Language Learners: The Learner/Tutor Relationship

The Learner/Tutor Relationship brief describes findings that show how tutors who are bilingual are preferred by English language learners, even when they do not speak the learner’s first language. The unique ways that tutors and learners work together in digital literacy acquisition program are featured.

Let us know what you think in the comments section. What have you experienced in the area of helping tutors support language learners as they acquire digital literacy skills? How might the findings we set forth in this brief help you continue thinking about ways to serve your population of learners?

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One thought on “Language Learners: The Learner/Tutor Relationship

  1. So since it was tutors who understood what was helpful in learning another language. Then I wonder if tutors who were experienced in teaching English language learners (but not bilingual) could also be equally helpful to learners.

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