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Tutors: The Tutor-Learner Relationship
Research Briefs and Case Studies
  • Jill Castek, Portland State University
  • Gloria Jacobs, Portland State University
  • Kimberly D. Pendell, Portland State University
  • Drew Pizzolato, Portland State University
  • Stephen Reder, Portland State University
  • Elizabeth Withers, Portland State University
Document Type
Research Brief
Publication Date
  • Adult literacy,
  • Computer assisted instruction,
  • Digital divide,
  • Tutors and tutoring
The Tutor/Learner Relationship Brief emphasizes the impact that a positive relationship with tutors can have on learners’ engagement and progress 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.

Authors listed in alphabetical order.

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Citation Information
Castek, J., Jacobs, G., Pendell, K., Pizzolato, D., Reder S., & Withers, E. (2015). Tutors: The Tutor-Learner Relationship (Digital Literacy Acquisition in Brief).