Another explanation is that another survey, such as the Peer Writing Tutor
Alumni Research Project (Hughes, Gillespie, & Kail, 2010), is a better instrument to gauge the long-term benefits of tutor research since most of the respondents to my survey, by design, were tutors who had only recently participated in tutor research or were still participating in those projects.
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.
Section III, "Research Methods for Writing Tutors
," is specifically dedicated to preparing tutors to design a research plan.
Using purposeful sampling (Creswell, 2014; Jones, Torres, & Arminio, 2014), I interviewed three individuals who represented the MU Athletics Department at various levels: Ralph Smargin, the athletics director, Charlotte Carren, the tutorial coordinator, and Patrick Hollett, a writing tutor
Their work builds on the Peer Writing Tutor
Alumni Research Project by Bradley Hughes, Paula Gillespie, and Harvey Kail, which surveyed over a hundred former tutors to gauge their level of professional development in writing centers.
Macfarlane, a creative writing tutor
in the UK, offers ideas and inspiration for teachers, tutors, and literacy coordinators.
We are delighted that the classes will be led by local writer Norah Hill, who was a creative writing tutor
for Leeds University adult education and a well-published writer.
The winners received their certificates from creative writing tutor
Gale Barker, Kirklees College principal Peter McCann, curriculum team leader for English, Jo Huszcza and functional skills tutor Sandra Payne.
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.
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.