Catalog 2017-2018 
    Feb 20, 2019  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HMDS 114 Tutor Training I

1 credits
This course is designed to develop students’ skills and abilities as effective tutors through experiential learning and meeting the guidelines for Level I Tutor Certification as prescribed by the College Reading and Learning Association. This course will train students in collaborative learning, learning strategies, communication skills, and tutoring diverse populations.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the philosophy of tutoring and the role of the tutor in facilitating student learning
  • Articulate the roles and responsibilities of a tutor
  • Complete requisite program paperwork with accuracy
  • Identify campus/internet resources and student support services available to the tutee
  • Describe and model the tutoring cycle
  • Implement the needs assessment process to gather information on  students’ learning style(s)
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of different learning styles, identify approaches to working with various learning styles
  • Examine the influence of several factors on learning
  • Model various study skills techniques specific to time management, test preparation, test anxiety, and motivation
  • Identify and model attentive listening and effective questioning skills
  • Identify, research, and share effective study skills resources
  • Identify the benefits of diversity in student populations and advocate for a pluralistic and inclusive learning community

Total Hours: 10 Lecture Hours: 10