activities (DLAs) 

DLAs are worksheet packets on writing and reading topics. Pick up a packet in the WRC, or print and complete a DLA now. Then, bring the completed DLA to the WRC during weeks 2 through 11 to review your answers/questions with a tutor.

Option 4: Academic Skills Workshops

These small group, one-time workshops will increase your writing, reading, and study skills. Academic Skills and writing/reading topics are offered during weeks 4 through 8 of the fall, winter, and spring quarters. Check the Workshop webpage for the schedule. Bring your CAS menu to the workshop to get credit for attendance.

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