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 Course Title:   Tutoring Skills for Mathematics

 Title Abbreviation:   TUTORING SKILLS FOR MATH

 Department:    MATH

 Course #:    149

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No


 CIP:    270101


 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

Provides preparation and practical experience for tutoring mathematics courses. Students will examine differences in student learning styles as well as a variety of teaching techniques. Emphasis will be placed on developing an effective tutoring style. Two hours of scheduled tutoring per week will be required.


Prerequisite: A minimum of MATH 099, with a grade of B (3.0) or higher in all mathematics coursework, or instructor's permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33



Systems: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify different learning styles.
  2. Identify one's own learning and teaching styles.
  3. Use a variety of questioning skills to assess for level of understanding.
  4. Use a variety of teaching techniques to aid student understanding.
  5. Develop some strategies for helping students with learning disabilities.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Student diversity and learning styles.
  2. Math anxiety.
  3. Learning disabilities.
  4. Questioning skills for mathematics.
  5. Tutoring strategies for mathematics.