My Experience in the Literacy Tutoring Class

1327 Words Feb 24th, 2018 5 Pages
I was searching for general education classes to fill up my schedule this semester and this one happened to show up, so I signed up for it. What would happen over the course of the semester is something that I wouldn’t have ever imagined. Over the semester my thoughts on reading, literacy, and people as a whole have changed due to this course. Coming into the class was – at first – a little intimidating for me. As I mentioned earlier, this class was a GenEd for me; when I found out that practically everybody in the class was taking the course because it was a part of their major, I felt out of place. I had known about the 24 hours required of tutoring and figured that everybody was in the same boat as me when it came being inexperienced in that regard, but turns out that I was one of the few that didn’t have any experience in tutoring. Little did I know that tutoring was going to be a good time. Tutoring is one of the things that I look back on this semester and am actually proud of myself for. Sure, I was nervous, but when I actually got acclimated to my surroundings and became a mainstay at Roskruge, things got far better, and far easier. Though I was fulfilling a requirement for the class, I also felt like I was giving back to the community, even if very minimally. Tutoring was also the time where I saw a lot of what we had learned about in class, in action. It was so interesting to me to see the…

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