Tutors have the right to
- Be treated with respect.
- Be recognized as a peer tutor not a teacher.
- Not be rushed or pressured by students who have not planned their
- Expect students to come prepared with class notes and textbooks.
- Ask students to produce work that shows attempts to do the work.
- Prioritize their time, dividing it among students.
- Expect students to come focused and prepared to work.
- Make mistakes.
- Be comfortable telling students, “I don’t know, but I will find out.”
- Learn effective tutoring methods, learning strategies, communication skills and reinforcement techniques.
- Insist the writer do his/her own work and encourage student to be
an independent thinker.
- Use the tutoring center (on off-duty hours) as a student.