After taking the Tutoring Writing Course (WRTC 336) and being hired, Peer Tutors continue to develop as consultants through weekly meetings and projects. The meetings bring seasoned tutors and aspiring tutors together in small groups to discuss writing center theory and practice. The groups also produce videos, handouts, and other resources for the center.
In addition to providing excellent one-to-one writing assistance and class workshops, UWC peer tutors create resources, contribute to scholarship, conduct research, write articles, and give conference presentations.
The University Writing Center created the following videos for tutor training. The first video demonstrates effective strategies for helping students with grammar and mechanics, particularly the passive voice. The second video illustrates how to use reverse outlining to help students organize their ideas. These videos are intended for public, educational use.