Overcoming test-taking anxiety, raising test scores and improving skills is possible with just the click of a mouse at Sabine Parish Library!
Patrons may visit any Sabine Parish Branch Library, log on to a computer, and enjoy free unlimited access to interactive skill-building courses in math, reading and writing as well as a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, GED (including practice tests for Spanish speakers), ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent and Broker Exams. This service is available 24/7 from any internet-enabled computer—in the library or from a user’s home or office.
The LearningExpress LibraryTM online learning platform provides more than 700 of the most up-to-date test-preparation and skill-building resources, helping both students and adults prepare for a wide range of academic and career-oriented exams as well as to improve basic skills in reading, writing and math. Job-skills tutorials are available to assist in creating a great resume, honing interviewing techniques, and improving business communications.
The course information is presented in a straightforward and engaging manner, and is equally suitable for new members of the workforce and seasoned professionals alike. Through this information, which includes examples, ideas are shaped and broad preferences are honed to suit the needs of the patrons and identify viable job options.
Key features of the LearningExpress CareerStarter™ interactive platform include:
Interactive diagnostics – patrons enter their own information to arrive at career decisions and to create personal employment tools, such as contact lists, resumes, and cover letters
Export functionality – patrons save and retain their own answers and responses to be used on resumes and cover letters, in interview scenarios, and in the workplace
Ability to save and print checklists and samples for future use and reference
An array of models that show possible answers to free-response areas, based on patrons chosen settings, experience level, and workplace situation
Sample formats and detailed examples of business letters, resumes, action plans, e-mails, proposals, reports, and more
LearningExpress also has new interactive practice tests in the following growing industries and hot areas:
Healthcare and Social Assistance (Including practice tests for Dental Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians, Radiography and more)
Civil Service and Government Agencies
Business and Professional Services
Sabine Parish Library users also have the option of selecting from more than 130 e-book titles to help learners of all ages prepare for success. The innovative platform includes self-paced study, instant scoring and diagnostic feedback and can be accessed from any computer that has an Internet connection.
LearningExpress, LLC is a leading provider of print and online educational and professional resources that are used in over 4,000 libraries and 5,000 schools, and benefit over one million students, teachers, administrators, and career professionals around the country.
To find out more about how you can access LearningExpress Library™, call Sabine Parish Library at (318)256-4150, visit our web-site at www.sabine.lib.la.us or stop by and ask any of your neighborhood librarians for more information.