St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors

ISBN-10: 0312661916

ISBN-13: 9780312661915

Edition: 4th 2011

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Balancing material on classic tutoring methods with coverage of modern approaches, The St Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors, Fourth Edition, is both a brief guide to tutoring and an anthology of perceptive essays. The Sourcebook explores contemporary developments in writing center theory and practice, including multimedia and multimodal contexts for tutoring, sophisticated approaches to working with students of varying cultural backgrounds, and extensive analyses of various models of the composition process. As a training manual or as a reference work, The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors offers invaluable support for today's writing center and classroom. Book jacket.
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List price: $25.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 2/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.01" wide x 8.96" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

CHRISTINA MURPHY is Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of English at The William Paterson University of New Jersey. Her books include "Writing Centers: An Annotated Bibliography" (Greenwood, 1996), "Landmark Essays on Writing Centers" (1995), "The St. Martin's Sourcebook for Writing Tutors" (1995), "Writing Center Perspectives" (1995), "Critical Thinking Skills Journal" (1995), and "Ann Beattie" (1986).

The Tutoring Process: Exploring Paradigms and Practices
Tutoring and the Paradigms of Writing Instruction
The Tutor's Role: Developing an Informed Practice
Dimensions of the Tutorial
Tutoring Online
Multimodal Tutoring
On Becoming an Effective Tutor
Readings: Entering the Professional Conversation
Theoretical Constructs
The Idea of a Writing Center
Revisiting �The Idea of a Writing Center�
Collaboration, Control, and the Idea of a Writing Center
Lessons of Inscription: Tutor Training and the �Professional Conversation�
Portrait of the Tutor as an Artist: Lessons No One Can Teach
What We Talk About When We Talk About Tutoring
Power and Authority in Peer Tutoring
Minimalist Tutoring: Making the Student Do All the Work
A Critique of Pure Tutoring
Tutoring Style, Tutoring Ethics: The Continuing Relevance of the Directive/Nondirective Instructional Debate
Kairos and the Writing Center: Modern Perspectives on an Ancient Idea
Identifying Our Ethical Responsibility: A Criterion-Based Approach
Tutor and Student Assessments of Academic Writing Tutorials: What Is �Success�?
Writing Center Assessment: Searching for the �Proof� of Our Effectiveness
Exporting Writing Center Pedagogy: Writing Fellows Programs as Ambassadors for the Writing Center
A Writing Center-Education Department Collaboration: Training Teachers to Work One-on-One
Affirming Diversity
�Whispers of Coming and Going�: Lessons from Fannie
Learning Disabilities and the Writing Center
Queering the Writing Center
Reassessing the �Proofreading Trap�: ESL Tutoring and Writing Instruction
Addressing Racial Diversity in a Writing Center: Stories and Lessons from Two Beginners
Explorations: The Multimodal Writing Center
Preserving the Rhetorical Nature of Tutoring When Going Online
Words, Images, Sounds: Writing Centers as Multiliteracy Centers
New Media Matters: Tutoring in the Late Age of Print
The Future of Multiliteracy Centers in the E-World: An Exploration of Cultural Narratives and Cultural Transformation
Resources for Further Inquiry
International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)
National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW)
Online Resources
Electronic Networks and Blogs
Books and Articles
Grammar Hotline Directory
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