Wednesday, September 07, 2005

A Tutor Half a World Away, but as Close as a Keyboard - New York Times

A Tutor Half a World Away, but as Close as a Keyboard - New York Times: "Ms. Salin is part of a new wave of outsourcing to India: the tutoring of American students. Twice a week for a month now, Ms. Salin, who grew up speaking the Indian language Malayalam at home, has been tutoring Daniela in English grammar, comprehension and writing.
Using a simulated whiteboard on their computers, connected by the Internet, and a copy of Daniela's textbook in front of her, she guides the teenager through the intricacies of nouns, adjectives and verbs. "
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