Workshops specific to the Student Leadership Institute Peer Tutoring Track will no longer be available starting spring 2012. Due to unforeseen events, the University Learning Center is no longer hosting the workshops associated with this track, yielding them unavailable to SLI participants.
The Student Leadership Institute will make every attempt to work with participants who have already started on a path towards completion of the Peer Tutoring Certificate. Workshop substitutions are available for these individuals.
If you have started this track and would like to finish the Peer Tutoring Certificate please contact the SLI program coordinator at email@example.com as soon as possible so subsequent arrangements can be made:
- To provide an understanding of how learning happens and the best ways to make it happen
- To help new and novice student tutors become excellent student tutors.
- To understand educational theory about one-on-one instruction.
- To become more conscious, intentional tutors.
- To improve the ability to look critically at and strengthen students' own understanding of subjects they tutor.
To earn a peer Tutoring Cerificate Student must complete sections A, B, C and D.
Section A: Program Core Workshops
- Introduction to Leadership (1.5 hours)
- Ethical Decision Making (1.5 hours)
- Leading and Managing a Diverse Group (1.5 hours)
Section B: Track Core Workshops - these workshops are coordinated through the University Learning Center, and typically begin on the Friday of the 5th week of classes.
- Getting Started, Establishing Authority, and Building Trust (1 hour)
- Asking Questions to Get the Tutee Involved (1 hour)
- How Learning Happens(1 hour)
Section C: University Learning Center Activities - students must complete these activities in order to earn the certificate.
- Comlpete one peer observation and one self observation (2 hours)
- Participate in ten online chats with fellow tutors (5 hours)
- Keep a Reflective Journal (4 hours)
- Respond to the tutoring discussion board (4 hours)
Section D: Experiential Component
Participants are required to complete a minimum of 5 hours of applied leadership. This can be any activity that participants are involved outside the classroom or workshop setting that allows them to utilize the skills they have gained from there track. Five hours are required for each track the participant is involved in. Please see the Experiential Component Policy for more information.
LAST UPDATED 01/28/2010