Tutor Training for the Promotion of Academic Writing

In the certificate program (across the disciplines), participants reflect upon their new roles as trainers, learn about didactical methods and how to use them to structure their tutorial effectively.

These Courses are only offered in German. 

Cancellation of the tutor training for future tutors!

Dear future tutors and interested parties,

due to the increasing number of corona cases in Germany and the decisions recently made by the state government in this context, we initially cancel the tutor training for futre tutors in all departments.
Unfortunately, we currently see no other option. We are deeply sorry and would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

The next training is planned for the coming autumn. Further information will be published on our website during the semester.

All the best for you and with best regards

your team of the writingcenter!

Target Group:

Tutors to be or tutors with first experiences from all faculties at JGU.

At the tutor training, you can:

  • Reflect on your role as a tutor
  • Prepare and plan your own tutorials
  • Learn about basic methods for guiding class debates, didactical methods and use of group forms
  • Learn about methods and strategies of academic work and writing to teach to their tutees

The training contains the following key topic areas:

  • Strategies for time and – self Management
  • Reading strategies
  • Strategies for finding a topic
  • Methods for structuring a text
  • Methods for drafting
  • Methods for text revision
  • Academic writing process
  • Writing counseling
  • Text diagnosis and how to phrase text Feedback
  • Academic presentation


  1. Meine neue Rolle als Tutor*in
    Montag, 23.03.20, 09:00-12:00 Uhr
  2. Tutorielle Lehre planen
    Montag, 23.03.20, 13:00-16:00 Uhr
  3. Wissenschaftliches Schreiben vermitteln
    Dienstag, 24.03.20, 10:00-16:00 Uhr
  4. Studierende beim Schreiben beraten
    Mittwoch, 25.03.20, 10:00-18:00 Uhr
  5. Wissenschaftliches Präsentieren
    Donnerstag, 26.03.20, 10:00-14:00 Uhr
  6. Textdiagnose: Texte lesen, verstehen und überarbeiten
    Freitag, 27.03.20, 09:00-16:30 Uhr
  7. Konstruktives Feedback auf Texte geben
    Montag, 30.03.20, 09:00-13:00 Uhr
  8. Positives Feedback auf Texte geben
    Montag, 30.03.20, 14:00-17:00 Uhr
  9. Wirkung und Optimierung von Feedbacks
    Dienstag, 31.03.20, 09:30-17:00 Uhr
  10. Feedbackhaltung weiterentwickeln
    Mittwoch, 01.04.20, 09:30-12:00 Uhr
  11. Mein Writing Fellow Einsatz
    Mittwoch, 01.04.20, 13:00-16:30 Uhr

The workshops can be attended individually, although some workshops do focus on related topics and should be attended collectively. For more information see the flyer.


Registration is possible by email until Friday, March 13th 2020.

Attendance of the tutor training will be confirmed with a certificate of attendance.


The tutor training is offered by the Center for Quality Assurance and Development as part of the project LOB: Lehren, Organisieren, Beraten.