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ERIC Number: EJ920753
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
Promoting Professional Student Learning through Study Groups: A Case Study
Shaw, Donita Massengill
College Teaching, v59 n2 p85-92 2011
The purpose of this research was to analyze how 24 graduate students perceived the study group experience and how study groups fostered a change in their knowledge and teaching of comprehension. Data sources included pre-post questionnaires, text concepts, International Reading Association process form, facilitator logs, and post-survey. Data were analyzed through traditional case study techniques. Results indicated the students favored study groups as an avenue to learning. They also reported changes in their knowledge and teaching of comprehension. Implications for college professors are included. (Contains 4 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A