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E-mail tutoring, a new way to do new work

Computers and Composition Volume 12, Number 2, ISSN 8755-4615 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


Although writing centers have used computers for over a decade now, they have used them primarily in autotutoriols (computer-assisted instruction) and for word processing. These applications reflect the influence of the process movement in composition studies and the writing center's commitment to the individual writer. Yet as the field moves towards the social in its scholarship and its writing technologies, writing centers might look towards e-mail to seek out new forms of tutor-student collaboration. The essay describes an experiment with e-mail tutoring and explores implications of new working conditions for online tutors.


Coogan, D. (1995). E-mail tutoring, a new way to do new work. Computers and Composition, 12(2), 171-181. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved June 2, 2023 from .

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