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Prof. T. Leslie’s Analysis of Spring 2017 Bio 2 Peer Learning Course

“Scientific writing improved from the first to the second lab report for most students. Those that worked with the peer leader improved about two times as much as those who did not visit the peer leader.”

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Add Peer Learning to Your Course

Download an editable PDF version: Peer Learning Request

April 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Classroom Activities to Incorporate Peer Learning within Undergraduate Science Lectures

For centuries, professors appropriately taught through traditional lectures because students could not practically obtain full access to content central to the course. Today information is rarely the limiting factor in a student’s education. Thus, modern pedagogy is gradually shifting the professor’s role from “sage on the stage” to “guide on the side” where helping students manage their information is critical to learning

April 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blank Peer Leader Recommendation Form

Applicants for Peer Leader Positions should ask a faculty member or administrative staff who know you well to submit the attached recommendation form. Click below to download: blank-peer-leader-recom-form  

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Cornell Note Taking System

1. Record: During the lecture, use the note-taking column to record the lecture using telegraphic sentences. 2. Questions: As soon after class as possible, formulate questions based on the notes in the … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Faculty Guide to Incorporating Peer Learning

Brief History (Adapted from Skyline College) The supplemental instruction model, including peer learning, was first developed at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, in 1983 with the goal of identifying … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Peer Review Worksheet

Have students fill out this worksheet as they get peer feedback on their papers. peer-review-worksheet-thesis-drivenessay_2016-theteachingcenter  

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Peer Review Handout

peer-review-handout PDF file What It Looks Like THE PEER-TUTORIAL METHOD Catherine Kalish, Jennifer Heinert, and Valerie Murrenus Pilmaier   The following seven steps outline the process of the peer-tutorial method of … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Peer Review Video

Discover what happens when you help fellow students improve their writing. Watch this MIT video

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mindset Learning Materials

Find materials on how our learning mindset affects our success as learners. LIU Brooklyn Learning Communities has initiated a Mindset project that we think can help students shift their mindset … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment