Grounded in current writing center theory and practice, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring provides students with a comprehensive introduction to effective tutoring. Throughout the text, readers hear the voices of tutors and writers in first-person peer tutor accounts, reflective essays, and transcripts from actual sessions. Within each chapter, techniques, models, and exercises provide instruction appropriate for any level of tutoring.
Preface. About the Authors. 1. Why We Tutor. 2. The Writing Process. 3. The Tutoring Process. 4. Examining Expectations. 5. Observing in the Writing Center. 6. Tutoring Practice. 7. Reflecting on the First Session. 8. Reading in the Writing Center. 9. Working with ESL Writers 10. Writing Center Research 11. Writing Center Foundations 12. Interdisciplinary and On-line Tutoring 13. What if... Recommended Readings. List of Works Cited. Index.