Information for Tutors

Information for Tutors

Meetings

(See the tutor training page for more information on tutor training classes.  See the Orientation page for new tutor orientation days and times.)

In addition to the meetings listed below, all new tutors, unless exempt attend a tutor training class during the first quarter of tutoring. We will  provide snacks, and we promise that the meetings are a great opportunity to learn, get know other tutors, have fun, and share ideas.

Returning tutors in all SSC areas are expected to attend/complete at least two meetings or supplemental training activities each quarter. 

We hope to see you at these meetings!

Tutor Meetings - Spring 2014

All Tutor  Meeting

TBA

End of Year Picnic/Potluck:

Friday, June 20, 12:45-3:00 in Memorial Park (Week 11)

Come one come all--all current and former tutors, friends, faculty and staff invited!  Bring some food or drink to share!

(See the SI Resources page for more info)

Adjunct Kickoff

Friday, April 11, 12:30-2:00 in ATC 303  (Week 1)

Meet the other SI's, new and returning.  Overview of Adjunct goals, approach, procedures and requirements.

Adjunct Roundtables

Friday, April 18, 12:30-2:00 in ATC 303  (Week 2)

Friday, June 13,  12:30-2:00 in ATC 303  (Week 10)

Meet and Greet: Friday, April 18, 12:30-1:30 in ATC 309 (Week 2)

New and returning WRC and General Subjects come together to connect, plan for the quarter and hear news and updates.

Customized Academic Support (CAS) program information:  TBA

Overview of  CAS goals, requirements, components and procedures.  Review of tutoring, four-week modules, workshops, directed learning activities, and advising options.  Feedback from tutors on what's working and what's not.

Sentence Boundaries & Sentence Combining (Grammar Review) TBA

Additional potential topics TBA:

  • Disabled Student Services and Educational Diagnostic Center resources
  • Helping students improve body paragraphs
  • Subjects/Verb agreement, parts of speech (grammar review)
  • Tutoring with Technology
  • Helping students with Sentence Combining Part II--verbal phrases, appositives

Directed Learning Activities (DLAs) are available to complete supplemental training requirement or to use "no-show" time.

Meet and Greet: Friday, April 18, 12:30-1:30 in ATC 309 (Week 2)

New and returning WRC and General Subjects come together to connect, plan for the quarter and hear news and updates.

Subject Area Topics (Accounting/Econ/World Languages): TBA

Sessions will be held on Fridays 12:30-1:20 in ATC 304 --Dates and topics TBA

A chance for new and returning tutors to get together and share ideas with subject-area faculty and other tutors for how to help students with the content and skills they most need to do well in those specific classes.

Weekly Individual Tutoring Skills Overview and Packet

TBA (may be covered at new tutor orientation)

This session give you an overview of the study skills component to our WIT service. Required for all S43 weekly individual tutors! General subject and Skills tutors welcome to attend.

Concept vs. Technique using Multiple Strategies with Differing Learning Styles

TBA

This session revolves around learning and developing successful tutoring techniques for a variety of math problems.  General subject and Skills tutors welcome to attend.

Transitioning into Drop-In Tutoring


TBA

This session will help you learn and develop techniques to simultaneously assist several drop-in tutees at the same time, even though they are working on different problems.  For S43 tutors only.

Transitioning into Group Tutoring 

TBA

This session will help you learn and develop techniques for leading a group of students from the same class. For S43 tutors only.

Tutor & Workshop Leader MeetingFriday, April 18, 12:30-1:30 in ATC 313  (Week 2)

New and returning LSC tutors/workshop leaders come together to connect and discuss strategies to better support ESL students. 



Information for Tutors
Building: Library 107, L47, and S43

CONTACTS
Diana Alves De Lima
Phone:408.864.8485

Melissa Aguilar
Phone:
408.864.5422

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Last Updated: 4/8/14