APPENDIX C (pp. 171-177)

Tutor Situational Free Response Assessment (TSFRA)

——————————————

TUTOR SURVEY COVER PAGE

PART A

Tutor’s Name _______________________________
Please fill in your name (First Name Last Name)

Participant Number _____________
Please use the last four digits of your Social Security Number

Please complete Part A of the Tutor Survey (attached), turn it in,
pick up part B, complete it, and turn it in.

Thank you for participating in this study.

——————————————

Tutor Demographics

Date ____________ Assigned Participant Number _____________
Instructions: Please fill in the blanks below.

Gender: M___ F___ (M=Male, F=Female)

Estimate current Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) ______ (Note: A=4.0, B=3.0, C=2.0, D=1.0)

Highest degree earned to date: ________________ Year earned: ______

Age (in years): _____

College(s) where tutoring: Please put an X next to the college(s) where you are tutoring.
___ Chandler Gilbert Community College ___ Phoenix College|
___ Estrella Mountain Comm. Coll. Center ___ Paradise Valley Community College
___ GateWay Community College ___ Rio Salado Community College
___ Glendale Community College ___ Scottsdale Community College
___ Mesa Community College ___ South Mountain Community College

In the blanks below, fill in the subject areas you tutor. For each subject area, list the coursework or work experience which qualified you to tutor in this area. If you list any work experience, also list the number of years of experience to which you are referring.

Subject area(s) you      Hours of    &/      Work experience       Years of
were hired to tutor:     coursework   or      in field–Describe:     experience

__________________   ________        ____________________   _______
__________________   ________        ____________________   _______
__________________   ________        ____________________   _______

Previous tutoring experience: List any previous experience you have as a tutor, if any.
Location/Site  Approximate dates  Client description  # of Hrs. Subject/area

__________   ______________   _____________   ______   _________
__________   ______________   _____________   ______   _________
__________   ______________   _____________   ______   _________

Previous tutor training received: List any previous training you received as a tutor, if any.
Location/Site   Approximate dates  Description of training received  # of Hrs.

___________   _______________   _______________________   _____
___________   _______________   _______________________   _____
___________   _______________   _______________________   _____

There may be several reasons you chose to be a tutor. Please allocate 100 points among the seven choices below. Allocate the points according to the influence each had in your reason for becoming a tutor. You may assign zero (0) points to a choice, but the total must equal 100.

___ Like helping people
___ Need the money
___ Want to keep up on subjects/skills learned
___ Going into Education–wanted the experience
___ I received help and wanted to give something back
___ Flexible hours
___ Other: _____________________________________________________

——————————————

Tutor Response Survey

Imagine you are the tutor in the situation. You know nothing else about the student yet, other than what she has stated. Please answer the four questions stated below, use the back side of the paper if you need more room:

Situation A:

Sarah is a student who is working with you for the first time. She tells you she is returning to school after being out for more than ten years. She is meeting with you today because she is not doing well in her classes and is feeling frustrated. She tells you she is feeling ready to quit school but needs to stay in to get a better job.

What would be the most appropriate actions for you to take during this first session with this student (these actions would include what you might do or say to a student in the order they should occur)?

 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the specific reasons why you would say and do each action listed above?

What would be the most inappropriate actions for you to take during this first sesion with this student?

 

 

 

What are the specific reasons why these actions would be the most inappropriate action in this situation.

 

 

 

Given the concerns and the attitude of the student described above what would be the most important result you would like to accomplish during this first session with this student?

 

 

Imagine you are the tutor in the situation. You know nothing else about the student yet, other than what he has stated. Please answer the four questions stated below, use the back side of the paper if you need more room:

Situation B:

Jerry is working with you for the first time. He tells you that he just did terrible on his test and his instructor suggested that he meet with you. He also stated that he wasn’t a very good student in high school last year.

What would be the most appropriate actions for you to take during this first session with this student (these actions would include what you might do or say to a student in the order they should occur)?

 

 

 

 

 

What are the specific reasons why you would say and do each action listed above?

 

 

 

What would be the most inappropriate actions for you to take during this first sesion with this student?

 

 

What are the specific reasons why these actions would be the most inappropriate action in this situation.

 

 

 

Given the concerns and the attitude of the student described above what would be the most important result you would like to accomplish during this first session with this student?

 

 

 

 

 Next: D: Tutor Situational Objective Response Assessment (TSORA)

Page last updated on December 1st, 2013