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Tutorial Center

The Tutorial Center coordinates the hiring and training of tutors across the campus. 

 At SBCC, tutors are available in several locations to support currently enrolled students. There are several forms of tutoring: center based, Gateway/Peer-Assisted-Learning, and Drop-in. All tutoring is free and available to currently enrolled students.

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TUTW NC 199 - Tutor Training Across the Disciplines

Cohort #1

 Thursday Jan. 9th & Friday 10th 10:00AM-2:00PM

Cohort #2

 Thursday 5:30-7:30PM begins Jan. 23rd concludes Feb. 13th

 Cohort #3 

Friday Jan. 24th 1:00-5:00PM & Saturday Jan. 25th 9:00AM-1:00PM

Cohort #4

Wednesday 3:00-5:00PM begins Feb. 5th concludes Feb. 26th

 Cohort #5

Thursday 10:30AM-12:30PM begins Jan. 30th concludes Feb. 20th

 Cohort #6

Friday 10:30AM-12:30PM begins Jan. 31st concludes Feb. 28th

An Introduction to the basic principles of tutorial theory and practice, designed for students who are seeking to be tutors in the various tutoring programs at SBCC. Students learn about the cycle of tutoring, the basics of tutoring communication and strategies of tutoring students. Designed to prepare students to be peer tutors with students at all educational levels and disciplines; individually, in groups and online. Requires faculty recommendation of tutors who typically have been students in their classes. Tutors receive instruction in learning theories, communication skills, problem-solving strategies, teaching strategies, student services (to make appropriate referrals), campus policies, etc

Hours: 8 (8 lecture)
Transfer Information: None
SBCC General Education: None
Grading Options: Noncredit

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