100 Tutor Training - .5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 1 unit (Pass/No Pass Only)
English 48 and English 49 and Mathematics
34A, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent,
or Assessment Skill Levels R5, W5 and M20.
Limitation on Enrollment:
Student must have
completed a minimum of 12 units of college credit
with an accumulated grade point average of 3.0 or
better in subject area he/she will tutor.
This course prepares college-level students for
tutoring adult/college students. Student trainees
learn about tutoring methods as well as how to use
appropriate written and mediated instructional
materials. The course includes supervised tutoring
practice. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.
150 Advanced Tutor Training - .5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 1 unit (Pass/No Pass Only)
Education 100 and Computer Business
Technology 120 each with a grade of “C” or better, or
The course is designed to prepare college level
persons for tutoring adult/college students in an
online environment. Online tutoring methods, use
of appropriate written and mediated instructional
materials and equipment, and supervised practice
tutoring are included in this course. Online tutoring
techniques and methodology are emphasized.
Laboratory hours are by arrangement with the
tutorial center coordinators. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.
200 Teaching as a Profession - 2 hours lecture, 2 units (Grade Only)
: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or
equivalent or Assessment Skill Level R6 and W6.
This course is a study of the foundations and issues
related to effective instruction in reading, writing,
science and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on
both curriculum and pedagogy. Students also
explore current educational career options. This
course is designed for students considering teaching
as a profession as well as for paraprofessionals and
tutors. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.
203 Service Learning for Prospective Teachers - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)
Limitation on Enrollment:
Health and Safety. Student
must meet safety and health clearance standards for
public school volunteer experience placement.
This course is designed for students considering
teaching as a profession, and for prospective
tutors. The purpose of this class is to provide early,
supervised experience to pre-service teachers in
the form of service learning. Experiential learning
activities include observing and/or tutoring at
various educational levels. Through this service
learning, students are made aware of skills needed
in the teaching profession. Additionally, they
are mentored in the application of classroom
management techniques and routine teaching skills
required in the public schools. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.
270 Teaching as a Profession-Work Experience - Hours by Arrangement (One unit of credit is
earned for each 75 hours of paid employment or
60 hours of volunteer work.), 1-4 units (Grade Only)
Education 200 with a grade of “C”
or better, or equivalent, and approval of Work
This course is directed work study designed to
provide the pre-service teacher with an opportunity
to apply classroom theory in a public school setting
with an assigned Work Experience supervisor.
It is the purpose of this course to provide early
supervised experience to pre-service teachers
in order that they may begin to develop fluency
with fundamental skills of literacy development,
individual and small group tutoring, classroom
management, and other routine teaching skills
required in public schools. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.
This discipline may offer specialized instruction
in one or more of the following areas: Supervised
Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265),
Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction
(296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience
(270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on
page 310. Please refer to the class schedule and/or
see the dean or department chair for availability.