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Learning Assistance Project (LAP): Networking and Professional Development Event — Mesa College (10/23/15)

10/23/2015 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

WHO

Teams from each San Diego and Imperial Valley Campus should attend:

  • The Basic Skills Coordinator
  • Tutoring Coordinator(s) from different Tutorial Centers on your Campus
  • One-to-Two STRONG tutors/campus, who you could coach to be a presenter at Spring 2016’s Tutor Expo at San Diego City College on March 11th through March 12th (more information provided during this event)

WHAT

3CSN’s newest Community of Practice (CoP): The Learning Assistance Project (LAP). 

WHY

LAP’s mission is to learn and discuss about how to best Professionalize the field of Tutoring, which means we want to develop:

  • A Common Language for Tutoring Terminology
  • A Clearinghouse for the Different Tutorial Organizational Practices from Across the Region and State
  • Best Practices in Tutor Training
  • Regional and Statewide Events that Will Enhance a Growing Tutor and Tutoring Coordinator Network

Some of LAP’s Beliefs are:

  1. Tutors are educational professionals
  2. Tutor training should be rigorous, practical, and sustainable
  3. Instructors and tutors have different yet equitable roles
  4. Tutoring is about student empowerment
  5. Tutoring contributes to student success

TENTATIVE AGENDA

8:30 Breakfast and Conversation 

9:00 3CSN and LAP Overview

9:20 Network

9:45 Read together

10:30 Break 

10:45 Best Practice in Tutor Training: Building Metacognition with Reading Apprenticeship

11:30 Evaluation of Tutor Programs: How to Ask the “Right” Data Questions

12:15 Lunch and Discussion: What might you present at Tutor Expo 2016  

1:00  Tutor Expo Preview (March 11 to 12 at San Diego City College)

1:45 Wrap up/Evals

 

Mesa Campus Map: http://www.sdmesa.edu/directories/campus-map/

More parking information will be provided as we get closer to event.

Light breakfast and lunch provided.

Details

Date:
10/23/2015
Time:
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Website:
http://lapmesa.eventbrite.com

Organizer

3CSN
Website:
3csn.org

Venue

Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Dr
San Diego, CA 92111 United States
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