Tutor Training for Math/Science Tutors

Course Description

Required training course for De Anza math/science tutors during their first quarter of tutoring. Strategies and communication skills to help peer tutors conduct productive, effective, and fun tutoring sessions. Experience reflecting on instructional and learning theory and practicing theory-based tutoring techniques. Strategies for working with students from diverse backgrounds and with various learning styles. Self-reflection and peer feedback on actual tutoring sessions.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
38614 LRNA 98 01Z ····F·· 01:30 PM-03:40 PM Diana Alves de Lima ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-01-26 to 2024-03-01.
LRNA-098.01Z: Fully ONLINE. This course is restricted to students who have been selected to work as a De Anza tutor. See or e-mail for info. This is a late-start, 5-week class with required weekly Zoom meetings, as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. This class uses the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

1 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 1
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading

Requisite and Advisory

Must be selected to work as a De Anza tutor.
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