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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 · Leave a 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