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Peer-assisted learning case studies
Below are some examples of peer-assisted learning taking place around UCL.
Provost’s Teaching Award winner Dr Elisabete Cidre invited post-graduate students to create online resources for undergraduates More...
Published: Jul 1, 2014 3:08:13 PM
Dr Parama Chaudhury’s first-year Economics module represents a first for UCL. Based on the concept of flipping lectures, she now provides her learners with a range of sources to study before they meet, and then uses the lecture time to lead the group in team exercises. More...
Published: Mar 21, 2014 3:20:28 PM
Dr Adrien Desjardins of the Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering explains why he introduced a video-making element to two of his courses, an idea for which he won a Provost's Teaching Award in 2013. More...
Published: Aug 20, 2013 10:58:54 AM
Dr Richard Day explains the ways in which he prepares his Master’s students for research projects and practical lab work. More...
Published: Aug 14, 2013 4:25:42 PM
The Department of Speech and Language Therapy’s Dr Rachel Rees explains why students are asked to chair their own tutorials during the first and second years of their degree. More...
Published: Aug 9, 2013 1:12:15 PM
Clinical Teaching Fellow Dr Kaz Iwata talks about the Medical School’s peer-assisted learning scheme. More...
Published: Aug 9, 2013 12:36:09 PM
Stefanie Anyadi, Sam Green and Kevin Tang discuss how PeerWise fared when it was piloted on a Linguistics module. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 4:19:57 PM
Dr Richard Milne, from the Centre for Virology, explains how introducing a peer review system helped improve his students' essay marks by an average of one degree class. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:22:23 PM
The UCL Department of Chemical Engineering's Dr Eva Sorensen discusses her experiences of using peer assessment with fourth-year students. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:16:18 PM
In Engineering Mathematics, it's important to mark and give feedback on assignments quickly, as each topic builds on the last. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:11:22 PM
- Please note that the case studies section of the Teaching and Learning Portal is a continually evolving resource. If you or your colleagues are involved in great projects or practices that others might be able to take inspiration from, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Find out more about peer-assisted learning at UCL
- For discipline-specific advice on peer-assisted learning, contact one of the CALT school-facing teaching fellows
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