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ERIC Number: EJ419803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0889-6143
Defining Ourselves: Do We Really Want to Use the Word "Tutor"?
Runciman, Lex
Writing Center Journal, v11 n1 p27-34 Fall-Win 1990
Argues that the meanings that writing center staff members assign to the words "tutor" and "tutee" run directly counter to the common meanings for the terms. Suggests replacing "tutor" with "writing assistant,""writing consultant," or "writing fellow." Suggests replacing "tutoring" with "discussion" or "consulting." Suggests replacing the term "tutees" with "writers." (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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