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St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors

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ISBN-10: 0312442262

ISBN-13: 9780312442262

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Christina Murphy, Steve Sherwood

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A brief guide to tutoring, with an anthology of essays. The fourth edition introduces sophisticated approaches to tutoring students of varying cultural backgrounds and new attention to technology, activity theory, ethical dimensions of tutoring writing, and challenges to theories of the writing process.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 5/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

The Tutoring Process: Exploring Paradigms and Practices
Tutoring and the Paradigms of Writing Instruction
The Tutor's Role: Developing an Informed Practice
The Stages of the Tutorial
Tutoring Online
On Becoming an Effective Tutor
Readings: Entering the Professional Conversation
Theoretical Constructs
The Idea of a Writing Center
Collaboration, Control, and the Idea of a Writing Center
Really Useful Knowledge: A Cultural Studies Agenda for Writing Centers
The Politics of Tutoring: Feminism within the Patriarchy
Postcolonialism and the Idea of a Writing Center
Interpersonal Dynamics
Freud in the Writing Center: The Psychoanalytics of Tutoring Well
"Whispers of Coming and Going": Lessons from Fanni
Intellectual Tug-of-War: Snapshots of Life in the Center
Ethical Dimensions
Censoring Students, Censoring Ourselves: Constraining Conversations in the Writing Center
Subjectivity in the Tutorial Session: How Far Can We Go?
"The Use of Force": Medical Ethics and Center Practice
Responding to Texts
Provocative Revision
Minimalist Tutoring: Making the Student Do All the Work
A Critique of Pure Tutoring
Constructing Each Other: Collaborating across Disciplines and Roles
Affirming Diversity
Cultural Conflicts in the Writing Center: Expectations and Assumptions of ESL Students
Reassessing the ��Proofreading Trap�: ESL Tutoring and Writing Instruction