Become an Online Tutor - Teach Remotely
What you'll learn
- Facilitate effective tutoring sessions from beginning to end.
- Use appropriate listening and questioning strategies during tutor sessions.
- Apply learning theories to adapt your content to the individual needs of the learner during tutoring sessions.
- When to be assertive and how to handle difficult students.
- You need to be proficient in the subject you wish to tutor.
This course is designed to meet the requirements to become a Certified Tutor and follows the prescribed curriculum of the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).
The purpose of this course is to provide training in theory and tutoring strategies for individual and group peer tutoring. This course will analyse such topics as discussions, activities, lectures, supplemental readings, and the exploration of learning patterns.
To improve the tutor’s understanding of the tutoring process.
To strengthen the tutor’s awareness of how people learn and how learning theories apply to tutoring.
To broaden the tutor’s understanding of ethical concerns related to tutoring and how to handle difficult/uncomfortable situations.
The course consists of 8 sessions as follows:
Definition of tutoring and tutor responsibilities.
Basic Tutoring Guidelines (do’s and don’ts).
Techniques for successfully beginning and ending a tutor session.
Assertiveness and how to handle difficult students.
Setting goals and planning.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, student will:
Facilitate effective tutoring sessions from beginning to end.
Apply the learning theories and identify/adapt to content and individual needs during tutoring sessions.
Utilize appropriate listening and questioning strategies during tutor sessions.
Demonstrate ethical practices related to tutoring and handling difficult students.
Recognize appropriate memory and study skills needed.
Understand group dynamics and how it relates to tutoring.
Who this course is for:
- People who wish to tutor others, whether in groups or individuals, face-to-face or virtually.
Dennis Lamberti is the Managing Director of The Learning Studio. With more than 25 years of experience in education and training, his particular expertise has been in heading the take-up of technology-driven solutions, including the rollout and implementation of high quality open source e-learning solutions such as Moodle and BigBlueButton.