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Duah, Francis; Croft, Tony; Inglis, Matthew – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2014
We report the implementation and evaluation of a "peer assisted learning" (PAL) scheme designed to reduce the so-called "cooling off" phenomenon in undergraduate mathematics. "Cooling off" occurs when mathematics undergraduates lose motivation and interest in their studies, despite having previously actively chosen to…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Undergraduate Study, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Students
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Croft, Tony; Duah, Francis; Loch, Birgit – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2013
Undergraduate mathematics is traditionally designed and taught by content experts with little contribution from students. Indeed, there are signs that there is resistance from mathematics lecturers to involve students in the creation of material to support their peers--notwithstanding the fact that students have been successfully engaged as…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Student Developed Materials, Case Studies