Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants


Building Strategic Tutoring Partnerships: Using Professional Development Software to Form Mutually Beneficial University and P-12 School Collaborations


Special Education, Foundations and Technology


College of Education

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Strategic Tutoring (Hock, Schumaker, & Deshler, 1999) is a research-validated approach for providing one-on-one instruction during which learners master a specific learning strategy while getting assistance on immediate tasks. Software for delivering training in the model has been developed, field-tested, and shown to be effective with teachers, para-professionals, and volunteer tutors (Lancaster & Lancaster, 2006). Recently, College of Education faculty at a Midwestern university have used the software to prepare pre-admittance education candidates to tutor students in local schools. Thus, discussion in this roundtable will focus on the components of the Strategic Tutoring software and how it was used in a pre-admission college of education clinical course to provide training to students. Additionally, presenters will discuss methods for collecting efficacy data on the experience and initial findings.

Conference Name

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 2013 Conference

Conference Location

New Orleans, LA

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