Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven, iteratively tested framework to help writing center directors, tutors, writing program administrators, rhetoric and composition researchers, first-year composition instructors, and others interested in talk about writing to systematically analyze tutorsa talk and to use that analysis to train new tutors. The book strives toward two main goals: to provide an analytical research and assessment toolathe coding schemeathat other researchers can use to understand writing center tutor talk and to provide a close, empirical analysis of experienced tutor talk that can facilitate tutor training. The study details tutorsa use of three categories of tutoring strategiesainstruction, cognitive scaffolding, and motivational scaffoldingaat macro- and microlevels and results in practical recommendations for improving tutor training.... didnot have to do so), overlapping T7a#39;s turn and showing thatshe understood how to solve the contraction problem: aWasnot. ... She continued on after S2a#39;s backchannel (aO.K.a) with her explanation of that suggestion: T2: Why dona#39;t you put a ... In the previous topic episode, T2 and S2 decided on the essaya#39;s focus, so here T2 quickly moved to a revising strategy. ... in TE9athe need to focusthe paper solely on the change S2 made from her private school to college: T2: aThe first yearanbsp;...
|Title||:||Talk about Writing|
|Author||:||Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-09-25|