TITLE

Tutoring in Large Lectures?

PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Teaching Professor;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the characteristics of a good tutor. Biologists W. B. Wood and K. D. Tanner presented specific approaches for adapting effective tutoring strategies by applying to a large biology lecture classes. They explore how the seven characteristics including intelligent, socratic, and nurturant can be adapted and used in large lecture classes. Under the indirect characteristic, they determined that effective tutors do not criticize or praise students directly.
ACCESSION #
76263585

 

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