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Saturday, November 16 • 13:30 - 15:00
"Correcting" would be "cheating": Shifting attitudes toward grammar feedback in writing centers

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"We don't do grammar in the Writing Center." This common reluctance stems from avoiding a proofreading service misconception and from tutors' fears that "correcting" writers' language might constitute cheating. Underlying these attitudes are beliefs about language: its acquisition, users and varieties. Explore a paradigm-shifting training model for equipping WC tutors.


Jenny Thomas

Pitzer College

Saturday November 16, 2019 13:30 - 15:00
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