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TUTOR, civil law. A person who has been lawfully appointed to the care of the person and property of a minor.
     2. By the laws of Louisiana minors under the age of fourteen years, if males, and under the age of twelve years, if females, are both, as to their persons and their estates, placed under the authority of a tutor. Civ. Code, art. 263. Above that age, and until their, majority or emancipation, they are placed under the authority of a curator. Ibid.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors might be more appropriate.
When the writing tutor asks a question, he or she needs to step back and wait, letting silence allow the student to feel the tutor's confidence that the student has the capacity to formulate a solid response.
If writing tutors are already trained to respond to the rhetorical principles underlying a piece of writing, then why can't that knowledge be extended to improve new media compositions as well?
Both professionals and tutor researchers reported that undergraduate peer writing tutor research helps tutors become better at what they do; however, as with transfer, I would expect that the numbers would be much higher.
"What They Take with Them: Findings from the Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Project." Writing Center Journal 30.2 (2010): 12-46.
Gordon Phillips, a creative writing tutor for the Workers' Educational Association, will see eight members of his writers' workshop give readings of their work at Jesmond Community Festival tomorrow.
Interestingly, the advice professors gave was rarely discipline-specific or even graduate student specific; any writing tutor would suggest, as these professors did, that a student take advantage of a professor's offer to read drafts, write clearly, and so on.
Writing tutor John Whitehouse said: 'Writing based degrees are proving to be very popular student options, but our broadcast facilities take us one step further, allowing students to experience radio in exactly the same way as seasoned broadcasters.
Michelle Heritage, a full time vocal and song writing tutor at the Nexus Music Academy, will lead the course.
A European history professor who was once a discipline-specific writing tutor finds that she is now more actively involved in "teaching" writing to non-majors and majors.
When the student-athlete writer returned, they would sit down with a writing tutor, often not the same one who marked the paper, and the tutor would explain the markings.
Bella is a creative writing tutor, having worked in lifelong learning and on the BA Literature programme at Cardiff University.