Applications of Best Practices: Part 2 – Teaching Notes for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College (2003)

This document is part of a series of student-centred instructional resources designed to help volunteers with Frontier College’s Independent Studies (IS) program.

It presents a variety of common teaching methods and facilitation techniques designed to help tutors develop and reinforce their skills to better meet the learning needs of adult students. As well, there are suggestions for learning activities.

The document includes sections on the role of the tutor; interpersonal communication skills; working with diversity; lesson planning; teaching tips; modifications to facilitate learning; and managing difficult student behaviours.

The author notes that this document is a companion to a syllabus for tutors. While the syllabus provides an overview of what to teach, this document is concerned with how to teach.

Frontier College is a national literacy organization that provides learning opportunities for Canadians of all ages.

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David Greig. Applications of Best Practices: Part 2 – Teaching Notes for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College 2003. Web. 31 Oct. 2020 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/frontier/syllabus_part_2/syllabus_part_2.pdf>
David Greig (2003). Applications of Best Practices: Part 2 – Teaching Notes for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/frontier/syllabus_part_2/syllabus_part_2.pdf
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