Apprenticeship in Composition Tutoring
Description: Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Writing II requirement. Composition Peer Learning Facilitators (PLFs) who work in Undergraduate Writing Center provided with ongoing mentoring in composition and peer learning methodologies. Overview of language, writing, and literacy needs of diverse college-age writers, including developing writers, multilingual writers, and nonnative English-speaking (NNS) writers. Provides opportunity to reflect critically on theoretical and practical frameworks for tutoring to which students have been introduced. PLFs receive guidance in their tutoring process via observations by course instructor and their peers. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. P/NP grading.