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our experience with writing consultant is that it can be as off-putting 
as tutor--it seems pretentious to some students--we've gone to writing 
coach....the coaches are more comfortable (less of a need to feel "the 
expert") and students respond well to it.


Laurie Hazard wrote:


>Our Writing Center calls our writing tutors "Writing Consultants."  How
>about "Academic Consultants?"
>
>Good luck!
>
>Laurie Hazard
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
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>Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 1:20 PM
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>Subject: Tutor Name Change
>
>Hello,
>
>We are looking for alternative names to call our tutors.  With the
>stigma attached to the word "tutoring," we are trying to come up with
>something different to call them. Any ideas?
>
>
>
>Have a great day!
>~M.
>***************
>Mary Wills
>Coordinator of Tutorial Services
>Academic Support
>E-mail: [log in to unmask]
>Tel:  426-5436
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Jillena Rose,BA,MFA
Writing Center Coordinator
Lake Superior State University
650 W. Easterday Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783
906-635-2228

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