Tutor Resources

Diversity & Inclusion in Tutoring

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Resources and ideas to increase inclusivity in your tutoring sessions

Online Tutoring Best Practices

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Ideas to keep video chat sessions engaging

Asking for Feedback

Tutoring Feedback Form

Google Form Version

Information about Asking for Feedback, and an anonymous survey to help you ask your tutees for feedback

Facilitation Strategies

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16 ideas for facilitating peer-to-peer interactions and helping your group learn

Career Readiness Competencies

Iowa State's 8 areas for career readiness


Session Guides

Conducting Sessions

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Common components of most successful tutoring sessions

First Session

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Things to do and consider when getting started

Tutoring Session Plan

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Tips for how to organize a tutoring session

Group Tutoring

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Special considerations for working with small-group tutoring

Redirecting Questions

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A list of questions you can ask for clarification, to demonstrate understanding, and to encourage participation


Policies & Documents

Tutor Position DescriptionTutor position description document
Tutor-Tutee ExpectationsYou can use this document to discuss and build tutoring expectations in your group
Tutor Orientation PacketThe packet we use during Tutor Orientation sessions
Tutor HandbookContains information on important rules and guidelines for tutors to know and understand
Tutor Policy StatementA document that reminds tutors what is expected of them
Tutee Policy StatementA document that reminds tutees what is expected of them
Tutor Resignation PolicyProcess used in extenuating circumstances when tutors must resign mid-semester
Tutoring Observation FormA copy of the tutor mentor observation form