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Resources for SCAA logoTutors

The resources and materials presented here are for the use of the SCAA and PLUS tutors.  Though it's presented in two sections, all the resources can be useful for either group of tutors, so please review the entire listing.

• Resources and Guidelines

SCAA Guidelines for Tutors - June 2010
SCAA Mission and Values
SCAA OWL Procedures and Guidelines
Tutoring Code of Ethics
The Tutoring Cycle (text)
The Tutoring Cycle (graphic)
Tutoring Math pt. I
Tutoring Math pt. II
FAQs - Working with a Math Tutor
Tutoring Writing
FAQs - Working with a Writing Tutor
Tutoring International Students
Tutoring Students with Disabilities

Bloom's Taxonomy - Levels of Learning
Bloom's Taxonomy - Keywords


Collaborative Learning through Study Groups

Discussion Activity - Group Work

Group Quiz Activity
Group Tutoring Suggestions

Using Small Groups Effectively


Reading Textbooks
Reading for Speed and Effectiveness

Effective Listening and Note-taking
Note-taking for Chemistry and Sciences

Summarize and Evaluate Lecture Notes

Taking Essay Tests
Essay Tests - Keywords
Taking Objective Tests
Test-taking Strategies

Tutoring Math

Tutoring Writing
Tutoring International Students
Tutoring Students with Disabilities


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General Resources for Tutors

Study Hacks - http://calnewport.com/blog/
The Study Hacks blog teaches students how to do (very) well without burning out. It preaches the idea that you should: do less; do better; and know why.

Online Academic Success Videos from Dartmouth College - http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/videos/index.html
Videos on chemistry, time management, notetaking, stress management, reading improvement, and strategic learning

Multimedia Tutorials - http://douglas.bc.ca/services/learning-centre/online-tutoring/multimedia-tutorials.html
A teriffic collection of video tutorials created by Douglass College tutors.  Inlcudes videos on time management, textbook reading, notetaking, essay writing, study tips for math, and others

Math Tutoring

Video Math Tutor - http://www.videomathtutor.com/index.html
A collection of free videos from basic math through algebra

Khan Academy - http://www.khanacademy.org/index.html
Over 700 videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic and algebra to differential equations, physics, and finance

The Math Forum - http://mathforum.org/
From Drexel University

Writing Tutoring

First Tier Courses (ENGL 3000/3001) Evaluation Criteria
First Tier Courses (ENGL 3000 3001) FAQs

Materials for Writing Tutors from Dartmouth College - http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/tutor/toc.shtml
Very complete information for writing tutors.  Includes a Tutor Training Video and The Personal Statement Training Video

The Purdue OWL - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Best Online Writing Lab in the universe

Interactive Grammar Quizzes http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz_list.htm

Grammar Bytes - interactive quizzes http://www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm

Paradigm Writing Assistant - http://www.powa.org/

Tutor.edu - http://ww3.montreat.edu/tutor/
A manual for writing center tutors

Writing Documentation/Citation

Plagiarism

Tutoring International and Non-Native English Speaking Students

Tutoring Non-Native English Speaking Students - http://resources.jjay.cuny.edu/erc/tutoring/pdfs/Guidebook.pdf
A resource for tutor training and support fro the Center for English Language Support, John Jay College and the Center for English Language Learners, Queensborough Community College

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SCAA Contact Information

Tel: (510) 885-3674
Email: scaa@csueastbay.edu

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