Tutor Training (LSKL 110)
The 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 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Please visit WebSchedule online for registration details:CRN 55619 (Summer 2020) and CRN 96629 (Fall 2020)
- 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|
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).