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Tutor Education

Interested in becoming a peer tutor? Please stop by the RWC to talk with the Director, Dr. Kathi Griffin or the Coordinator, Dr. Tatiana Glushko. You can also ask a tutor. Your professional development would begin with taking ENG 310. To register for the 1-hour course, you will need to be recommended by one of your instructors and have an overall GPA of 2.5.

Tutor Development Courses

ENG 310: Tutoring Writing in a Global Context 

ENG 311: Issues in Tutoring Writing

Resources for Peer Tutors in Writing

[If you find a source about a particular tutoring problem that seems helpful, please let us know, so we can add that information here.]

To learn more about how tutoring in the writing center prepares you for your career, consult these three Writing Lab Newsletter (WLN) articles:

Putting Your Writing Center Experience to Work by Lisa Whalen

Shaping Careers in the Writing Center by Kathleen Welsch

Tutoring Writing as Career Development by Sue Dinitz and Jean Kiedaisch

To view and discuss different scenarios of writing tutorials, please use Tutoring Scenarios Video.

Writing Center Journals  

WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship

Dangling Modifier

The Peer Review

Writing Center Journal

Professional Organizations

Mississippi Writing Center Association (MSWCA)

Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA)

International Writing Center Association (IWCA)

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW)