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A training guide for college tutors and peer educators

Author: Sally A Lipsky
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2011] ©2011
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally A Lipsky
ISBN: 013714508X 9780137145089
OCLC Number: 433550625
Description: xix, 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The power of peers: your role as a peer educator --
Andragogy and peer assistance --
Facilitator of learning --
Learning strategy: managing your time --
Strategies for improving time management --
Setting goals --
Elements of effective peer-led sessions --
2. Promoting active learning --
How learning occurs --
Information processing model --
Differences in learning --
Visual, auditory, and tactile/kinesthetic preferences --
Learning modalities --
3. Incorporating critical thinking and questioning skills --
Reading textbooks --
Previewing --
Cognitive process instruction --
Integrating questions in sessions --
Observing --
Directive words --
Critiquing --
Critical thinking --
4. Assessing students' learning --
Thinking and assessing --
Adequate evidence of learning --
Summative assessment --
Preparing for exams --
5. Collaborative learning and group work --
Collaborative learning guidelines --
Group configurations --
Dealing with common problems --
Summarize and apply --
Communication --
Critique an online dialogue --
6. Tutoring as a proactive process --
Highlighting and annotating --
Proactive model --
The tutoring cycle --
Assess the student's needs --
Recommend, demonstrate, and apply --
Break down content; evaluate learning --
Plan for application --
Follow up --
Active listening --
Verbal communication --
7. Valuing diversity among students --
Listening and note taking --
Brainstorming --
Creating a Venn diagram --
Identifying similarities and differences --
Role-playing scenarios --
Stereotypes and biases --
8. Online assistance --
Learning discipline-specific terminology --
Synchronous versus asynchronous --
Critique online dialogue --
9. Effective peer-led sessions: a summary --
Top-ten list --
Your role in students' development --
Self-assessment.
Responsibility: Sally A. Lipsky.

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