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Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies

, , , Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-16-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


As technology application has adopted to provide academic support ubiquitously, the presence of e-tutoring has grown for decreasing educational budgets and reducing the digital divide. However, many e-tutoring studies have focused on students’ academic achievement rather than service learning competencies. The purpose of this study is to develop a student-perceived and literature-based instrument on online tutoring for exploring college students’ acquisition of competencies after their serving online tutoring for rural primary students. This study suggests an exploratory study can be conducted for investigating in-depth competencies to better understand tutor’s and tutee’s lifelong learning gains beyond strictly quantifiable academic achievement after their e-tutoring experiences.


Chien, C.F., Liao, C.J. & Walters, B.G. (2015). Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies. In S. Carliner, C. Fulford & N. Ostashewski (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 911-915). Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 27, 2019 from .


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