Comprehensive list of available tutor training options.
New Tutor Training
This is completed in the first semester that an individual becomes a tutor. 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. This non-credit course is 8 hours in length.
Cohort 1 - 66490
Thursday Jan. 9th & Friday 10th 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cohort 2 -66491
Thursday 5:30-7:30PM begins Jan. 23rd concludes Feb. 13th
Cohort 3 - 66492
Friday Jan. 24th 1:00-5:00PM & Saturday Jan. 25th 9:00AM-1:00PM
Cohort 4 - 66494
Wednesday 3:00-5:00PM begins Feb. 5th concludes Feb. 26th
Cohort 5 - 66495
Thursday 10:30AM-12:30PM begins Jan. 30th concludes Feb. 20th
Cohort 6 - 66496
Friday 10:30AM-12:30PM begins Jan. 31st concludes Feb. 28th
Continual Training Options
In addition to the training received as a new tutor, we now offer additional training options to perfect the craft of tutoring. Tutors are encouraged to complete two hours of additional training each semester. Training options (outlined below) are routinely updated throughout the semester. If you have a training in mind and do not see it listed, contact the Tutorial Center Coordinator to suggest the idea.