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Hansen, Daryl E.; Gillespie, Diane – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1998
Tells the story of a very academically motivated college student who is deaf and who confronts an instructor who seems unprepared to teach her. Contends, in a response by Ruth Warick, that "Tracy" is disadvantaged by the instructor's approach that emphasizes writing skills and requires writing in "voices." Suggests ways to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Deafness, Higher Education, Individual Needs
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Bell, James H. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1999
Describes in detail a one-to-one writing conference between a graduate student tutor and a basic writer in a writing center. Raises questions of problem identification, the university context, learning disabilities, tutor training, professional development, and what constitutes good tutoring. (RS)
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Case Studies, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities