An independent samples t-test for unequal variances was calculated comparing the mean scores of tutored
(n=57) versus nontutored students (n=809) on Academic Success in Developmental English courses (total As, Bs, and Cs) for Spring 2011.
In these cases, students receive significant training in small group process, similar to what facilitators get in tutored
small group process.
The prejudicial attitudes held by some adults toward groups of students (and types of learners) are often absent and have yet to be "learned." Being tutored
by a peer is often less threatening than working with an adult.
Due to tutee schedules, some tutees were tutored
once each week, while other tutees were tutored
three times a week.
Using TopTutors' proprietary technology, students can be tutored
in live sessions right from their home or classroom computer.
Also, a higher frequency of superior assignments are produced by students in the tutored
class and fewer failing assignments have been seen as well in the tutored
The surprising result: In just six months, the reading scores of the tutors jumped by an equivalent of two years--far more than did the scores of those they tutored
However, as Allen reported, cross-age tutors are often more able tutors because they are more competent in the tutored
However, once in a situation of being tutored
, she says she "has no desire to be in control," making her think she might actually be a Type B personality.
After all, I had two years' prior experience as a Writing Specialist at Soka University of America where I tutored
domestic and international students.
The Allyn and Bacon Guide is a textbook for a tutor-training course, guiding students through several weeks of activities such as observing tutorials, being tutored
themselves, conducting their first conferences, and analyzing transcripts of conferences.
I still can't do math, but over the years, I've learned about the benefits of tutoring, having been a tutor myself--I tutored
friends in chemistry and English, and I served as a reading tutor through Americorps.