Introduction to Peer Tutoring in Writing and Reading

Course Description

Required training for De Anza writing and reading tutors. Introduction to the theory and practice of tutoring writing, including strategies and approaches to help students from diverse linguistic backgrounds at various stages of the writing process. Students read about, observe, discuss, write about and practice the craft of tutoring writing. After an initial orientation, students in the class begin tutoring, and reflect on their tutoring experiences as part of the class.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
44857 LRNA 97 1Y ···R··· 04:00 PM-05:50 PM Ken Weisner L21
······· TBA-TBA Michele Dubarry ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.
LRNA-097.-01Y: Must be selected to work as a De Anza writing tutor and be able to tutor 4+ hours/week. See, e-mail, or call 864-8485 for info. This is a hybrid course and meets physically Thursdays from 4:00 PM until 5:50 PM in the room listed in the schedule. The instructors are available online via the Canvas site from 4:00 PM until 5:50 PM on Tuesdays.

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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