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Embry‑Riddle Worldwide’s Virtual Communication Lab is here to help you learn, grow and achieve. (Photo: Embry-Riddle)

VECTOR’s Virtual Communication Lab
Elevating Communication Skills and Confidence Among ERAU Students

Story by Alison Whitney
Alison Whitney

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Imagine having a support network for every essay, speech, research project or presentation. The Virtual Communication Lab is your secret weapon for conquering communication challenges.

Embry-Riddle is committed to providing our students with the tools they need to succeed throughout their college career and beyond with the help of our faculty, librarians, tutors and advisors. 

Embry-Riddle Worldwide brings a quality education to your fingertips, wherever you are. We make distance learning feel closer with the Virtual Environment for Communication: Teaching, Outreach and Research (VECTOR).


Operating within the College of Arts and Sciences, VECTOR’s mission is to support students’ written, spoken, visual and digital communication skills. VECTOR’s Virtual Communication Lab (VCL) empowers students and enhances their educational experience through tutoring, workshops and access to valuable online resources.

Available for Worldwide students of any major, as well as Daytona Beach and Prescott students taking online Worldwide courses, the VCL provides the support you need when you need it.

Whether you’re looking to fine-tune your presentation skills or seeking guidance on a research paper, the VCL is your go-to resource for making your ideas shine. We are dedicated to empowering students in all forms of communication – written, spoken, visual and digital – across all Worldwide courses.

Need assistance with a communication project? Our team of communication consultants stand ready to guide you through any stage of the composing process. From refining your essay topic to rehearsing your presentation delivery, we’ve got you covered. All services are completely free.

The VCL also offers engaging workshops and an extensive library of online resources. Whether you’re seeking tips on APA formatting, gaining confidence when presenting or learning how to ethically use Generative AI tools in your communication projects, the VCL provides valuable resources available anytime, anywhere.

Proven Results

Don’t just take our word for it! Here’s what Worldwide students around the globe have to say about their positive experiences with the VCL:

  • "My consultant was simply amazing!"
  • "I live in Australia and can connect with tutors at decent times! They are friendly and professional."
  • "My tutor was exceptional in her ability and professionalism. I thank her greatly for her assistance."
  • "My consultant was very helpful in explaining a literature review and how to structure one to support my research correctly."

With VECTOR’s Virtual Communication Lab, Embry‑Riddle students are not just learning – they’re soaring to new heights in communication excellence. 95% of students have said they would revisit the VCL for a tutoring appointment or recommend the VCL to their peers. 98% of students express more confidence in their communication skills after attending a VCL workshop.

Are you ready to experience the Embry‑Riddle advantage? Apply today and let us help you achieve great things.

Current Embry‑Riddle Worldwide students can access the VCL on ERNIE and schedule an appointment to meet with a consultant on Zoom.

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