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
- 17-week Lecture portion: Meets Thursday, 1:10pm - 2:00pm.
- 15-week Practicum portion: Meets Tuesday, 1:10pm - 2:00pm; Friday by arrangement.
- Note: Practicum portion begins Week 2, and consists of 25 total hours
- LSKL 110: Effective Tutoring and Practicum syllabus
|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|
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).