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 (to͞o-tē′, tyo͞o-)
One who is being tutored.

[tut(or) + -ee.]
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(Education) a person who is tutored, esp in a university
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Noun1.tutee - learns from a tutortutee - learns from a tutor      
assimilator, learner, scholar - someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
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In addition, Niall has established a secure relationship with both his language students and his tutees in form group.
Peer tutoring is an adaptable, economical, and resourceful approach that fosters positive effects on tutees as well as tutors.
Professor of respiratory medicine Najib Rahman responded, tweeting: "I'm proud to say that the student who helped you was one of my tutees, Rebecca te Water Naude."
Teachers tried to outperform their tutees but students were the ultimate winners.
Mr Anderson's widow Diane said: "He spent many hours with his personal tutees, who would email him day and night.
There are a plethora of methodologies which may be used in helping tutees to improve in the area of reading.
Teachers also conducted training sessions to properly instruct tutors and tutees of their roles in the various intervention strategies.
Subsequently, tutees commented that support positively impacted their confidence by "clearing up any questions," showing them "what to do to be able to communicate," and explaining "how to use the applications." Tutors commented that the orientation, staff feedback, and other online tutors helped them gain confidence and support students' efforts to log in, use the program, and negotiate technical issues.
we just share[d] ideas." Similarly, several tutors stated that experiencing peer-to-peer interactions with me gave them insight into the felt experiences of tutees, insight that influenced their tutoring praxis.
Furthermore, Sorsana (2005) argues that peers' mutual dialogues may benefit students' performance more than a teacher's direct instruction can because students as tutors can instruct their own concepts to peers as tutees. Whereas the tutor learns by doing and teaching, the tutee learns by observing, analyzing, and offering performance-related feedbacks (Topping, 2005; Berghmans, Neckebroeck, Dochy, & Struyven, 2013).