Writing Fellows: Peer Tutoring Theory

ENG 316: Writing Fellows Program flyer

Do you like to write?

Do you like to teach others?
Do you want to improve your own writing skills?
Do you want to build your resume?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, sign up for ENG 316 Writing Fellows: Peer Tutoring Theory (CRN 65268) and Practice this Fall!
The benefits of this course include:
  • The opportunity to work closely with an instructor, establishing a relationship that could prove valuable later in your academic career.
  • Increased chances of employment as a writing tutor in UHWO’s  Noeau Center.
  • Resume-building leadership experiences that could be beneficial for graduate school applications, future teaching employment, and/or any leadership/management position.
  • A better understanding of your own writing/writing process through professional development.
As a Fellow, you will:
  • Serve as a mentor/writing tutor in a first-year composition course.
  • Be exposed to writing center theory and practical tutoring strategies through various assigned readings.
  • Participate in Writing Fellow meetings during which you will dialogue with other Fellows about your learning from both reading assignments and in-class experiences.
  • Reflect on your Writing Fellow experiences and your own writing development through formal writing assignments.
Prerequisites for course enrollment include completion of ENG 200 (preferred) or ENG 100/100T.
Interested? For more information, visit the UHWO English Department’s Writing Fellows program page or email Robyn Nelson, Writing Fellow Coordinator, at nelsonrc@hawaii.edu.
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