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Welcome! This is a link from a support site designed to house and share resources that are available for programs to use to develop or enhance a tutor training program in post-secondary institutions. See the main site at http://www.sheetsoriginals.net/tutortraining/

Tutor Training Resources:

 

Association of Tutoring Profession. (2010). Tutor ethics. Found at http://www.myatp.org/ethics.htm  A PowerPoint presentation using these ethics is available at http://www.sheetsoriginals.net/tutortraining/presentations/Ethics.ppt

 

Batenhorst, E. (2003). “An introduction to critical thinking.” In Deese-Roberts, S. (ed). College reading and learning association tutor training handbook. Auburn: College Reading and Learning Association.

 

Bowles, S. Kingdomality Personal Preference Profile. Found at http://www.kingdomality.com. Provides a fun profile based on eight questions and assigns you to one of twelve medieval vocations.

 

College reading & Learning Association. (2010). Tutor Training Sample Certification Applications. Found at http://www.crla.net/itpc/application_samples.htm

 

Downing, S. (2010). “OnCourse”online self-assessment. Pre- and Post assessments found at http://college.hmco.com/downing_assessment/

 

Feinberg, J.(2009). "Word clouds." Found at http://www.wordle.net

 

Forster, S. (2003). “How tutors can help tutees improve their critical thinking. In Deese-Roberts, S. (ed). College reading and learning association tutor training handbook. Auburn: College Reading and Learning Association.

 

Kelley, P. (2003). “Referral services.” In Deese-Roberts, S. (ed). College reading and learning association tutor training handbook. Auburn: College Reading and Learning Association.

 

Kelley, P. (2003). “Techniques for successfully beginning and ending a session.” In Deese-Roberts, S. (ed). College reading and learning association tutor training handbook. Auburn: College Reading and Learning Association

 

Kolb, D. (1984). Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

 

MacDonald, L. a.k.a LucyOnLine Found at http://www.howtostudy.org/ Offers effective and powerful tips from a site with a national reputation for providing excellent support for online learners.

 

Learning Support Centers in Higher Education (LSCHE). (2010). Website Directory of Learning Support Centers in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, & Canada. Found at http://www.lsche.net/resources/websitedir/uswbstdir.html

 

MacDonald, R, (1994). The master tutor: A guidebook for more effective tutoring.Williamsville, New York: The Cambridge Stratford Study Skills Institute.

 

Productive Tutoring Techniques. A Video Training Series Developed and Produced by the Undergraduate Tutorial Center. NC State University. Found at http://www.ncsu.edu/tutorial_center/video.html

 

References for Tutor Training

Boylan, H. What works: Research-based  practices in developmental Education. Boone: National Center for Developmental Education

Casazza, M.E., & Silverman, S.L., (1996). Learning assistance and developmental education: A guide for effective practice.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Cooper, E. (2010). Tutoring center effectiveness: The effect of drop-in tutoring.  Journal of College Reading & Learning, 40 (2), 21-34.

Downing, S. (2008). On Course: Strategies for creating success in college and in life.  Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin

Falchikov, N. (2001). Learning together: Peer tutoring in higher education. London and New York: Routledge Falmer

Kolb, D. (1984). Experiential learning: Experience as the source of learning and development. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Krueger, S. R. (1986). Comprehension monitoring among community college developmental readers: The importance of prior knowledge (Doctoral dissertation, Arizona State University). Dissertation Abstracts International, 47, 2524A.

Rings, S., & Sheets, R. A. (1991). Student development and metacognition: Foundations for tutor training. Journal of Developmental Education, 15(1), 30-32.

Sellers,  D. , Dochen,  C.W., & Hodges, R. (2005). Academic Transformation: The Road to College Success. Columbus: Pearson/Prentice-Hall.

Sheets, R. A., (1994). The effects of training and experience on adult peer tutors in community colleges. Doctoral Dissertation, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 13-15. http://www.pvc.maricopa.edu/~sheets/dissertation/index.html.

 

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