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Tutor Train II
TUTOR TRAIN II
CLASS CODE: ED 209 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Advanced tutor training to meet student needs and national certification training in collaborative learning, learning strategies, structuring the learning experience and tutoring in specific subject areas.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Setting Expectations, The Art of Questioning, Critical Thinking Skills, Modeling Problem Solving, Structuring the Learning Experience, Motivation Techniques, Study Skills, Collaborative Learning, Learning Strategies.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Establishing a series of tutoring certificates. Allows tutors to receive recognition and positive reinforcement for their successful work from an international organization, CRLA. Sets up a standard for the minimum skills and training a tutor needs in order to be successful.

REQUIREMENTS: Each tutor must complete all of the following:(1) Attend all tutor-training classes.(2) Read “The ABC’s of Tutoring and turn in the accompanying ABC’s Worksheet.(3) Attend scheduled interviews with instructor.(4) Prepare a one page typed evaluation of successes experienced, areas for improvement and insights gained as a tutor this semester. Also type any suggestions for improving the tutoring program.(5) Have four of your students complete a Tutor Evaluation form.(6) Complete a Tutor Self-Assessment Sheet.(7) Prepare a presentation to be given during the last class meeting on successes experienced as a tutor and methods or techniques used to bring about those successes.(8) Must have tutored a minimum of 75 hours.
PREREQUISITES: ED 208
OTHER: The course encompasses fifteen one-hour tutor-training classes that meet once a week for the duration of the semester.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001