Speaking Lab

The Speaking Lab at Sandhills Community College assists students with oral presentations and other related communication skills. Students may bring any form of speech or presentation for advice, feedback, and coaching on topics including, but not limited to: delivery, outlines, organization, conducting research, audience analysis, and more. The Speaking Lab can assist in all stages of the speechwriting and presenting process, from topic selection to reviewing finished projects.

When working with the Speaking Lab, please have (1) a copy of your project, (2) if applicable, the assignment instructions, rubric, and course information, and (3) your student ID card or student ID number in order to log your use of tutoring services.

In-person Tutoring

In-person sessions typically last 30 minutes. Students should bring a copy of their project (whether its notes, an outline, a video link, etc.) and, if applicable, a copy of the assignment instruction and/or rubric. The Speaking Lab is located in 221 Logan Hall. Mask use and social distancing will be practiced.

Monday 10:30 am – 12:00pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am

No appointment is necessary, but sessions will be taken on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you need to schedule an in-person appointment, please email at sccspeakinglab@sandhills.edu.

Virtual Tutoring

Virtual sessions typically last 30 minutes. Students should email the Lab a copy of their project (whether its notes, an outline, a video link, etc.) and, if applicable, a copy of the assignment instruction and/or rubric. Virtual sessions will be held on Moodle Collaborate at this link.

Monday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am

No appointment is necessary, but sessions will be taken on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you need to schedule a virtual appointment, please email at sccspeakinglab@sandhills.edu.

Contact

The Speaking Lab is a free tutoring service offered to Sandhills students. To learn more about the Speaking Lab or to sign up for a tutoring session, please email sccspeakinglab@sandhills.edu. Expect a reply within 24 hours.

Cohan Council
Tutor
The Speaking Lab
221 Logan Hall
sccspeakinglab@sandhills.edu

Alex Patti
Instructor of Communication Studies
219 Logan Hall
(910) 695-3899
pattia@sandhills.edu