Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Workshop on "How to Become Excellent Tutors"

A workshop was held for all OUM's tutors from Perak Learning Centres on May 17, 2008. The workshop entitled "How to Become OUM Excellent Tutors" was facilitated by Richard Ng, Director of OUM Perak Regional Learning Centre.

50 tutors who are involved in tutoring the May Semester learners have been invited to attend. The objective of the workshop is identify the characteristics of an excellent tutors based on five areas; Online Participation, Face-to-Face session, Tutor Marked Assignment and Exam Preparation.

The Tutors are divided into four groups with each group identifying the reality and expectation of tutors for each area. Generally, all the tutors agreed that they have only achieved an average of 7 out of 10 between reality and expectation. Hence, everyone have been told to improve on their performance for the coming semester.

Prof. Dr. Mansor Fadzil, the Senior Vice President of OUM attended the session and provided valuable advice to all tutors present. He told the tutors to strive harder and treat every learners as if they were their children, brothers or sisters.

One of the team leaders presenting her group's findings.

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