ERIC Number: EJ488223
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Resolving Inconsistencies in Tutor Expertise Research: Does Lack of Structure Cause Students to Seek Tutor Guidance?
Schmidt, Henk G.
Academic Medicine, v69 n8 p656-62 Aug 1994
A University of Limburg (Netherlands) study investigated influence of health sciences tutors' subject-matter expertise on the achievement of 1,800 students participating in tutorial groups with leaders having varying levels of subject expertise. Results indicated a positive influence of tutor subject expertise, particularly in interaction with students' prior knowledge and/or degree of structure of the instructional unit. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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