Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: University Volunteer Tutor Programs and Secondary School Classrooms: Outline Focused on Key Questions and Concerns (Information Resource)

Description: The following outline is designed as a starting point for examining university volunteer tutor programs in junior high and high school classrooms. The outline is organized to address the following key questions and concerns surrounding such programs:
  • What ideas provide a rationale for school tutoring?
  • How could classrooms improve as a result of having volunteers present? What results can be expected?
  • What are the challenges to implementing university volunteer tutor programs?
  • What features have been proposed for effective classroom tutoring?
  • What is proposed for training and preparation of tutors and school staff with respect to establishing and maintaining effective volunteer programs?
The data and content notes included are meant to assist in pursuing research and preparing presentations on the topic. The resources from which the content was drawn are cited in the reference list.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/tutout.pdf  97kb; 11pp