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ENGL 2790. Writing Center Tutoring I. 2 Hours.

Required for tutors in the College's Writing Center, and open to students interested in learning how to tutor writing for either personal satisfaction or professional needs. Covers a variety of writing specific topics, such as grammar, organization, rhetorical invention, revision strategies, and the writing process in general. Also covers principles of tutoring, including using the Socratic method of teaching, tutoring to various learning styles, and dealing with writer's anxiety, as well as the use of computers while tutoring. Successful completers will be able to diagnose writing problems, provide instruction, and interpret course assignments. FA, SP.