ERIC Number: EJ534310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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The Effectiveness of Peer Tutoring in Further and Higher Education: A Typology and Review of the Literature.
Topping, K. J.
Higher Education, v32 n3 p321-45 Oct 1996
Different forms of peer tutoring within college and universities are described and compared for effectiveness, including cross-year and same-year small-group, individualized, supplemental, diadic, reciprocal, fixed-role, writing process, and distance tutoring. Three methods are found to be widely used, demonstrated effective, and meriting expanded use: cross-year small-group; Personalized System of Instruction; and supplemental. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Cross Age Teaching, Distance Education, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Peer Teaching, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Small Group Instruction, Supplementary Education, Tutorial Programs, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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