Learning Together Peer Tutoring in Higher Education

By: Falchikov, Nancy

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The number of students in higher education has expanded dramatically in recent years, but funding has not kept pace with this growth. The result is less contact time for lecturers and their students, and corresponding worries about how the quality of teaching and learning can be improved. Peer tutoring is one method which is growing in popularity, and has already proved successful in a number of countries. This book provides an introduction to the methods and practice of peer tutoring focusing on how to set up schemes and how to cope with common problems. It discusses the theory behind this form of learning and the beneficial effects associated with it. Summaries are included at the end of each chapter.

Title: Learning Together Peer Tutoring in Higher Education

Author Name: Falchikov, Nancy

Categories: Teaching General,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis Ltd: 6/Sep/2001

ISBN Number: 0415182611

ISBN Number 13: 9780415182614

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 6167

Description: black & white illustrations 336 The number of students in higher education has expanded dramatically in recent years, but funding has not kept pace with this growth. The result is less contact time for lecturers and their students, and corresponding worries about how the quality of teaching and learning can be improved. Peer tutoring is one method which is growing in popularity, and has already proved successful in a number of countries. This book provides an introduction to the methods and practice of peer tutoring focusing on how to set up schemes and how to cope with common problems. It discusses the theory behind this form of learning and the beneficial effects associated with it. Summaries are included at the end of each chapter. (ISBN: 9780415182614 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 6167)

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