Peer Tutorial Practicum (Lang /Lit)

This is a training course for peer tutors. Through readings, journal responses, discussions, and practical experience, the course introduces students to the theories used in writing center work as well as the practical application of those theories. Tutors peer-critique, self-monitor, and tutor. The main objective is for students to become effective peer tutors and better writers.Prerequisite: Faculty recommendation and a grade of B+ or higher in a composition course / 1, 2, or 3 credits. Offered: Varies


Reading Tutorial Practicum

In this two-semester course, students participate in a comprehensive training experience designed to thoroughly familiarize them with the tutoring process by means of videotape viewing, readings, discussion, and supervised practicum in the local elementary schools. (Contact Hours: For one credit (15 hrs): 6 classroom hours, 9 tutoring hours. For two credits (30 hrs): 6 classroom hours, 24 tutoring hours. For three credits (45 hrs): 6 classroom hours, 39 tutoring hours. Once a student has completed the six classroom hours of instruction in one semester, subsequent enrollment in the Reading Tutorial Practicum consists of 15, 30, or 45 supervised tutorial hours with no further formal classroom hours necessary. Students may receive work-study money if they qualify. Prerequisite: Faculty recommendation and successful CORI/SORI clearance / 1, 2, or 3 credits. Offered: Fall-Spring