ERIC Number: EJ622823
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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When a Criminal Justice Major Becomes an America Reads Literacy Tutor: A Case Study.
Cobb, Jeanne B.; Allen, Diane D.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v44 n6 p556-64 Mar 2001
Describes the experiences and the effective instructional practices of one college student who over a three-year period was a literacy tutor in a university America Reads program. Describes his two distinctive tutoring roles. Examines social interactions, activities he used to scaffold instruction for at-risk emergent readers, and the impact of mentoring relationships with public school teachers and university faculty. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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