Writing and Tutoring

Writing and Tutoring
Instruction in advanced writing and peer tutoring. Students will learn to design and present ideas to be successfully understood by specified audiences; write coherent and unified texts; use various methods of invention, organization, and style; utilize the library and electronic resources; evaluate and comment on the writing of others. Students will learn to understand not only their own writing process but help tutees do the same; communicate orally in class and in one-on-one conferences; master composition and peer tutoring theory and practice.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesWRTG 150
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 310
Course Outcomes

Theoretical Foundations

Understand theoretical foundations of peer tutoring and composition pedagogy.

Tutoring Skills

Develop skill and flexibility in employing a variety of methods and strategies to help students of varying abilities and personalities understand and apply principles of writing effectively and thereby improve as writers.

Professional Conversations

Engage in professional conversations about writing, tutoring writing, writing centers, and writing fellows programs, whether through research and writing, participating in local, regional, or national conferences, or publishing in relevant venues.