Our goal as Learning Resource faculty members is to help you become more confident, self-directed, and informed learners so that you can achieve greater academic and professional success. 

Learning Resource Chair (IDS)


Contact Information

Sheila Bernard
Sheila Bernard
  • email: sbernard@vcccd.edu
  • Workshop topics and areas of expertise: Math, English, “hard” science, and social science.
Ray Hernandez

Ray Hernandez

  • email: RHernandez@vcccd.edu
  • Workshop topics and areas of expertise: Critical thinking and writing; General study skills: notetaking, text reading, and examination strategies; Preparation and delivery of presentations.
Eric Martinsen
Eric Martinsen

christine oneill

Christine O'Neill

  • Adjunct Professor of English
  • email: coneill@vcccd.edu
  • Workshop topics and areas of expertise: 
Sharon Oxford

Sharon Oxford

  • Instructional Technologist/ Designer
  • email: soxford@vcccd.edu
  • Workshop topics and areas of expertise: College Life, Study Skills, Writing - Critical Thinking, Finding and Citing Sources - ( MLA/ APA), Technology -  Portal / Canvas/ Word/ Excel/ Library Databases etc., Tutoring - Communication Skills
James Vega

James Vega

  • email: JamesVega@vcccd.edu
  • Workshop topics and areas of expertise: *Bilingual/Spanish *Success Coach *Study Skills/increase GPA *Test-Taking Strategies *Time Management *Academic Goal Setting *Organizational Skills *Critical Reading/SQ3R *Critical Thinking *Effective Note-Taking *Develop Outlines/Inspiration Tool     *Understanding  Assignments/Prompts *Microsoft Word/Short Cuts *Power Point Presentations *Resume *Writing a Financial Aid Appeal *Formulating a Thesis  *In Text Citations  *Writing Tips *University Essays  * Writing for Scholarship Awards