The Spring 2020 LSKL 110 Tutor Training course is the recommended preparation for becoming a Peer Tutor with the Learning Center. Tutors completing LSKL 110 will receive CSU transferable course credit and a Level I CRLA Certification. Please contact Josh Lindo, Learning Center Instructional Aide II for more information about this course and tutoring positions.

Structure of the Course

  • 4-week Lecture portion: Meets four Tuesdays (1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/10) Spring 2020, 2:00 - 4:00p.m.
    Please visit WebSchedule online for registration details: CRN 35564
    • Note: Practicum (observed tutoring) portion consists of approx. 10 total hours
    • Note: This hybrid (in-person meetings and online portion) course requires approx. 2 hours of additional time outside of class per week

Course Topics (Subject to Change)

  Introduction to LSKL 110
  Tutor Roles & Types of Tutoring
  Student Confidentiality (FERPA) & the Tutor Contract
  The Tutoring Cycle & Structuring the Tutoring Session
  Planning a Tutoring Session
  The Socratic Method of Questioning: Getting Students Involved in Their Learning
  Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Strategies
  Putting Positive Reinforcement Strategies into Practice
  Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles
  Tutoring Students w/Learning Disabilities
  Utilizing Campus Resources: Success Strategies for Learners
  Effective Communication Skills
  Implementing and Evaluating a Tutoring Session

Certification

The Skyline College Peer Tutor training program is aligned with and certified under the International Tutor Training Certification program of the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

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