CE  Vol.5 No.11 , June 2014
Developing Competency Model to Promote Tutor’s Ability and Qualities in China
Author(s) Jiadong Zhang*
ABSTRACT
A competency model of tutoring in China is described and established. Emphasis is placed on the assessment of a tutor’s sense of competence across different domains, instead of viewing perceived competence as a unitary construct. The results show that significant characteristics for an effective tutor include: personal charisma, emotional stability, ability to think clearly, patience, aptitude for training others and an affinity for the work. The validity of the empirical validity and copy reliability of the competency model are tested. Emphasis is placed on its factorial validity. Each subscale defines a separate factor. The factor structure is extremely stable. The scale is viewed as an alternative to those existing measures of questionable validity and reliability. Providing the detailed methods and details of most characteristics, the results will be significant for the training and development of tutors in China.

Cite this paper
Zhang, J. (2014) Developing Competency Model to Promote Tutor’s Ability and Qualities in China. Creative Education, 5, 1000-1007. doi: 10.4236/ce.2014.511114.
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