Outline Three Advantages and Three Disadvantages for Both the Tutor and the Learner for the Following the Teaching Resources

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OUTLINE THREE ADVANTAGES AND THREE DISADVANTAGES FOR BOTH THE TUTOR AND THE LEARNER FOR THE FOLLOWING THE TEACHING RESOURCES

Resources are any materials used by teachers when planning or doing teaching. Teachers should keep a record of resources that will be needed a scheme of work will help them to plan this for future classes.
“Failing to plan is planning to fail” Bob Clist
WHITEBOARDS
Using a whiteboard has its advantages and disadvantages for both tutors and students. Tutors may find them easy to use they force the tutor to record important points only and once they have been purchased they are cheap to use and maintain.
Students can use the information on the whiteboard to take notes this may be easier than taking notes from a
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Tutors that only communicate with their student via a computer this may hinder the student learner relationship.
The internet provides a vast amount of information this may be difficult for students as it can be overwhelming. Students that don’t have regular use of a computer will be hindered in their learning. Communication via the internet with the tutor can be difficult and time consuming.

POSTERS AND WALL CHARTS
Tutors will find posters and wall charts are a great tool for visual learners, they can be prepared in advance and can be placed in the classroom permanently which is an advantage for reflective learners.
Learners find that using more than one method of learning embeds information more effectively; permanent learning aids in the classroom can be referred to by the student at any time, and visual aids can make a lesson more interesting.
Posters and wall charts need to be purchased, ordered or designed this takes time and planning by the tutor. Posters and wall charts need to be used in the correct environment a prepared learning. Students may find the design of the poster or wall chart distracting.
HANDOUTS
Handouts are used by many tutors they are popular as they can be prepared in advance, Can control information students receive and can be taken home by students and used as a study aid.
Students may find these useful as they can be read at leisure, they may contain more detailed information than taught in class and

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