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I love the signature quote, Marty!

Lois

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 12:52 PM, Moorehead, Marty <[log in to unmask]>
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> Apparently, their actual existence is a myth for some of our students!
> Despite having flyers in the classrooms of every subject area we tutor,
> posters and signage in the hallways and on the lab doors, as well as a
> website and social media presence, we have students show up every semester
> stating, "I didn't know we had a tutoring lab!"
> Why yes we do! Mr. Yeti will be assisting you today!
>
> -Marty
>
> ”S’ti numah eaturn ot tanw ot eigurf shingt tuo.”
> ________________________________________
> From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals [
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lois Martin [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, December 14, 2015 9:09 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Debunking Myths about Tutoring/Tutors/Learning Centes
>
> Your second one, Martin, is one that I hear from students, but not from
> faculty.
>
> Lois
>
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Golson, Martin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > The myths I hear the most:
> >
> > * Only struggling students should get a tutor.
> > * I can't learn from the tutor in a group setting.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals [mailto:
> > [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Brian Cuzzolina
> > Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2015 12:05 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: Debunking Myths about Tutoring/Tutors/Learning Centes
> >
> > Only the absolute top (4.0) students should be tutors.
> >
> > On Saturday, December 12, 2015, Suzanne Robertshaw <
> > [log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > My students' papers still have grammar errors. What gives, writing
> > > center tutors?
> > >
> > > Suzanne Robertshaw, Coordinator, Tutoring and Writing Consulting
> > > Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave. 2744, Winter Park, FL  32789   USA
> > > (w) 407 646-2652 (front desk) 407 646-2308
> > > http://www.rollins.edu/library Share your knowledge.  It's a way to
> > > achieve immortality." ~the Dalai Lama "Good writing is clear thinking
> > > made visible." ~Bill Wheeler
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > ________________________________________
> > > From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals <
> > > [log in to unmask] <javascript:;>> on behalf of Nic Voge <
> > > [log in to unmask] <javascript:;>>
> > > Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2015 7:08 AM
> > > To: [log in to unmask] <javascript:;>
> > > Subject: Re: Debunking Myths about Tutoring/Tutors/Learning Centes
> > >
> > > Tutors/tutoring prevents students from ³grappling² with the material.
> > > ________________________________________
> > >
> > >
> > > 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]
> > > <javascript:;> on behalf of [log in to unmask] <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >
> > > >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] <javascript:;>] On Behalf Of Wolf,
> > > Michelle G
> > > >Sent: Friday, December 11, 2015 3:17 PM
> > > >To: [log in to unmask] <javascript:;>
> > > >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]
> > > ><javascript:;><mailto:[log in to unmask]
> > > <javascript:;>>.
> > > >
> > > >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] <javascript:;><mailto:[log in to unmask]
> > > <javascript:;>>
> > > >www.winthrop.edu<http://www.winthrop.edu>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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> Lois Martin
> Director, Academic Resource & Writing Center
> Goshen College
> Goshen, IN
> 574-535-7576
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Lois Martin
Director, Academic Resource & Writing Center
Goshen College
Goshen, IN
574-535-7576
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