Students: managing to learn; teachers: learning to manage
Murray, Martin H. (2001) Students: managing to learn; teachers: learning to manage. In Miller, Judith, Groccia, James, & Miller, Marilyn (Eds.) Student-assisted teaching - a guide to faculty-student teamwork. Anker Publishing Company, Bolton, Mass., pp. 50-55.
Two large (400 enrollments) freshman courses at Queensland University of Technology in Australia have been converted to a resource-based, student-centered format, which has enabled supplemental instruction (SI) sessions to be incorporated. The SI scheme is very popular with students, has greatly improved students’ grades, and has reduced dropout rates from engineering. The students now learn content from the resource material and understand the theory in free ranging, fun SI sessions; the teacher has become a manager of the process instead of being a knowledge guru. Professional, non-technical development of students has greatly improved, and all this has been achieved with a reduced financial burden on the department.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
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|Keywords:||peer, peer learning, managing learning, peer assisted learning|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 Anker Publishing Company|
|Deposited On:||13 Apr 2006 00:00|
|Last Modified:||03 Mar 2011 05:34|
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