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.The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson. Matters. Schulz, Marion, and Daniela Schmidt. 1993. aYes/No Questions with Negation: Towards IntegratingSemantics and Pragmatics .
|Title||:||Talk about Writing|
|Author||:||Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-09-25|