Writing Center-Related Dissertations

  • IUP Writing Center-Related Dissertations: 1993–present

    1. Babcock, R. (2005). Tutoring deaf college students in the writing center. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (Publication No. AAT 3167231).
    2. Bickford, C. (2006). Examining writing center training texts: Towards a tutor training pedagogy. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (Publication No. AAT 3207884).
    3. Boquet, E. (1995). Writing centers: History, theory, and implications. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Claude Mark Hurlbert (Publication No. AAT 9531331).
    4. Chambers, L. M. (2011). Composition, retention, race, remediation and the first year: A descriptive study of the "at-risk" student experience on a regional campus. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN 9781124763521)
    5. Cook, C. (2006). The questions we ask: A study of tutor questions and their effect on writing center tutorials. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (Publication No. AAT 3206641).
    6. Fallon, B. J. (2010). The perceived, conceived, and lived experiences of 21st century peer writing tutors. Indiana University of Pennsylvania). Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN 9781124389776).
    7. Fels, D. (2010). The vernacular architecture of composition instruction: What the voices of writing center tutors reveal about the influence of standardized instruction and assessment. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN 9781124134840).
    8. Herb, M. In progress. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth.
    9. Hermann, Frank W., Jr. (2005). The silicon tutor: A critical examination of the uses of intelligent tutoring systems in writing assessment and pedagogy. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN9780496972715, 0496972715).
    10. Hunter, K. (1993). Tutor talk: A study of selected linguistic factors affecting tutor-writer interaction in a university writing center. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States – Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Michael M. Williamson (Publication No. AAT 9407522).
    11. McClure, S. (1990). An observational study of the behavior of first semester college students as tutors in a writing center. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. (Publication No. AAT 9022651).
    12. Munday, N. (2007). Peer response practices among writers in a first-year residence hall: An ethnographic study. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (Publication No. AAT 3284305).
    13. Narney, P. A. (1994). A necessary tension: Cognitive conflict as catalyst in writers’ peer response groups. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN DAI-A 55/01, p. 82, Jul 1994).
    14. Ritter, J. (2002). Negotiating the center: An analysis of writing tutorial interactions between ESL learners and native-English speaking writing center tutors. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. (Publication No. AAT 3056649).
    15. Sabatino, L. In progress. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth.
    16. Senese, M. M. (2011). Peer writing tutors in community: Relational and reflective collaborations in the writing center. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN 9781267064622).
    17. Staben, J. (2005). Not just chairs and tables: New peer tutors’ negotiations with identity, literacy, and difference in a community college writing center. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Claude Mark Hurlbert (Publication No. AAT 3194575).
    18. Taylor-Escoffery, B. (1992). The influences of the writing center on college students’ perceptions of the functions of written language. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (Publication No. AAT 9305311).
    19. Truesdell, T. In progress. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth.
    20. Vallejo, J. (2004). ESL writing center conferencing: A study of one-on-one tutoring dynamics and the writing process. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. (Publication No. AAT 3120717).
    21. Wells, J. M. H. (2011). Millennials strike back: Students’ reports of knowledge transfer from high school to college. Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States — Pennsylvania. Advisor, Dr. Ben Rafoth (ISBN 9781124800981).