Building relationships while tutoring

 This past week our class was asked to think of ways to build relationships with peers that we tutor. To consciously think about making  an effort to build relationships rather than act in a transactional relationship. So how do we build relationships with people we tutor? One way I think we can try to get better at building relationships […]

Tutoring: Expectation vs Reality

Before I started work as a tutor I thought that tutoring was primarily memorizing problems and the solutions on how to solve those problems. As someone who had a lot of experience being tutored I still had an idealized idea that tutors in general knew most everything about whatever they tutored. In actuality tutoring involves a […]

what, how, and who to Tutor

Prompt: What did you think your work as a tutor would involve? What does it actually involve? How do you think that DKC tutors act as student leaders at UMW?   To me, tutoring was going to involve teaching and helping students learn how to use certain applications and online tools. To be honest, I […]

Tutoring at the DKC

When I first started at the Digital Knowledge Center, I thought I would be working with students with all types of medium. I thought that I would have to know every little detail of each of the medium. This made me nervous since I knew there were some problems a student would encounter that I […]