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High School Peer Tutoring: An In-Depth Look at What Constitutes an Ideal Peer Tutor and an Ideal Peer Tutoring Session

Abstract Peer learning is one of the longest established and most intensively researched forms of learning. As a form of peer learning, peer tutoring is characterized by specific role-taking as tutor or tutee with high focus on curriculum content. In the late 18th century, Andrew Bell undoubtedly became the first person in the world to use peer tutoring in a systematic fashion within a school setting. Due to its miraculous success, Bell affirmed that peer tutoring was the new method of practical education and was essential to every academic institution. Early in American education, teachers relied on certain students to teach others (i.e., peer tutoring) but this occurred on an informal, impromptu, as needed basis. This type of peer tutoring lasted ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Johnson, Brian (Author) / Carlson, David (Advisor) / Barnard, Wendy (Committee member) / Moore, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Secondary education / Educational leadership / peer tutoring
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 337 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Ed.D. Leadership and Innovation 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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