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CRLA Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors
 

CRLA Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors







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The new CRLA Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors is available for order now!

The Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors is a must-read resource for postsecondary faculty and learning center professionals who hire, train, and supervise tutors and mentors. The Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors is designed to inspire development of training programs that meet the high standards of CRLA's certification initiatives: International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) and International Mentor Training Program Certification (IMTPC).

In 111 modules by 106 authors, the CRLA Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors provides what you need to create or improve your training program:

  • Theories underlying postsecondary tutoring, mentoring, and training
  • Modes of tutor and mentor training (day camps, conferences, training courses, blogs, and more)
  • Program management (design, funding, staff selection, evaluation, and more)
  • Training ideas (communication and relationships, rights and responsibilities, student populations, strategic learning, and more)

Here are comments from noted authorities in the profession on the Handbook for Training Peer Tutors and Mentors.

“Please use this handbook as a resource to expand your own knowledge base, repertoire of strategies, and best practices in academic support and learning assistance.” – Dr. Rick Sheets, Coordinator of International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) for the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)

“This publication . . . will be valued by educators working in a wide range of academic support programs and services.” – Dr. Jeanne Higbee, Chair of CRLA’s Media Advisory Board and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

“It is a big book filled with ideas from many perspectives.  Readers will find a variety of approaches on some topics and unique takes on others.  As a whole, the book constitutes a wealth of support for trainers of peer tutors and mentors and opens new vistas for exploration.  We wish for readers of this handbook the thrill of new discoveries and the joy of continued professional development.” –Dr. Russ Hodges and Dr. Karen Agee, Editors of the Handbook

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A sneak peek at the details within the Table of Contents (.docx)

Chapter 1: Theories Underlying Postsecondary Tutoring, Mentoring, and Training

Chapter 2: Modes of Tutor and Mentor Training

Chapter 3: General Training Topics

A. Communication and Relationships
B. Rights and Responsibilities
C. Resources
D. Student Populations
E. Learning

Chapter 4: Tutor Training Topics

A. Tutoring Sessions
B. Strategic Learning
C. Tutoring Subject Areas

Chapter 5: Mentor Training Topics

Chapter 6: Training Programs

Additional Information, Resources, & Updates (via a website)

 
 

College Reading & Learning Association website at crla.net.
Questions to
IMTPC (MENTOR) Coordinator: Page Keller at kellerp@cofc.edu
Questions to ITTPC (TUTOR) Coordinator: Rick Sheets at rick.sheets@crla.net
Last update: 18-Sep-2013

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