This article talks about how three tutors supported at-risk secondary English Language Learners in one-on-one tutoring sessions through different forms of encouragement. The three tutors were observed over 7 weeks working with students and findings from the observations show that the tutors helped the student’s progress in the tutoring sessions through encouraging interactions.
Moore, Sarah Edwards, "Tutors Help At-Risk English Language Learners Succeed through Encouragement" (2016). Education Faculty Publications. 7.