Presenter Information

Will Quackenbush

Faculty Sponsor

Al DeCiccio

Status

Graduate

Publication Date

5-4-2020

Department

English

Description

This proposal for an experiment (which is part of a larger study) will evaluate the effectiveness of the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center’s online tutoring system when compared to that of Pearson Education’s (known as Smarthinking Online Tutoring). This experiment is primarily interested in discerning which online system (PearsonSmarthinking or that of the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center) can provide the most complete virtual “tutor experience.”

Presentation Type

Poster

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Privatized v. Academic Online Tutoring: A Proposal to Determine the Effectiveness of the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center Compared to Pearson-Smarthinking

This proposal for an experiment (which is part of a larger study) will evaluate the effectiveness of the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center’s online tutoring system when compared to that of Pearson Education’s (known as Smarthinking Online Tutoring). This experiment is primarily interested in discerning which online system (PearsonSmarthinking or that of the Mary G. Walsh Writing Center) can provide the most complete virtual “tutor experience.”