Computers are utilized in most areas of the college for instructional delivery. With over 14 computer-based classrooms and more than 450 PCs and Macs for student access, the use of technology continues to grow campus-wide. The Library, Academic Success & Tutoring Center, and Physics, Biology, Dental, and Chemistry Labs are all adding PCs as part of the teaching equipment in the classroom. Every standard classroom is equipped with a multimedia instructor station that allows for digital delivery of lectures. [email protected] houses a wireless networked computer classroom in a community-based setting.
Math Anxiety got you down? Need someplace where you can work on Algebra homework and ask questions? Come to the Algebra Lab, currently operating online in Teams at tunxis.edu/virtual-algebra-lab. Open to students in Prealgebra, Introductory, Elementary, Intermediate, and College Algebra. Check the Algebra Lab page for hours and more information. For any questions, contact Agata Smiarowski, Algebra Lab coordinator, at [email protected].
Fine Arts Studio
The Fine Arts Studio (room 6-227) boasts large-screen Macintosh computers, software for producing and editing photographs and digital art creation, multi-use printers, in a creative environment.
Academic Success & Tutoring Center
Visit the Academic Sucess & Tutoring Center web page for hours and more information.
The Tunxis Library provides computers with networked printers for student, faculty, and staff use. Wireless connectivity is available to the Tunxis community throughout the Library and in the surrounding halls and lounges. Visit the Library page for more information and hours.
The CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) classroom (room 3-321) contains student workstations, a laser printer, a plotter, a CAM milling machine, and additional Industrial Technologies Studies hardware. AutoCAD (including multiple modules, such as Architectural) software used in various CAD courses is available as well as all the general purpose classroom software. AutoCAD is also available in the Computer Center’s Open Lab area for student use outside of scheduled class time.
Graphic Design Studio
Students who are taking courses in Graphic Design will find the Graphic Design Studio (room 6-228) well-equipped to meet their design and production needs. Macintosh computers, industry-standard software, multi-use printers, a slide/negative scanner, and a CD burner comprise some of the hardware supporting academic studies in Graphic Design.
Technology Labs in Continuing Education
The Continuing Education Office maintains Computer Labs for training in non-credit and special interest courses and for CEU credits in this on-campus classroom. A wide array of Microsoft applications and Web topics are regularly covered.
The English Lab staff can help you improve your reading and writing skills for the following courses: ENG 096-Introduction to College English, ENG 093-Introduction to College Reading & Writing, ENG 101/101E-Composition, ENG 103-Composition II, ESL 153-Reading & Writing V, ESL 162-Reading & Writing VI, and CSS 101-First Year Experience. Our trained tutors provide support in understanding assignment requirements; reviewing writing concepts; comprehending and interpreting readings; and brainstorming, writing, and revising essays. The English Lab is currently operating online in Teams at tunxis.edu/english-lab, and is free to use and does not require an appointment. Check the English Lab page for hours and more information. Any questions, email the English Lab Coordinator, Ryan Buda, at [email protected].
Language Arts Lab
The Language Arts Lab (room 3-304) provides programmatic computer training in ESL and other language skills. Use of this classroom other than regular class time must be scheduled.