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ERIC Number: ED573195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Doing It Differently: The Ups and Downs of Peer Group Learning
Belward, Shaun; Balatti, Jo
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA) (35th, Singapore, Jul 2-6, 2012)
Peer group learning is the name we have given to a particular type of collaborative learning that has been implemented as part of an action research project designed to improve teaching and learning of first year university mathematics at James Cook University. Using an innovation-decision process model we analysed the response of academics to the implementation of the peer group learning initiative. The analysis reveals that the action research methodology allows generally positive attitudes regarding the initiative to surface.
Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. GPO Box 2747, Adelaide SA 5001, Australia. Tel: +61-8-8363-0288; Fax: +61-8-8362-9288; e-mail: sales@merga.net.au; Web site: http://www.merga.net.au/
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia
Identifiers - Location: Australia