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SLAMMer Tutor & Faculty Training Julian Taylor, Tutor Coordinator

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SLAMMer Tutor & Faculty Training Julian Taylor, Tutor Coordinator
SLAMMer Tutor & Faculty
Training
Julian Taylor, Tutor Coordinator
Diva Ward, Director of Student Success
An Activity…
 Using Supplemental Instruction pedagogy…
Outcomes
Gain an understanding of the SLAMmer Tutoring
Program
Tutors to understand the complexity of their role
and have strategies to be successful
Faculty and Tutors to understand their roles in
the embedded tutor relationship
Gain tools to use in the classroom to better serve
the student populations served
Faculty
SLAMmer
An Effective Tutor
Think of an effective tutor/mentor you’ve had.
What did they do that helped you?
Goals of Tutoring
Foster Student Independence
Stimulate Active Learning
Foster Mastery of the Material
Increase Self Esteem
SLAMmer - Tutoring Role
 Academic
 Relationship with can be short term
 Focuses on subject matter
 Tutors are trained are knowledgeable and trained in
specific subjects
 Assist students with learning a new process or concept
 Helps students become independent learners
 Increases students' ability to manage new learning and
studying strategies
 Growth Mindset
 Perseverance
 Academic “Mentor”
Tutor
SLAMmer - Mentor Role
 “Non-Academic”
 Relationship can be long-term
 Shared commitment between mentor and mentee focused on
academic, career, and personal development
 Focuses on skill building such as navigating through campus policies,
accessing academic and support services, developing academic
success strategies, and successful transitions from start to finish
 Mentors are trained on a variety of topics related to college success
such as college student experiences from transition into community
college to completion/transfer, mental health, campus policies,
financial support, academic resources, student support services, time
management and goal setting, public speaking, etc.
 Friend/Confidant
 Rapport/Trust
 Resources
 “Counselor”
Mentor
SLAMmer Role
Tutors and mentors have a common mission
To give students peer to peer support
Commitment to student success
 How do we differentiate these roles?
 Should these roles collide?
 When would that happen?
Tutor
Mentor
SLAMmer
Best Practices – Tutor Role
Learning happens in the struggle
Importance of balancing individual vs group
support
Focus on strategies vs content
Drop In/Workshop hours
Tutor
Faculty-Embedded Tutor Relationship
Master/Apprentice Relationship
Head Coach/Position Coach
How is your tutor sold to your class?
Engrained in the syllabus
Communication
How well do you know each other?
Faculty
SLAMmer
Best Practices - Mentor Role
Remember you are not a counselor
Do more listening than talking
Report what needs to be reported
Be a resource
Mentor
13 Warning Signs Activity
 Using what has been discussed today as a backdrop…
Questions?
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