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Tutors/tutoring prevents students from łgrappling˛ with the material.
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Dominic (Nic) J. Voge  ||  Associate Director
Undergraduate Learning Program
McGraw Center for Teaching & Learning ||  Princeton University
328 Frist Center
(609)258-6921  || http://www.princeton.edu/mcgraw/us/







On 12/11/15, 10:39 PM, "Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
on behalf of Saundra Y McGuire" <[log in to unmask] on behalf of
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>One I've heard more than once:
>
>The tutors don't understand the material and are always giving students
>incorrect information.
>
>Saundra McGuire, Ph.D.
>Author, Teach Students How to Learn (Info at http://tinyurl.com/ogfktwp)
>(Ret) Assistant Vice Chancellor  & Professor of Chemistry
>Director Emerita, Center for Academic Success
>Louisiana State University
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wolf, Michelle G
>Sent: Friday, December 11, 2015 3:17 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Debunking Myths about Tutoring/Tutors/Learning Centes
>
>It is hard to believe that the end the fall semester is almost here.
>Please help me compile "myths" you have heard faculty state about how
>tutoring/tutors/learning centers may undermine traditional classroom
>dynamics, such as:
>                -Students may go to tutoring instead of going to class;
>                -Students ask their tutors questions, instead of going to
>faculty office hours OR asking questions in class;
>                -Students have tutors do their homework for them.
>
>Send your myth(s) to Michelle Wolf at
>[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
>
>Thank you and happy holidays,
>
>Michelle G. Wolf, M.Ed.
>Director, Academic Success Center
>
>Winthrop University
>University College
>106 Dinkins Hall
>Rock Hill, SC 29733
>
>803/323-3912
>[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>www.winthrop.edu<http://www.winthrop.edu>
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