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Due to the unhealthy air quality, classes will be canceled at 4 p.m. TODAY (Monday, Nov 19). There will be no classes on Tues, Nov 20 or Wed, Nov 21 along with the pre-scheduled holiday break on Thursday and Friday. Classes, office and business operations will resume as usual on Monday, November 26.

Tutor Training (LSKL 110)

All peer tutors in The Learning Center are required to complete the 17-week LSKL 110 Tutor Training course.

Tutors completing LSKL 110 will receive CSU transferable course credit and a Level I CRLA Certification. They will be eligible to work in The Learning Center as a tutor as the budget permits.

Structure of the Course

Weekly Breakout

Week Topic
Week 1 Introduction to LSKL 110
Week 2 Tutor Roles & Types of Tutoring
Week 3 Student Confidentiality (FERPA) & the Tutor Contract
Weeks 4-5 The Tutoring Cycle & Structuring the Tutoring Session
Week 6 Planning a Tutoring Session
Weeks 7-8 The Socratic Method of Questioning: Getting Students Involved in Their Learning
Week 9 Introduction to Positive Reinforcement Strategies
Week 10 Putting Positive Reinforcement Strategies into Practice
Weeks 11-12 Multiple Intelligences & Learning Styles
Week 13 Tutoring Students w/Learning Disabilities
Week 14 Utilizing Campus Resources: Success Strategies for Learners
Week 15 Effective Communication Skills
Weeks 16-17 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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