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1:1 Specialist Study Skills Tutor

1:1 specialist study skills tutor:

As a specialist 1:1 study skills tutor i provide students (who are recognised as having dyslexia and co-ocurring difficulties for example, dyspraxia and ADHD) with learning strategies. Support for each student directly reflects their disability needs assessment report which is then integrated into student support plans. I work in an holistic and person-centred manner that reflects the 1:1 individual aspirations and needs of each student.

 

All specialist 1:1 learning support works in accordance with the seven underlying principles as specified by Association of Dyslexia Specialist in Higher Education ADSHE.

  • Meta-cognition
  • Relevance
  • Over learning
  • Modelling
  • Multi-sensory
  • Motivation
  • ‘little and often’

I provide students with learning support strategies for developing their:

  • Critical thinking and writing
  • Research and resource skills
  • Reading techniques
  • Comprehension
  • Academic langauge and writing
  • Grammar & spelling strategies
  • Punctuation
  • Writing composition and cohesion
  • Workload planning (profiles, Gantt chart)
  • Revision and exam strategies
  • Editing techniques and proofreading strategies
  • Reflective thinking and writing
  • Improved memory skills, concentration and focus
  • Learning styles
  • Note taking strategies
  • Decoding briefs
  • Presentations (IT and ICT skills)
  • Harvard, APA referencing

 

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