Document Type

Poster Presentation

Publication Date

5-29-2015

Keywords

fsc2015

Abstract

Peer tutors are commonly used in higher education as a way to provide additional resources for student learning. Self‐testing, a type of formative assessment tool, provides students with a study tool that can help identify areas of weakness that require focus. Despite their usefulness, this type of additional learning resource can often be time consuming for faculty members, limiting its successful use across multiple courses. The use of peer tutors has been investigated and shown to provide advantages to both students utilizing tutoring services and tutors alike. Educating peer tutors to be involved in the academic process by preparing study materials for students, such as selftesting quizzes, increases their

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Presented at the Teaching Professor Conference on May 29, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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