Becoming an effective Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Leader

West, Harry, Jenkins, Rhiannon and Hill, Jennifer ORCID: 0000-0002-0682-783X (2017) Becoming an effective Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Leader. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 41 (3). pp. 459-465. ISSN 0309-8265

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Abstract

This paper, written by two former Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Leaders and a PAL Tutor, will support any geographer considering a PAL role. It reflects our experiences of participating in a PAL scheme at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, and research conducted with Geography PAL Leaders over two academic years (2012-2014). Overall, we found being a PAL Leader was positive, good fun, sociable and had positive benefits in terms of professional development. As such, we encourage you to get involved in your institutional PAL schemes.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Peer Assisted Learning; Peer assisted study sessions; Engagement; Transition; Employability
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Professional Services > Academic Development Unit
Research Priority Areas: Learning and Professional Contexts
Depositing User: Marta Kemp
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2020 16:19
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2020 16:20
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/7898

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