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English 218: Advanced Composition/Peer Tutoring in Writing—the training course for students recommended to be writing tutors
The student-tutors in the Writing Center take ENG 218, an intensive course that prepares them for their work with other students. It is also a second level writing course that benefits students who transfer to schools with challenging writing requirements.
The small size and seminar format of the class allow students to explore a range of topics related to tutoring:
Qualified students who are interested in a challenging, exciting learning experience may talk with one of their instructors about registering for the ENG 218 class. Permission of the instructor and Writing Center director, Brenda Squires, is necessary, and students must complete the composition sequence of ENG 101 and ENG 102 with a grade average of "B" or better. The lab requirement of the four-credit course requires two hours per week tutoring in the Writing Center.