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Avoid the Awkward Silence: Tips for Creating Conversation and Getting Students Involved in Tutoring Sessions
Jennifer L. Haden has been a writing mentor at the University of California at San Diego for three years. Haden provides three astute tips for writing tutors to help create a comfortable tutoring session.
How to Get Off Topic and Still Save Your Essay in One Tutoring Session or Less
SUNY Plattsburgh's Allison Squires argues that it is alright to take a break during a tutoring sessions and to talk about AMC's The Walking Dead.
Karma-Yoga and Non-attachment to the of Fruits of Work: Tutoring in the University Writing Center
Marin Smith is a graduate student in the Department of English at California State Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo. Her interest in Eastern religious philosophy began while she was teaching English in Kathmandu, ...
One Bad Experience
Madeline Seller's short story narrates the experience of a transfer student and how she overcomes a negative tutoring session.
Writing Center Meme Mania
Two Monologues on Grammar
Nick Moore graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in the spring of 2015. Nick is interested in ESL and writing tutoring. In these two poems, he focuses on grammar as a meaning making system, but his real passion is for creative writing.
Kyle Bell graduated from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh in the spring of 2014. He has embarked on an accelerated B.A./M.A. TESOL from Stony Brook University. In "Multiliteracy Memes," Bell uses ...