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Author Gafney, Leo.

Title Peer-Led Team Learning : evaluation, dissemination, and institutionalization of a college level initiative / Leo Gafney, Pratibha Varma-Nelson
Published [Dordrecht, Netherlands?] : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 155 pages)
Series Innovations in science education and technology ; v. 16
Innovations in science education and technology ; v. 16
Contents Plan and Context of the Study; Development and Implementation of Peer-Led Team Learning; Dissemination Strategies; Adopting and Adapting PLTL: Successes and Limits; Indicators of Institutionalization; Study of Former Workshop Leaders; Impact on Minority Students and Women; PLTL and the Goals of Higher Education; Issues in Implementation, Dissemination and Institutionalization; Evaluation Strategies
Summary This book is a real-world study of Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL), a method in which undergraduates work together, under the guidance of a peer leader, in course-connected workshops. PLTL is intended to complement lecture. The text explains how the method evolved into a teaching/learning model. The evaluation uncovered six critical components for successful implementation. Evaluation at each new site looked at implementation, comparing methods, materials, training, and organizational arrangements with what had been found to work effectively. Those disseminating the model used the critical compo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-147) and index
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Subject Peer teaching.
College teaching -- Evaluation.
Form Electronic book
Author Varma-Nelson, Pratibha.
ISBN 1402061862