Peer-Led Team Learning | 1st Edition
AUTHOR: Kampmeier, J. A. and Varma-Nelson, Pratibha
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Peer-Led Team Learning is an innovative model in science education. Student-leaders (peers) guide the activities of small groups of students in weekly Workshop meetings. The students work through challenging problems that are designed to be solved cooperatively. The peer leaders are trained to ensure that the students are actively and productively engaged with the material and with the each other. This methodology offers a number of educational opportunities: the supportive format encourages questions and discussions that lead to conceptual understanding; students learn to work in teams and to communicate more effectively; peer leaders learn teaching and group management skills.
Two of the five books in this series provide students, instructors, learning specialists and peer leaders with all of the materials they need to successfully implement this new teaching methodology. Three other books provide specific materials for different introductory chemistry courses. This book, Workshops for Organic Chemistry, is designed exclusively for instructors and provides Workshop problems that cover the two-semester/three-quarter curriculum.
PUBLICATION DATE: 9/8/2000
CATEGORY: Education, Science