Writers' Studio Peer Tutoring and EN301
Who are the peer tutors?
Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors who staff
the Writers' Studio and deliver one-to-one writing conferences and
participate in classroom writing workshops.
How can I become a peer tutor?
Students qualify to become peer tutors in the Writers' Studio
after they have successfully completed EN301W Advanced Composition:
Theory and Practice of Writing. This course is open to
second-semester sophomores and above and qualifies as a writing
Admission to the class is by permission only. Interested
students are asked to provide an instructor recommendation, a
writing sample, completed application form, and interview for a
slot in the class. Because our program serves writers across the
curriculum, majors from all colleges are encouraged to apply.
What hours will I work and will I be paid?
Peer tutors are asked to commit approximately 6-8 hours per
week. Undergraduates are currently paid $8.00/hr. There are often
opportunities for additional hours through various Studio workshops
Note: Anticipated study abroad is not an impediment to becoming
Is it possible to take EN301 without becoming a peer
Yes. We reserve a few places for students in the College of
Education who wish to acquire additional preparation in the
teaching of writing.
For additional information or application forms, contact:
Director, Writers' Studio Peer Tutoring Program