Training, synchronous, tutor development, paired tutoring
Misemer discusses her experience conducting online tutoring appointments via Skype with two tutors and one student, what she calls “paired Skype tutoring.” Misemer found an increase in tutor confidence, as well as benefits to having two tutors with complimentary strengths assisting the student. One drawback Misemer found is that paired tutoring required some time for the tutors to become adept at working together.
Type of Source: Blog Post
Author: Leah Misemer
Year of Publication: 2014
Title: “Two Heads Are Better: An Experiment in Paired Skype Tutoring” (available online)
Publication: Another Word