Academic Catalog

Language Arts (L A)

L A 61A  •  TUTOR TRAINING I

L A 61A Details
Units: 1
Hours: 1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)
Advisory: An earned "A" or "B+" grade with instructor recommendation in one of the following courses: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 1C, 1CH, 1S & 1T, ESLL 125; not open to students with credit in L A 111A.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Training in team leading skills necessary for tutoring, including study skills, college policies, professionalism, ethics, and role modeling of successful student behavior. Techniques of subject-specific tutoring skills. Practice of these skills through sample student work and, when applicable, content-specific suggestions from the tutee's instructor. Ideal for students intending to tutor the first time in English, ESLL, or other reading and/or composition based courses.

L A 61B  •  TUTOR TRAINING II

L A 61B Details
Units: 1
Hours: 1 lecture per week (12 total per quarter)
Prerequisite: L A 61A.
Advisory: An earned "A" or "B+" grade with instructor recommendation in one of the following courses: ENGL 1A, 1AH, 1B, 1BH, 1C, 1CH, 1S & 1T, ESLL 125; not open to students with credit in L A 111B.
Degree and Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Advanced training in team leading skills necessary for tutoring. Students will be asked to engage in advanced reflections on tutoring and advanced level critique of one's own and other tutoring processes. Techniques of subject specific tutoring skills with attention given to diverse learning styles. Practice of these skills through sample student work and instructor assignments and, when applicable, content-specific suggestions from the tutee's instructor. Ideal for students intending to tutor for the second time.