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Goucher College    
  Feb 25, 2018
Goucher College 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalogue
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MA 121 - Foundations of Quantitative Tutoring (1 Cr.)

This course teaches the theory and practice of quantitative teaching and tutoring methods through literature, research,and hands-on experience. Students will read and write about quantitative literacy, quantitative reasoning, data analytics, and mathematics. Students will develop writing skills, listening techniques, and oral communication strategies to support students in those content areas across the curriculum. They will also study relevant literature on learning, academic support, tutoring, and teaching methods, focusing on quantitative fields. All students are expected to actively engage in class in discussions and other collaborative activities about educational methods. Practical tutoring applications and projects will be included such as observations of other tutors and reflections on one’s own tutoring practice. This course is designed to help tutors create a more productive environment for tutoring and grow as a learner themselves. This course is designed for students who are recommended as potential Quantitative Reasoning Center tutors and those interested in teaching careers. Prerequisite: Permission of Quantitative Reasoning Director. Stauffer. Fall and Spring, as needed. 

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