Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring by Paula GillespieLongman Guide to Peer Tutoring by Paula Gillespie

Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring

byPaula Gillespie, Neal Lerner

Paperback | May 31, 2007

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Grounded in current writing center theory and practice, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring provides students with a comprehensive introduction to effective tutoring.


Throughout the book, readers hear the voices of tutors and writers in first-person peer tutor accounts, reflective essays, and transcripts from actual sessions. Within each chapter, techniques, models, and exercises provide instruction appropriate for any level of tutoring.

Title:Longman Guide to Peer TutoringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:May 31, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205573320

ISBN - 13:9780205573325

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Table of Contents


About the Authors.

 1. Why We Tutor.

 2. The Writing Process.

 3. The Tutoring Process.

 4. Examining Expectations.

 5. Observing in the Writing Center.

 6. Tutoring Practice.

 7. Reflecting on the First Session.

 8. Reading in the Writing Center.

 9. Working with ESL Writers

10. Writing Center Research

11. Writing Center Foundations

12. Interdisciplinary and On-line Tutoring

13. What if...

Recommended Readings.

List of Works Cited.