ERIC Number: EJ660747
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Listening within the Social Contexts of Tutoring: Essential Component of the Mentoring Relationship.
Cobb, Jeanne B.
International Journal of Listening, v14 p94-108 2000
Describes the nature of social interactions within the context of tutorial sessions and describes the role of listening within the mentoring relationship as seen in fourth-grade at-risk children in a culturally diverse elementary school. Concludes that highly successful tutors were skillful communicators who modeled effective listening skills, used body language effectively, were knowledgeable about student cultures, and possessed a social conscience. (PM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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