UW-Madison Tutor Development Conference

 

The Spring 2021 Tutor Development Conference is fully ONLINE!

Join us on Sunday, January 31 @ 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.        The Tutor Development Conference takes place every fall and spring semester.  The purpose of this event is to provide UW-Madison peer tutors and mentors across various learning support centers at the University an opportunity for training and/or professional development in various topics relevant to tutoring, student support and wellbeing in higher education, and creating inclusive educational environments.

Register for the conference here.

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A Physics Learning Center learning team meets online for a study session

If you have questions or trouble accessing the conference on the day of the conference, January 31, please go to this zoom link between 12:00 – 2:30 PM.

Or email questions to acts@cdo.wisc.edu

AGENDA

Sunday, January 31, 2021 Online, through ZOOM

  • 12:30-1:20pm: Session A
  • 1:30-2:20pm: Session B
  • 2:20 -2:30pm: Complete Feedback Survey

Session A

1. Mental Health and Healthy Coping In a Time of Political and Social Unrest and an ongoing Global Pandemic, Dr. Corey Steele

2. Useful Tools for Tutoring Math in an Online Environment, Dr. Leah Rineck

3. Developing Inclusive Practices for Tutors, Caitlyn LoMonte

Session B

1. Empowering Students and Changing the Student Mindset, Dr. Kweku Smith

2. Motivation, Procrastination, and Time-Management, Dr. Alberta M. Gloria, Valerie M. Orozco, and Zoua Lor

3. Experienced Tutor Panel, UW-Madison Peer Tutors

Presented by the Learning Support Group

The UW-Madison Learning Support Group is made up of academic support professionals from:

  • Center for Academic Excellence (CAE)
  • Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE)
  • College of Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Statistics
  • Academic Coaching and Tutoring Services (ACTS) – Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement
  • The Writing Center
  • University Housing
  • Wisconsin Athletics Academic Services