ERIC Number: ED150563
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Training Tutors to Teach Students Reading Strategies in the Content Areas.
Johnson, Carole M.
Training tutors to help students with study skills and content-reading strategies, as well as to assist with course work, can broaden the role of tutors. Handouts for tutors have been developed that adapt traditional reading/study strategies for use in specific disciplines, sometimes with specific textbooks in mind. Tutors should also emphasize techniques for mastering vocabulary, because content-area material is often cumulative in structure, requiring the student to understand one concept or term before learning another. Word lists from the textbooks or the general literature of a discipline can be used to help students with the pronunciations, derivations, and specific meanings of the vocabulary needed in their studies. Tutors that use these techniques help their students to become more efficient and independent learners. (RL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Central Reading Association (20th, Champaign, Illinois, October 28-29, 1977)