Questioning in Writing Center Conferences

  title={Questioning in Writing Center Conferences},
  author={Jo Mackiewicz},
  journal={Writing Center Journal},
  • J. Mackiewicz
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Education
  • Writing Center Journal
These researchers examine how questions function in a corpus of eleven writing center conferences conducted by experienced tutors. They analyze the 690 questions generated in these conferences: 81% (562) from tutors and 19% (128) from students. Using a coding scheme developed from prior research on questions in math, science, and other kinds of quantitative tutoring, they categorized tutors’ and students’ questions. The researchers found that questions in writing center conferences serve a… 

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