ERIC Number: ED461335
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Lessons That I Have Learned from Students in Peer Study Groups.
This paper outlines lessons about teaching and learning one college teacher learns from students in peer study groups. From the perspective of the teacher, these lessons are: (1) student-led discussions make the lectures and reading assignments more valuable to the students; (2) it is important to spend time modeling the thinking process for finding answers and developing critical thinking abilities; (3) instructors should be mindful not to inadvertantly intimidate their students; (4) only through student discussions will many students be able to construct and retain the knowledge from their classes; (5) frequent student feedback is necessary for improving classroom instruction; and (6) college provides many learning opportunities outside of the classroom. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Higher Education, Peer Groups, Peer Teaching, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
For full text: http://www.umkc.edu/centers/cad/si/sidocs/daless96.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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