INTRODUCTION TO E-TUTORING. TOPICS TO BE COVERED:. Definition of an etutor What is and etutor? Who is an etutor? Competencies required Role of the traditional tutor Advantages and disadvantages of traditional tutoring Advantages and disadvantages of an etutor Interaction Models.
At the end of this lesson the learner should be able to:
Define the following interaction:
Opportunity for asking questions, clarifying doubts and discussing subjects on the spot.
Contact with respected authorities and experienced professionals.
Impossibility of adjusting message to level of all participants ('one size does not fit all')
Difficulties in monitoring participants' progress and evaluating acquired knowledge.ADV. AND DISADV. OF TRADITIONAL TUTORING
Training can be conducted anytime and anywhere.
Need of appropriate IT infrastructure.
Limited efficiency in soft skills training.Lack of direct contact between participants.ADV. AND DISADV. OF ETUTORING
An organisation may seek to implement any one of or a combination of the following three models of interaction:
The etutor will be required to formulate strategies for learning that are in keeping with the design employed by the institution