Finding tutors to support learners within a digital acquisition program can be a challenge. Our research found that one powerful approach to finding tutors was to recruit successful learners. The Learners Who Become Tutors Brief describes the experiences of learners who went on to become tutors in a digital literacy acquisition program. It details the reasons why these learners went on to volunteer and the unique connections they made with learners to support them.
Let us know what you think in the comments section. What have you experienced in the area of transitioning talented learners into the role of tutors? How might the findings we set forth in this brief help you continue thinking about ways to serve your population of learners?