Workshop: General Tutor Training

Course ID - CTD0413-4    

Short Title: Training Manual    

Audience:       Math Lab Tutors
Length of Workshop:        4 hours 
Prerequisite     none

This workshop will provide tutors with coaching techniques that will help them guide students from dependence to independence.  Tutors will also understand the important and essential role that they play within the institution.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of academic tutoring and coaching in the Math Labs.
  • Explain the advantages of working within a CRLA certified lab / support center.
  • Describe appropriate dress for tutors.
  • Explain the importance of accurately reporting work hours.
  • Describe appropriate emergency procedures.
  • Create a professional relationship with students.
  • Explain how soliciting for private tutoring constitutes a conflict of interest.
  • Appropriately refer students to other support services.
  • Explain the difference between active and passive learning.
  • Use questioning and listening techniques to facilitate active learning.
  • Provide professional, high quality assistance to students in a group or one-on-one setting.




Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0413-4 
Course Title: Training Manual
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.