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Unformatted text preview: My visit to the learning lab was a very informative one. I was able to sit down with a tutor and a student as they attempted to tackle a serious problem inflicting the student's academic goal. The tutor "Dorothy" was a retired English teacher who loved tutoring students in her spare time. She didn't mind doing the work because it was different to when she was a teacher, for in the learning lab the people who would reap the benefits from her knowledge were ones that requested it. The student "Charlene" seemed to be a little shy despite Dorothy's politeness, it seemed as if she didn't always speak her mind, I shrugged that off as pure nervousness. The topic of the day was a research paper that was assigned to Dorothy. She had to write a biography on Langston Hughes and his works. Dorothy asked her if she had guidelines as to how to write the paper given from the teacher, Charlene responded saying they were free to approach the paper however they wanted to. During the session Dorothy's body language was subtle and she used hand gestures to increase the wanted to....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.
- Spring '11