Tutors: Personal Qualities of TutorsResearch Briefs and Case Studies
SponsorThis research was supported by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to Portland State University (LG-06-11-0340-11).
Document TypeResearch Brief
- Adult literacy,
- Computer assisted instruction,
- Digital divide,
- Tutors and tutoring
AbstractThe Personal Qualities of Tutors Brief highlights findings that detail the key qualities of effective tutors. These findings indicate that that patience is more important than technology knowledge in a digital literacy acquisition program The Research Briefs series highlight key findings about how underserved adults acquire digital literacy skills, and include quotes from participants and practitioners. The Briefs are designed to be accessible by practitioners, program administrators, and policy makers to inform and enhance digital literacy programs.
Citation InformationCastek, J., Jacobs, G., Pendell, K., Pizzolato, D., Reder S., & Withers, E. (2015). Tutors: Personal Qualities of Tutors (Digital Literacy Acquisition in Brief). http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/16197