CAHSS Faculty Presentations, Proceedings, Lectures, and Symposia

Title

Going Forward by Looking Back: One Tutor’s Adventure in Archival Research

Event Location / Date(s)

Orlando, FL / October 2014

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Department

Department of Writing and Communication

Presentation Date

10-1-2014

Conference Name / Publication Title

International Writing Centers Association Conference & National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing

Description

Through archival research, students learn many skills including critical thinking, observation, textual analysis, and work with primary sources. These skills can help tutors examine the history of writing centers from different perspectives, bring voices to those marginalized, or rewrite accounts of the past that are incomplete. Students also contend with "so what?" questions, which move them beyond the perspective that their research is only meant for a teacher's eyes or for passing a class.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS