Tutor training

Applications of Best Practices: A Syllabus for Tutors of Independent Studies (I.S.) at Frontier College – Part 1 (2003)

Independent Studies (IS) at Frontier College operates adult learning programs, aimed primarily at people with disabilities. This document offers an outline of the main points of the IS course of study.

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Understanding Learning Disabilities and Strategies for Tutors of Adult Learners - Tutor Training Module (2011)

This is the outline for a two-hour workshop that introduces participants to learning disabilities in adults. It provides a timeframe for the workshop, sets out specific objectives, offers suggestions for ice-breaking activities, and lists materials that will be required.

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2012-10-30

Understanding Learning Disabilities and Strategies for Tutors of Adult Learners – Presentation (2011)

This slide presentation has been prepared for a workshop that introduces participants to learning disabilities in adults.

It begins with a discussion of the impact of learning disabilities on both the individual and on society, followed by an introduction to the broad categories of learning disabilities.

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2012-10-23

Adult Learning: From Theory to Practice (2012)

This resource was revised in 2012, but was originally published in 2002. It is an online course intended for tutors in the Canadian adult literacy community. It can be used by individuals in a self-paced format, or by groups, either online or offline.

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2012-03-01

Essential Skills for Literacy Practitioners (2011)

Final Report

This report describes a review of the training and certification system used by Laubach Literacy Ontario (LLO) to ensure that tutor and trainer competencies required by all levels in LLO’s current certification system were identified. The project, which began in January 2009, was considered one of the affiliated projects in support of the Ontario Adult Literacy Curriculum initiative.

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2011-10-28

Evaluation of a Videoconferencing Pilot Project: Training for Volunteer Literacy Tutors for speakers of English as an Additional Language (EAL) (2010)

An iCCAN Pilot Project in Collaboration with the Rural Routes Initiative - Final Report

This report provides an overview of a literacy tutor-training pilot project delivered via videoconferencing through the iCCAN project, a not-for-profit provincial network of videoconferencing sites. The project was undertaken in association with the Rural Routes Initiative at Alberta’s Norquest College.

In the project, two groups each received two sessions, each two hours in length, of videoconferencing professional development.

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2010-02-26

Its Own Reward (2009)

A Guide to Community-Based Adult Literacy Volunteer Tutor Programs

This resource guide provides support to both individuals and groups involved in community-based adult literacy tutor programs. It is also intended for those who want to know more about starting a program. The guide contains information about volunteer tutor programs, including tutor training and volunteer management.

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2010-02-10

Creating Learning Partners (2007)

OVERHEADS for the facilitator's guide for training

This resource consists of a series of overheads intended to be used with tutor training guide Creative Partners: A Facilitator's Guide to Training Effective Adult Literacy Tutors. The overheads are related to specific topics covered in the guide.

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2008-09-04

Creating Learning Partners (2007)

HANDOUTS for the facilitator's guide for training

This resource consists of handouts for adult literacy tutors-in-training. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the Creative Learning Partners:Facilitator's Guide for Training Effective Adult Literacy Tutors. It includes handouts for the 12 units listed in the training guide.

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2008-09-04

Creating Learning Partners (2011)

A facilitator's guide for training effective adult literacy tutors

This training guide is intended for literacy coordinators and others who train adult literacy tutors.

It is divided into 12 units dealing with such topics as learning styles; characteristics of adult learners; planning for learning; and learning disabilities.

As well, two units focus specifically on English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring.

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2008-09-04

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