Tag Archives: peer support

Can students and academics benefit from peer assisted learning (PAL) sessions?

Caroline Crolla, Student Success and Engagement Team, Student Services c.s.crolla@reading.ac.uk  Overview Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is a globally recognised scheme where more experienced students who have already successfully completed a module work with students who are studying the module for … Continue reading

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Promoting Research in Teacher Education

Nasreen Majid, Institute of Education                                                                        … Continue reading

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Supporting diversity through targeted language skills development

Alison Fenner, Lecturer, International Study and Language Institute  j.a.fenner@reading.ac.uk                                                               … Continue reading

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Fostering effective transition to university learning

Dr Ciara Healy, Arts and Communication Design c.healy@reading.ac.uk Overview This case study presents some approaches taken in the Department of Art to encourage relationship building between different cohorts of students and all members of staff. The majority of activities took … Continue reading

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The Language Learning Advisor scheme

Alison Fenner, International Study and Language Institute j.a.fenner@reading.ac.uk Year(s) of case study activity: 2012-13 Overview The scheme provided training for students to act as Language Learning Advisors (LLAs) to Institution-Wide Language Programme (IWLP) and Modern Languages and European Studies (MLES) … Continue reading

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