ED 125 - Tutor Training 1
This class is the first of three levels of College Reading and Learning Association's (CRLA) certified tutor training. The content includes learning styles, communication, tutoring techniques, and problem solving. Students learn how to facilitate learning. The teaching format is interactive with tutors supplying their own answers and teaching each other. Upon completion, tutors achieve Regular/Level I certification from the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).
Prerequisite: Employment as a tutor.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Think critically by examining your own and students' learning styles and applying appropriate strategies to assist individual learners
2. Think critically by evaluating students' needs and refer to other locations on campus when needed
3. Engage with civic and ethical awareness by recognizing personal values while exploring others' perspectives through defining differences in your own and students' goals/values/cultural behaviors
4. Engage with civic and ethical awareness by gaining sensitivity into the way students feel about asking for help
5. Create a safe environment for students facing errors and obstacles in coursework by identifying students' and tutors' rights and responsibilities
6. Create a safe environment for students by articulating and modeling goal setting and growth mindset to encourage persistence
7. Communicate effectively by crafting clear messages both verbally and non-verbally within the cultural context by evaluating and improving your personal listening and communication skills
8. Communicate effectively by identifying questioning criteria and skills to reflect Bloom's Taxonomy
9. Apply earning and leading effective tutor sessions by applying emotional intelligence
10. Apply learning in above theories and practice consistently in life and tutoring by collectively solving current problems identified by tutors
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