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WCCP: Survey

REMINDER! Do not include your name on this survey. Do not answer any questions that make you feel uncomfortable. This survey will not affect your tutoring status in any way.

Today’s Date:

What is your age?

What is your gender?

When do you expect to graduate?

What are (were) your majors?

What career do you plan to pursue after graduation? If you plan to pursue graduate school, what will be your program of study and institution?

How many semesters or terms did you tutor at the Writing Center?

Did you take a credit-bearing tutor training course?  Yes      No

What other forms of tutor development did you participate in? (Please check all that apply.)

___ none

___ regular staff meetings

___ regional or national conferences

___ summer workshops

___ social events

___ other (please specify)

Reflections on Your Tutoring Experience (Open-ended)

  1. What are the most significant abilities, values, or skills that you developed in your work as a peer writing tutor? Please list them.
  2. Of the abilities, values, or skills that you listed above, would you illustrate those that strike you as most meaningful by sharing an episode or even that took place during your time as a tutor or a trainee?
  3. Do these abilities, values, or skills that you are developing as a peer tutor see to be a factor in your choice of job or graduate work? Would you elaborate?

Reflections on your Tutoring Qualities and Skills (Respond and Rate)

  1. Do the qualities gained from tutoring play a role in your interviewing process, in the hiring process, or in acceptance to graduate school? How did you come to that conclusion?
  2. Would you rate the importance of your training and/or experience as a tutor in the interviewing or hiring process for your first job?
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  1.  In your future occupation(s), will you use the qualities you developed as a writing tutor, if at all? Will you elaborate? Give an example?
  2. Would you rank the importance for your future occupation of the skills, qualities, or values you developed as a tutor?
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  1. What have learned from working with the writing of others? Please elaborate or provide an example.
  2. Would you rank the importance for your future occupation of the skills, qualities, or values you gained from working with others’ writing?
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Reflections on Your Tutoring Experience (Rate)

  1. Would you please rate the importance of your writing center/writing fellow training and experience as you developed as a university student?
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  1. Would you please rate the importance of your writing center/writing fellow training and experience as you developed as a future professional?
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