The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) aims to assist DMU students with a broad range of academic services and programs designed to help learners achieve their academic and personal goals. Students will be provided with individual and group opportunities needed to become successful, active learners. CTL strives to assist students in developing independent learning techniques that will contribute to their academic success and life-long learning skills.
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The University complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Iowa Civil Rights Act, and other laws relating to the accommodations of disabilities in its educational programming. Schedule an appointment with CTL staff by emailing email@example.com.
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Accommodations for Disabilities
Students with ADA recognized disabilities are eligible to apply for accommodations at Des Moines University. Students are encouraged to apply well in advance of the date accommodations are needed as a thorough review of your documentation is necessary. Prior to applying for accommodations, please review the policy and procedure for Accommodations in Educational Programming. Please make sure to note the necessary documentation for your specific disability.
Temporary Medical Accommodations
Temporary medical conditions are not considered disabilities by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However, certain medical conditions do qualify for temporary accommodations. In order to apply for accommodations for a temporary condition, please review the policy and procedure for Accommodations in Educational Programming (specifically dealing with Temporary Medical Accommodations). Make sure to note the information requested by your medical provider.
To help support student success, the peer tutoring program is free and open to all DMU students. Striving to help students individually or in small group settings, peer tutors aim to help identify strategies, tips, and resources that may improve learning, comprehension, and confidence for students in particular areas of study. The peer tutoring program may be used by students who:
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The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) strives to assist students in developing independent learning techniques, and improve their learning and test taking skills one on one consultations can be scheduled to address any of the following areas:
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Eligibility for Support Services
Eligibility for academic support services begins one week before incoming students start classes. Graduating students will be eligible for services for 2-3 weeks following graduation. The eligible services identified here do not include applications for accommodations. All students are welcome to apply for accommodations following the policies and procedures for Accommodations to Educational Programming.
Individuals eligible for CTL services include:
Individuals not eligible for CTL services include: