4. Required Activity
Now, look at the four units in this online course. You can do this by clicking on the links below. Remember to toggle back and forth using your back arrow.
Unit One: The Adult Learner
Unit Two: Teaching Reading to Adults
Unit Three: Teaching Writing to Adults
Unit Four: Tools for Tutoring Adults
In which unit do you expect your key questions to be addressed? Which areas in each unit do you know nothing about? In which areas will you feel confident as a volunteer tutor?
- Compare the sequence of the workshop to the key questions that you’ve jotted down. Where in the workshop will they be covered? Write down any topics that are missing or concerns you have in the comment section.
- Next, please focus on the estimated time it will take to complete this workshop – 14 hours. Do you think realistically that you will be able to complete this course? List some obstacles you think you might encounter, and use this list for your next assignment.
Figure out how you might overcome your obstacles to your completing this online training. List what you think you will need in order to keep up your motivation to continue, no matter how hectic your personal life might become. Click on "comments" and post your thoughts. Then read what others have to say.
Optional viewing: Watch this 6 minute video about Illiteracy in America, a portion of which was filmed by ABC News.