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The tutor-learner relationship in literacy education: Redefinition or reproduction?

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Linda Ziegahn
Kathleen H. Hinchman

Abstract

A qualitative study of university students working in literacy classrooms suggested that tutors felt most successful when they helped low-literate adults to develop academically and personally. There was minimal evidence of tutors playing the role of critical educators in questioning social inequities.

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The tutor-learner relationship in literacy education: Redefinition or reproduction?

A qualitative study of university students working in literacy classrooms suggested that tutors felt most successful when they helped low-literate adults to develop academically and personally. There was minimal evidence of tutors playing the role of critical educators in questioning social inequities.