Publications and Presentations from the PWTARP Team

Gillespie, Paula, Bradley Hughes, and Harvey Kail. “Nothing Marginal About This Writing Center Experience: Using Research About Peer Tutor Alumni to Educate Others.” Marginal Words, Marginal Work: Tutoring the Academy in the Work of Writing Centers. Ed. William J. Macauley, Jr., and Nicholas Mauriello. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton P, 2007. 35-52. Print.

Hughes, Bradley, Paula Gillespie, and Harvey Kail.  “What They Take with Them: Findings from the Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Project.”  The Writing Center Journal 30.2 (2010): 12-46.  Print.

Kail, Harvey. “Situated in the Center: The Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Project.”  Chicago, Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2006. Address.

Kail, Harvey, Paula Gillespie, and Bradley Hughes. “The Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Project: An Invitation to Research.” Writing at the Center: Proceedings of the 2004 Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, 7-9 October 2004. Ed. Jo Ann Griffin, Carol Mattingly, and Michele Eodice. Emmitsburg, MD: IWCA Press, 2007. 291-312. CD-ROM.

Kail, Harvey, Paula Gillespie, and Bradley Hughes.  “The Peer Writing Tutor Alumni Research Project: Major Findings and New Directions.”  Louisville, Conference on College Composition and Communication, March 2010.  Address.

Harvey, Brad, and Paula at a conference somewhere

Harvey, Brad, and Paula at a conference somewhere

Publications about Tutor Alumni Research and Tutor Learning

Almasy, Rudolph, and David England. “Future Teachers as Real Teachers: English Education Students in the Writing Laboratory.” English Education 10.3 (1979): 155-62. Print.

Alsup, Janet, Tammy Conard-Salvo, and Scott J. Peters. “Tutoring Is Real: The Benefits of the Peer Tutor Experience for Future English Educators.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 8.2 (Spring 2008): 327-347. Web. 20 June 2014.

Anderson, James E., Ellen M. Bommarito, and Laura Seijaas. “Writing Center Tutors Speak Out: An Argument for Peer Tutoring as Teacher Training.” Improving Writing Skills. Ed. Thomas Hawkins and Phyllis Brooks. New Directions for College Learning Assistance. 3. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1981. 35-37. Print.

Annis, Linda F.  “The Processes and Effects of Peer Tutoring.”  Human Learning: Journal of Practical Research and Applications 2.1 (1983): 39-47. Print.

Bastian, Heather, and Lindsey Harkness. “When Peer Tutors Write about Writing: Literacy Narratives and Self Reflection.” Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric 1 (2003): 101-24. Web. 23 April 2014.

Bell, Elizabeth. “The Peer Tutor as Principal Benefactor in the Writing Center, Or It’s Not Just for English Teaching Any More.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 9.9 (1985): 10-13. Print.

Bergmann, Linda. “Writing Centers and Cross-Curricular Literacy Programs as Models for Faculty Development.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture 8.3 (2008): 523-36. Print.

Boquet, Elizabeth H. ”’Our Little Secret’: A History of Writing Centers, Pre- to Post-Open Admissions.” College Composition and Communication 50.3 (1999): 463-82. Print.

Brown, Teri. “It Pays to Be an RA.” It’s All Rhetoric . Ed. Joyce Kinkead. Logan: Utah State University, 1999. 6-7. Print.

Bruffee, Kenneth. A Short Course in Writing 4th ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1993. Print.

Bruffee, Kenneth A. “The Brooklyn Plan: Attaining Intellectual Growth through Peer-Group Tutoring.” Liberal Education 64 (1978): 447-68. Print.

—. “What Being a Writing Peer Tutor Can Do for You.” The Writing Center Journal 28.2 (2008): 5-10. Print.

Clark, Irene Lukis. “Preparing Future Composition Teachers in the Writing Center.” College Composition and Communication 38.3 (1988): 347-50. Print.

Collins, James L. “Training Teachers of Basic Writing in the Writing Laboratory.”  College Composition and Communication 33 (1982): 426-33.  Print.

Cox, Earnest. “Coming Home: A Writing Center Staffer’s Personal and Professional Journey.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 29.4 (2004): 1-4. Print.

Denton, Thomas. “Peer Tutors’ Evaluations of the Tutor Training Course and the Tutoring Experience: A Questionnaire.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 18.3 (1993): 14-16. Print.

Dinitz, Sue, and Jean Kiedaisch. “Tutoring Writing as Career Development.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 34.3 (2009): 1-5. Print.

Douglas, Michele. “Justification for Writing Centers and Tutor Training.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 27.5 (2003): 14-15. Print.

Elchinoff, Alexandra, and Caroline Kowalski.  “The Tutors Speak: Current and Former Tutors’ Reflections.”  The Successful High School Writing Center.  Ed. Dawn Fels and Jennifer Wells.  New York: Teachers College P, 2011.  62-78.  Print.

Franklin, John T. Ikeda, David Ferlo, Kate Mayo, and Christy Wood.  “English Education Within and Beyond the Writing Center.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 24.8 (2000): 10-13.  Print.

Gerald, Amy S. “Back to the Center: A Former Tutor Reflects.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 33.8 (2009): 11-13, 10. Print.

Gillam, Alice.  “Collaborative Learning Theory and Peer Tutoring Practice.”  Intersections: Theory-Practice in the Writing Center.  Ed. Joan A. Mullin and Ray Wallace.  Urbana: NCTE, 1994.  39-52.  Print.

Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 2008. Print.

Gradbow, Kate.  “Teachers as Writing Center Tutors: Release from the Red Pen.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 14.4 (1989): 13-15.  Print.

Hammerbacher, Maggie, Jodi Phillips, and Shannon Tucker. “The Road Less Traveled: English Education Majors Applying Practice and Pedagogy.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 30.8 (2006): 14-16, 9. Print.

Harris, Muriel. “Peer Tutoring: How Tutors Learn.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College 15.1 (1988): 28-33. Print.

—. “’What Would You Like to Work on Today?’ The Writing Center as a Site for Teacher Training.” Preparing College Teachers of Writing: Histories, Theories, Programs, Practices. Ed. Betty P. Pytlik and Sarah Liggett. New York: Oxford UP, 2002. 194-207. Print.

Isaacs, Emily, and Ellen Kolba. “Mutual Benefits: Pre-Service Teachers and Public School Students in the Writing Center.” The Writing Center Journal 29.2 (2009): 52-74. Print.

Jacoby, Jay, and Stan Patten.  “Changing the Way We Teach: The Role of the Writing Center in Professional Development; Or, the Virtue of Selfishness.”  The Writing Center: New Directions.  Ed. Ray Wallace and Jeanne Simpson.  New York: Garland, 1991.  157-68.  Print.

Johnson-Shull, Lisa.  “Tutor’s Column: Teaching Assistants Learn Teaching Tips by Tutoring.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 18.9 (1993): 13.  Print.

Kedia, Soma. “Everything I Needed to Know about Life I Learned at the Writing Center.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 31.7 (2007): 13-15. Print.

Kent, Richard. A Guide to Creating Student-Staffed Writing Centers: Grades 6-12. New York: Peter Lang, 2006. Print.

Lerner, Neal. “Writing Center Assessment: Searching for the Proof of Our Effectiveness.” The Center Will Hold: Critical Perspectives on Writing Center Scholarship. Ed. Michael A. Pemberton and Joyce Kinkead. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2003. 58-73. Print.

Macklin, N., C. K. Marshall, and Joe Law. “Expanding Writing Center Assessment: Including Tutor Learning.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 27.1 (2002): 12-15. Print.

McGlaun, Sandee K. “Life after Tutoring.” Southern Discourse 6.2 (2003): 4-5. Print.

Moneyhun, Clyde, and Patti Hanlon-Baker.  “Tutoring Teachers.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 36.9-10 (2012): 1-5.  Print.

Monroe, Meghan. “Reflection: How the Writing Center Rekindled My Passion and Purpose to Teach.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 31.6 (2007): 14-15. Print.

Murphy, Pamela C. “Understanding Human Nature Through Tutoring.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 21.2 (1996): 15-16. Print.

Neulieb, Janice. “Training Potential English Teachers in the Writing Center.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 3.2 (1978): 2-3. Print.

Purdy, James P. “Taking It with You: Personal Reflections on Life ‘After’ the Writing Center.” The Dangling Modifier 10.1 (2003): n. pag. Web. 11 Mar. 2009.

Roscoe, Rod D., and Michelene T. H. Chi. “Understanding Tutor Learning: Knowledge-Building and Knowledge-Telling in Peer Tutors’ Explanations and Questions.” Review of Educational Research 77 (2007): 534-574. Print.

Rottenberg, Annette T.  “Learning to Teach by Tutoring.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 12.10 (1988): 11-12.  Print.

Schendel, Ellen, and William J. Macauley, Jr. Building Writing Center Assessments That Matter. Logan, UT: Utah State UP, 2012. Print.

Silver, Naomi, Carrie Luke, Lindsey Nieman, and Nicole Primo.  “From Peer Tutors to Writing Center Colleagues.”  Praxis: A Writing Center Journal 7.1 (2009): n. pag.  Web.  1 May 2013.

Stukenberg, Jill. “Tutors’ Column: Never Say ‘No.’” The Writing Lab Newsletter 25.10 (2001): 8-9. Print.

Welsch, Kathleen. “Shaping Careers in the Writing Center.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 32.8 (2008): 1-8. Print.

Whalen, Lisa. “Putting Your Writing Center Experience to Work.” The Writing Lab Newsletter 29.9 (2005): 9-10. Print.

Wilson, Susan.  “The Role Becomes Them: Examining Communication Center Alumni Experiences.”  Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education: Advantages, Challenges, and New Directions.  Ed. Eunkyong L. Yook and Wendy Atkins-Sayre.  Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2012.  55-67.  Print.

Wingate, Molly. “Writing Centers as Sites of Academic Culture.” The Writing Center Journal 21.2 (2001): 7-20. Print.

Zelnak, Bonnie, Irv Cockriel, Eric Crump, and Elaine Hocks. “Ideas in Practice: Preparing Composition Teachers in the Writing Center.” Journal of Developmental Education 17.1 (1993): 28-34. Print.