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ERIC Number: ED208318
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr-11
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Designing A Training Program for Tutor/Advisers.
Mulcahy, Patricia
This paper describes a training program designed to train paraprofessional student assistants for the dual positions of peer tutor and peer adviser. Skills related to study strategies, reading comprehension improvement, time management, and test-taking are detailed as methods for trainees to develop skills in the cognitive and affective learning domains. The goals of the in-service training program are stated and program evaluation criteria are enumerated. Tables are included that outline the: (1) role and skills of a peer adviser; (2) role and skills of a peer tutor; (3) general orientation to the program and position of adviser/tutor; (4) development of student study habits and attitudes, communication skills, and flexibility and sensitivity in working with students with special learning needs; and (5) the evaluation of skills, student development, and the program. (NRB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (14th, Dallas, TX, April 9-12, 1981).