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The role of questioning in writing tutorials: a critical approach to student-centered learning in peer tutorials in higher education
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
Peer tutoring in higher education aims to enhance student learning, and confidence. In writing centres, peer writing tutors use critical questioning to make the tutorial sessions student-focused and productive. The nature ...
What lies beneath: exploring the deeper purposes of feedback on student writing through considering disciplinary knowledge and knowers
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Feedback plays an integral role in students’ learning and development, as it is often the only personal communication that students have with tutors or lecturers about their own work. Yet, in spite of its integral role in ...
Making inter-disciplinary spaces for talk about and change in student writing and literacy development
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This paper discusses the role of a writing centre in creating spaces for talk about and change in disciplinary writing pedagogy. It asks how collaborative partnerships between disciplinary academics and Writing Centre ...
Towards inclusive, participatory peer tutor development in higher education
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Peer tutoring has a long history in academic support spaces in universities, such as writing centres and supplemental instruction programmes. Small group peer tutoring has moved increasingly into "mainstream" teaching ...
Writing in and for the academy: collaborative writing development with students and lecturers at the UWC Writing Centre
(SUN Media, 2011)
Writing and reading critically are core academic practices that many South African tertiary students struggle with throughout undergraduate study. This is partly due to a lack of competency in English as a first language, ...
Building an evolving method and materials for teaching legal writing in large classes
In South Africa and in other parts of the world, many professions are bemoaning the poor ability of many graduates to communicate their skills and knowledge effectively once they enter the workplace. Increasingly, pressure ...