Tutoring

Tutoring

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Term2.png TUTORING
One-to-one process in which a skilled person assists an unskilled person to learn via demonstration and practice followed by guidance and feedback. It takes place in a training environment rather than on the job. The skilled person can either be the leader or an advance trainee. The goals of tutoring are: [1]
Goals Content
Promote independence in learning Focus on how to do a task more than on what to do so that the student learns to help himself.
Personalize instruction Use each student’s unique abilities and experiences to develop the most effective learning strategies for that individual.
Facilitate tutee insights Provide opportunities and support in such a way that the student discovers answers, thereby gaining the ability and necessary self-confidence to learn independently of the tutor.
Provide a student perspective Encourage tutees by the fact that tutor has been where they are and that he/her can give them valuable inside knowledge about successfully getting through a troublesome class.
Respect individual differences Each student brings individual background experiences and expectations; the tutoring sessions should be structured so that each student feels a measure of success.



References

  1. www.girlscouts.org (25 March 2008), www.albany.edu (10 July 2008)