Peer Writing Tutor
Position Number: 900749
Department or Office: Center for Teaching, Learning and Research
Level: Level B (Skilled)
Reports To Position #: F00157
Date Prepared: 09-01-2011
Student Employment Information
Work Study: No
Wonnacott Peer Writing Tutors are outstanding student writers, typically nominated for their position by faculty members. These tutors are trained by the Writing Program to work with their peers on papers assigned across the disciplines. Training takes place over a series of six required sessions at the CTLR. Peer Writing Tutors are trained to provide "authorized aid" on papers.
WonnacottWriting Tutors will offer drop-in tutoring hours for their peers at Wonnacott Commons several nights a week. Peer Writing Tutors can work with students at any phase of the writing process. They are also trained to help with oral presentations.
While the Writing Program will pay for the tutors' training hours, Wonnacott Commons will pay for the hours that tutors put into working their shifts at Wonnacott.
Peer Writing Tutors are expected to report to the Writing Program about their tutoring experiences at Wonnacott Commons by filling out their log sheets and submitting them at the CTLR.