What Is English 222, “Writing by Tutoring”?
The catalogue description of this course
EN 222 Writing for Tutoring 3-0-3
This course teaches techniques for tutoring students
who need assistance in their college level writing and reading and study skills.
While successful completion of this course used to guarantee employment in
the Audrey Bard Skills Lab, the course has been expanded in its nature and
goals. While students must now apply for employment, successful completion
of this class has a number of advantages:
You will learn how to recognize errors in
the papers of someone you are tutoring or of someone you wish to
assist—such as a friend or family member.
You will become more proficient in finding
errors in your own papers.
You can improve global evaluation of your
own and others’ work:
It is a good course to have on your
transcript, and may help you obtain employment both at ECC and beyond.
It is likely to help you become much more
competent in your own work.
You must take this course if you wish to
be hired as a peer tutor in the Audrey Bard Skills Lab.
A Reading and
Study Skills Component Is Included
better methods for skills:
Take this Course?
Although the course is likely to benefit
students in their own work, its underlying purpose is to assist students
learn to tutor. Those who sign up for the class should have taken EN 110 and
have received a grade no lower than a B. Those who are interested
primarily in improving their own study skills should take GS 111.