Online teaching requires special considerations. You may find that much of what you’re used to telling students verbally now needs to be translated into text. You’ll also want to know what technology options are available to make sure you’re taking advantage of your options: Are timed quizzes available? Does your learning management system (LMS) allow links to YouTube? Can students video themselves answering discussion questions, or does their homework have to be written? Beyond knowing the ins and outs of the LMS you'll be using, here are some ways to ensure a successful adaption of your curriculum:  
I started out simply attending SI for BIOS 110 as a freshman and loved it so much that I used it for as many courses as I could afterward!  These also included my general Chemistry courses, CHEM 121 and CHEM 124.  I started working at the Student Success Center as a tutor and SI instructor last summer.  After almost a year of working, I have led SI sessions for BIOS 101, 110, and 120, and I have held study sessions for CHEM 124.  Having gone through these courses myself and attended SI for my own benefit, I strongly encourage all to take advantage of the Student Success Center's services.
There are a variety of organizations which have set up a volunteer program to help educate students in less fortunate parts of the world. Contact the organization you are interested in and discuss whether there's a match between what they expect from an English teaching volunteer and what you are up for. If you need help finding the right program for you please let us know, we are more than happy to assist you!
Ask your course creators if the system has special tools and functions. Is there a way to simultaneously poll all of the students to gauge their understanding of a topic? Can students type thoughts or questions into a chat or discussion while another student is speaking and save time on the additional verbal back and forth? You don’t want to discover special capabilities halfway through a course!
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Hi there! Quentin, 27, I live in Montreal - French native. I'd say I have an advanced level in English - I spend roughly 70% of my time talking in English. I'm looking for some lessons/tips/guidance from a native speaker - from UK/US preferably (but I'm open to anything!) - to get me towards the "100% fluent" mark. This wouldn't be meant specifically from a business / career perspective, but more for things like: - Accents: I'd like to understand...
I am relatively new to tutoring here at LSUS, but I find it quite enjoyable. Every student is capable of doing well in their classes, but sometimes they just need a little push to understand everything. I am happy to help students realize what they are able to do and show them that they can conquer any course. Students often say they are weak in math or just don't get it, but I say they can solve the problems and so can you.
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One of the main benefits of online tutoring is the convenience it affords you in scheduling sessions. If not for the flexibility of online learning, most would probably go the traditional route and hire an in-person tutor. We looked for services with one-on-one instruction, scheduled sessions, on-demand sessions, offline help, and 24/7 availability. Those with the most choices scored the highest.
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