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.

Training 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 training folder within the Writing Studio Team Drive for information. If you have questions, contact your supervisor directly. 

Pre-Semester Tutor Training Topics

  • Learning Center Program Introduction
  • Learning Center Purpose, Vision, & Values
  • Learning Center History
  • Tutoring 101
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics & Title IX
  • C.A.R.E Services
  • Learning Theory
  • Metacognition
  • Mindset
  • Tutor Cycle
  • Classroom Outreach
  • Roleplays & Practice Sessions

Fall Mid-Semester Topics

  • Engaging Students in Active Learning
  • Art of Questioning
  • Active Listening
  • Equity Principles

Spring Mid-Semester Topics

  • Equity in Tutoring
  • Zone of Proximal Development & Scaffolding
  • Supporting College Reading
  • NACE Career Competencies Development