Aug 17, 2019  
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TU 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF PEER TUTORING

2 Units - 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
Transfers: CSU
Recommended Preparation: Letter of Recommendation
Tutoring 100 is a general introduction to the role the tutor plays in education. The course focuses on the practical skills necessary to function effectively as a peer tutor in the student/tutee's chosen area of study. The course discusses individual differences in learning styles and stresses the importance of encouraging independence and good study habits. Students receive training in listening, assertiveness and other human relations techniques applicable to peer tutoring. Course content includes discussion of learning disabilities, tutoring second language learners, and understanding cultural differences. Students will participate in 32 hours of supervised tutoring in the college's Learning Center. NR



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