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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.
Table of Contents
|The Tutoring Process: Exploring Paradigms and Practices||p. 1|
|Tutoring and the Paradigms of Writing Instruction||p. 2|
|The Tutor's Role: Developing an Informed Practice||p. 9|
|Dimensions of the Tutorial||p. 10|
|Tutoring Online||p. 24|
|Multimodal Tutoring||p. 27|
|On Becoming an Effective Tutor||p. 32|
|Readings: Entering the Professional Conversation||p. 35|
|Theoretical Constructs||p. 44|
|The Idea of a Writing Center||p. 44|
|Revisiting ˘The Idea of a Writing Center÷||p. 58|
|Collaboration, Control, and the Idea of a Writing Center||p. 70|
|Lessons of Inscription: Tutor Training and the ˘Professional Conversation÷||p. 77|
|Portrait of the Tutor as an Artist: Lessons No One Can Teach||p. 97|
|What We Talk About When We Talk About Tutoring||p. 112|
|Power and Authority in Peer Tutoring||p. 112|
|Minimalist Tutoring: Making the Student Do All the Work||p. 128|
|A Critique of Pure Tutoring||p. 133|
|Tutoring Style, Tutoring Ethics: The Continuing Relevance of the Directive/Nondirective Instructional Debate||p. 148|
|Kairos and the Writing Center: Modern Perspectives on an Ancient Idea||p. 155|
|Identifying Our Ethical Responsibility: A Criterion-Based Approach||p. 164|
|Tutor and Student Assessments of Academic Writing Tutorials: What Is ˘Success÷?||p. 175|
|Writing Center Assessment: Searching for the ˘Proof÷ of Our Effectiveness||p. 199|
|Exporting Writing Center Pedagogy: Writing Fellows Programs as Ambassadors for the Writing Center||p. 214|
|A Writing Center-Education Department Collaboration: Training Teachers to Work One-on-One||p. 227|
|Affirming Diversity||p. 233|
|˘Whispers of Coming and Going÷: Lessons from Fannie||p. 233|
|Learning Disabilities and the Writing Center||p. 249|
|Queering the Writing Center||p. 263|
|Reassessing the ˘Proofreading Trap÷: ESL Tutoring and Writing Instruction||p. 284|
|Addressing Racial Diversity in a Writing Center: Stories and Lessons from Two Beginners||p. 302|
|Explorations: The Multimodal Writing Center||p. 326|
|Preserving the Rhetorical Nature of Tutoring When Going Online||p. 326|
|Words, Images, Sounds: Writing Centers as Multiliteracy Centers||p. 334|
|New Media Matters: Tutoring in the Late Age of Print||p. 344|
|The Future of Multiliteracy Centers in the E-World: An Exploration of Cultural Narratives and Cultural Transformation||p. 361|
|Resources for Further Inquiry||p. 375|
|International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)||p. 375|
|National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW)||p. 376|
|Online Resources||p. 376|
|Electronic Networks and Blogs||p. 376|
|Books and Articles||p. 378|
|Grammar Hotline Directory||p. 382|
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