ERIC Number: ED268372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Peer Tutoring: A Guide to Program Design. Research and Development Series No. 260.
Ashley, William L.; And Others
This publication presents guidelines for planning, implementing, and evaluating a peer tutoring program within a vocational setting. Chapter 1 discusses benefits of peer tutoring and presents a compilation of guidelines, suggestions, and examples for planning, developing, and evaluating a peer tutoring program. Tasks in each area--program planning, development, and evaluation--are described. Chapter 2 presents an indepth look at 13 individual, diverse peer tutoring programs. They demonstrate the many program options, formats, and procedures available to those wanting to establish a new peer tutoring program or modify an existing one. The programs represent secondary and postsecondary institutions that typically offer both academic and vocational or technical education. The following areas are discussed for each program: development and administration, functions and operation, and evaluation and improvement. Chapter 3 provides a listing of selected resources and materials available for the vocational educator interested in implementing peer tutoring programs for special learner populations in vocational programs. Citations are arranged by type of document: program description, program handbook, and tutor handbook. The citations supply information regarding title, authors or developers, source, purpose, and annotation of the material or resource. Appendixes include sample forms and a list of books and sample handouts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Educational Resources, Guidelines, Peer Teaching, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Tutoring, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, Box F, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (Order No. RD260--$10.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.