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1 Using Hybrid Techniques to Train Tutors Diana Alves de Lima May 6, 2008 For audio call Toll Free and use PIN/code

2 Housekeeping Maximize your CCC Confer window. Mute your phone (*6) if you have visitors or noise in your office. Phone audio may be in presenter-only mode to avoid background noise (only if it becomes a problem) Overview of screen (poll, stepped away, chat) Chat feature (introductions, questions any time!) Poll feature (Yes/No) Turn on or off Closed Captioning by clicking on the icon. Save the presentation or chat by clicking on the icon.

3 What well do today Introductions / Poll Background info Tutor Training Course specifics Web tour of Online & Hybrid elements Discussion/Q&A

4 Introductions Im Diana, faculty coordinator of the Tutorial & Academic Skills Center at De Anza College) This is me: In the Chat area please type your title, department and college (Then click send)

5 Poll: Yes/No 1. Do peer tutors at your school participate in training activities? 2. Do you offer for-credit tutor training course(s) at your school?

6 Poll (cont) 3. Do you use hybrid/online elements in your tutor training? 4. Do you offer a completely online version of tutor training at your school?

7 About De Anza Cupertino (Bay Area) ~24,000 students High rate of transfer Large developmental and ESL populations

8 De Anza ~1500 students served/quarter in 2 locations Variety of subjects (English/ESL, Math, Sciences, Accounting, Econ, languages…) Writing and Reading Center separate, but peer tutors trained in class co-taught with English ~250 peer tutors/quarter ~40-90 new tutors/quarter (more in Fall)

9 Tutor De Anza Required for all new tutors. 3 strands 1. General subject individual tutors 2. Group tutors (adjunct skills & math/science) 3. Writing tutors Web used for all three Plus: paid staff meetings for all tutors

10 General Subject Individual LRNA = 1 unit P/NP hybrid Orientation, senior tutors assigned Discussion board (3 questions) In class activities, role playing etc. ed journals Videotape self-assessment Extensive web resources

11 Group LRNA = 1 unit P/NP Orientation, senior tutors assigned In class activities, role playing etc. ed journals Videotape self-assessment Extensive web resources

12 Writing EWRT/LRNA 97 = 3 unit hybrid Orientation In class activities, role playing etc. Videotape self-assessment Extensive web resources Catalyst (Moodle) for forums, assignments and resources

13 Catalyst (Moodle) Course Management System Orientation and login during first class Intro assignment and others on Forum (must respond to others work) Dialogue Chamber Links to weekly resources

14 Advantages of Using a CMS Creates strong community despite only one day/week on-campus Provides models and inspiration for assignments Extends class discussions Convenient for team teaching and grading Pushes web resources

15 Future Plans Catalyst into all training courses Hybrid to fully online options for all strands Online space for senior tutor mentoring New training strand for math/science tutors Cadre of online tutors (Catalyst and CCC Confer)

16 Web Tour 1.http://www.deanza.edu/tutorial/http://www.deanza.edu/tutorial/ 2.http://faculty.deanza.fhda.edu/alvesdelimadiana/class es/course1http://faculty.deanza.fhda.edu/alvesdelimadiana/class es/course1 3.http://faculty.deanza.edu/alvesdelimadiana/stories/st oryReader$135http://faculty.deanza.edu/alvesdelimadiana/stories/st oryReader$135 4.http://faculty.deanza.edu/alvesdelimadiana/stories/st oryReader$1358http://faculty.deanza.edu/alvesdelimadiana/stories/st oryReader$ http://faculty.deanza.edu/alvesdelimadiana/stories/st oryReader$851

17 Discussion / Q & A How do you do tutor training at your school? Do you have suggestions for us?

18 Contact Info Diana Alves de Lima Coordinator, Tutorial and Academic Skills Center De Anza College (408)

19 Evaluation Survey Link

20 Upcoming/Archived Seminars For upcoming desktop seminars and links to recently archived seminars, check Web site at:

21 Thanks for Attending For information trainings go to:


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