Tutor Training

The Learning Center prepares tutors through a variety of interactive training sessions throughout the year. The following training topics are designed to support new and continuing tutors in their roles, as well help them develop competencies for their future careers.

Online Fall 2021 Tutoring Information

Tutors: Please refer to the Learning Center Tutors Canvas page for all training materials and information. If you have questions, contact your supervisor directly. 

Writing Studio Consultants: Please refer to the Online WS Fall 2021 folder within the Writing Studio Team Drive for information. If you have questions, contact your supervisor directly. 

Pre-Semester Tutor Training Topics

  • Learning Center mission
  • Tutoring 101
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics
  • Students of Concern
  • Learning Theory
  • Tutor Cycle
  • Supplemental Instruction Showcase
  • Creating a Welcoming Environment
  • Classroom Outreach
  • Roleplays
  • Difficult Scenarios

Fall Mid-Semester Topics

  • Art of Questioning
  • Active Listening
  • Active Learning
  • Mindset
  • Equity Principles

Spring Mid-Semester Topics

  • Equity in Tutoring
  • Zone of Proximal Development & Scaffolding
  • Supporting College Reading
  • Universal Design
  • Self-Regulated Learning