Introduction to Peer Tutoring in Writing and Reading

Course Description

Required training for De Anza writing and reading tutors. Introduction to the theory and practice of tutoring writing and reading, including strategies and approaches to help students from diverse linguistic backgrounds with different levels of college reading and writing skills. Students read about, observe, discuss, write about and practice the craft of tutoring writing and reading. After an initial orientation, students in the class begin tutoring and reflect on their tutoring experiences as part of the class.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
47380 LRNA 97 01Z ···R··· 04:00 PM-05:50 PM Amy Leonard ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-04-08 to 2024-06-28.
LRNA-097.01Z: Fully ONLINE. This course is restricted to students who have been selected to work as De Anza tutors. See or e-mail for info. This is an online class with required weekly Zoom meetings, as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. This class uses the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at ed/students/remotelearning .

Course Details

3 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 3
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

Must be selected to work as a De Anza tutor.
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