Language Development Center Tutors

Opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to gain valuable tutoring experience while also earning money to help with educational and living expenses are available in the Department of Linguistics and Language Development's Language Development Center (LDC). The Center provides tutoring in reading and writing for students enrolled in Academic English 1(LLD 001). Activities at the Center include individual tutoring, small group reading and writing discussions, and a variety of computer activities.

To be a tutor you must:

have a positive, energetic attitude; have strong reading, writing, and critical thinking skills; have an open-minded outlook toward students from diverse backgrounds; be willing to complete 15 hours of paid training, including a day-long workshop before tutoring begins; and have PC skills (or willingness to acquire them).

If you become a tutor you will: gain valuable training and teaching experience; work in a friendly, lively environment; have the convenience of an on-campus job; and earn $10.00 per hour for up to 20 hours per week.

For more information and an application, contact John Leih (924-4420) or stop by the Language Development Center, in Clark Hall 244. Applications are also available in the LLD main office, Clark Hall 473.