This course is designed to give students interested in peer tutoring an opportunity to develop skills to become effective tutors. Topics include understanding: literacy, basic teaching and learning strategies, learning styles, adult learners, special needs and developing relationships with learners. This course is offered in workshop format with many experiential components that are then discussed and dissected as a group. Group discussion and reflection on individual’s own learning experiences is a large component of the class. In addition to classroom activities, students will participate in a supervised practicum in peer tutoring.
The focus of the peer tutoring may include study, reading, writing, math, and computer skills or English as a Second Language and tutoring in content areas.
ENGL 030. Please note that this course cannot be used towards a certificate.