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(ENGL 395R) Tutoring Composition

Offered only to Reading/Writing Lab Tutors. Designed to give writing tutors the practical and theoretical background necessary to tutor English composition.

Credit Hours 1.0 Lecture
Prerequisite None
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand theories of human learning and to create a learning environment.
  • Understand writing processes as explained by researchers and theorists.
  • Understand how components of identity and experience such as class, race, gender, national origin, language, and fluency affect communication and how you can foster sensitive and productive communication.
  • Set priorities for revision, taking into account individual writing processes, learner strengths, and rhetorical contexts.
  • Communicate successfully with other writers through writing, face-to-face communication, and electronic media.
  • Know and use strategies for collaborating effectively with other writers.
  • Know and use reflective tools such as self-study for responsible, responsive, and engaged practice.