Resources for Tutors
Being a tutor is an incredibly rewarding, yet challenging, job. The tutors at the Writing Center do much more than tutor—they give presentations to classes, work with faculty, conduct research, and publish and present at the regional and national levels. Some links of interest for tutors are below, from professional development opportunities to tutoring resources.
- International Writing Centers Association (IWCA)
- National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW)
- Southeastern Writing Centers Association (SWCA)
- The Dangling Modifier, "As a biannual publication of the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, the mission of The Dangling Modifier is to provide an open platform that encourages an ongoing conversation on peer tutoring in writing."
- Southern Discourse, a publication of SWCA
- Young Scholars in Writing, a "peer-reviewed journal for undergraduates"
- Praxis, a peer-reviewed academic journal focusing on the intersection of writing center theory and practice.
- PeerCentered, a peer tutoring blog
- Training for Tough Tutorials, training videos produced by the University of Richmond
- Wcenter, a listserv for writing centers
Photos: Top: Presentation at NCPTW 2013 in Tampa, Fla. (left to right: Bianca Hernandez, Loren Cooper, Kristen Erichsen, Cameron Black); Middle: Presentation at SWCA 2013 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (left to right: Loren Cooper, Jennifer Schmitt, Aiden Keller, Bianca Hernandez, Maggie Herb); Bottom: Presentation at NCPTW 2017 in Long Island, N.Y. (left to right: Catherine Howell, Jeanette Jakupca, and Vanessa Petion).