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Author Babcock, Rebecca Day, 1968-

Title Tell Me How It Reads : Tutoring Deaf and Hearing Students in the Writing Center
Published Washington, DC : Gallaudet University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents Preface; Theoretical and Experiential Framework; Positionality Statement; Personal Beliefs and Research Assumptions; Personal Beliefs; Research Assumptions; My Theoretical Foundation; Ethical Concerns; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction; Tutoring Deaf Students; Current Writing Center Practice; Tutor Training; Perspective; Communication; Tutoring Methods; Language; Culture; Interlude. Deaf Tutees; Rae; Blue; Kali; Chapter 2. The Research Context; Methods in Grounded Theory; Observation; Interviews; Written Documents; Unusable Data; Final Data Set
Data Coding and Analysis ProceduresInterlude. Hearing Tutees; Squirt; Shareef; Herrodrick; Chapter 3. Literacy Work in the Tutoring Session; Writing Work; Planning; Composing; Revising; Higher-Order Concerns; Lower-Order Concerns; Conclusion; Reflecting; Information Work; Reading; Research; Relationship of Reading to Lower-Order Concerns; Interlude. Tutors; John; Newby; Gustav; Chapter 4. How Tutoring Gets Done; Taking Charge; Discourse-Based Taking Charge; Taking Charge of Information; Reflections on Directiveness; Taking Charge of Behavior; Relationship of Monitoring to Tutor Training
Quality of TalkAmount of Talk; Interpersonal; Personal Qualities; Student Characteristics; Tutor Characteristics; Culture; Tutoring Techniques and Learner Characteristics; Interlude. Administrators; Brock; Ann; Ted; Daisy; Chapter 6. Tutoring Deaf Students in the Writing Center; Relevant Factors in Tutoring; Efficacy of Common Tutoring Techniques; Reading Aloud; Directiveness; Monitoring and Authority; Contributing and Complicating Factors; Communication; Feelings; Learner's Characteristics; Culture; Recommendations for Practice; Tutor Training; Practical Techniques; Conclusions; Bibliography
Text-Based Taking ChargeFinding and Correcting Errors; Taking Charge of Text; Making Sense; Discourse-Based Making Sense; Making Sense of Information; Confirming Understanding; Making Sense of Behavior; Text-Based Making Sense; Reading for Understanding, Analysis, and Interpretation; Writing; Evaluating; Interlude. Interpreters ; Linda; Jay; Melissa; 5. Interpersonal Factors; Communication; Interpreters; Physical Orientation; Technology; Miscommunication; Emotion in and around the Tutoring Session; Display of Affect; Encouragement and Evaluation; Reflection; Discourse Features
Notes Includes index
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 1563685477