Note: The Writing and Learning Center is connected to Tutoring Services. You are welcome to use the form below to recommend a tutor for writing and/or course content. You are also welcome to use the form to recommend a receptionist.
Prospective writing tutors must meet the following criteria to be eligible to work with us: 1) strong written and oral communication skills, 2) minimum overall GPA of 3.0, 3) patience and empathy toward inexperienced writers, and 4) ability to maintain confidentiality. Along with an application, each applicant must submit two faculty recommendations, an academic writing sample, and an unofficial transcript.
Tutors are trained in general and writing-specific pedagogies, writing center theory, and best practices in writing tutoring. They complete practice sessions and observe experienced writing tutors prior to beginning to tutor. Ongoing training is conducted regularly to address questions and challenges that come up throughout the semester.
For more information, contact the Director of Learning Support Services, Dr. Amanda Johnston, by phone: (210) 805-5856, by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person: Student Engagement Center, room 3162.
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