Writing Tutors

The new Teaching Block on the Coleraine campus will include a dedicated space for a drop-in writing clinic, a service run by students for students.

Outline of Activity

Students who can write well will be trained to work as volunteer tutors in THE WRITING PAD, to help students who struggle with the writing process.

Learning Outcomes

Student tutors will gain skills in teaching effective writing skills, as well as gain interpersonal communication skills.

Assessment Details

Student Tutors will write a report on their experience working at THE WRITING PAD.

There will also be a system in place to record numbers of students using and service, and a survey of student satisfaction with the service.

Level of Commitment

20+ hours per semester.

Student tutors will work by a rota system at the centre, and will fit hours around their class schedule.

Related Staff

Dr Willa Murphy

Lecturer in Irish Writing in English
School of Arts & Humanities
+44 28 7012 4545
I006 - Coleraine campus

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