Research findings into online tutoring

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It’s a perfectly natural question to ask – is online tutoring effective, and are there academic studies to back this up? Academics continue to look at the effectiveness of online tutoring, and the latest one by Cherie Mazer entitled Best Practice in Online Tutoring says that “though the efficacy of face-to-face tutoring is supported by numerous studies, in the... Read more »

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Online tutoring is experiencing rapid market growth. Why?

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Online tutoring is something that we are becoming more familiar with in the education world. It’s been around for a number of years, but only really taken off with the growth of broadband internet and improvements in communication technology. What started off as just a good idea, has been transformed into a multi-billion-pound industry, with many thousands... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: best practice online tutoring techniques

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Tutoring can be challenging, particularly for those without extensive teaching experience. Online tutoring poses it’s own problems, when you are separated by distance from the student. But there are tutoring techniques that are proven to work, and have been been recommended by academics who have studied best practice in online tutoring. We think that this research is... Read more »

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