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Expert Versus Novice Tutors: Impacts On Student Outcomes In Problem Based Learning, Heather Leary, Andrew Walker, Brett E. Shelton, M. Harrison Fitt Oct 2009

Expert Versus Novice Tutors: Impacts On Student Outcomes In Problem Based Learning, Heather Leary, Andrew Walker, Brett E. Shelton, M. Harrison Fitt

Heather Leary, Ph.D.

Problem based learning (PBL) is well known for the large amount of literature in Medical Education (Savery & Duffy, 1995). An essential part of PBL is the role of the tutor. With inconsistencies in the definition of an effective tutor, a systematic review of the literature in all disciplines is necessary. Meta-analysis (Cooper & Hedges, 1994) was used to investigate both content expertise and facilitator training of PBL tutors as moderators of student learning outcomes.


Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Free Screenings For Depression And Anxiety, Christopher E. Overtree May 2009

Wfcr Interviews Psychological Services Center Director Christopher Overtree About Free Screenings For Depression And Anxiety, Christopher E. Overtree

Christopher E. Overtree

The Psychological Services Center at UMASS Amherst is offering free screenings for anxiety and depression for members of the local community. The clinic's director, psychologist Christopher Overtree, told WFCR's Susan Kaplan that, like other mental health clinics in the region, they've seen an increase in the number of patients with anxiety.


The Persistence Of Writing, Thomas Burkdall Apr 2009

The Persistence Of Writing, Thomas Burkdall

Thomas Burkdall

No abstract provided.


Information Literacy: Finding And Using Information, January 2009, Heather Leary, Anne R. Diekema, Wendy Holliday Mar 2009

Information Literacy: Finding And Using Information, January 2009, Heather Leary, Anne R. Diekema, Wendy Holliday

Heather Leary, Ph.D.

This course is for learning information literacy skills, especially those related to using an academic library and the Internet for college-level research. The course uses a modified problem-based learning approach to give you an authentic and hands-on experience with the subject matter. The purpose of this course is to help you learn about information, the tools that can be used to find, evaluate, and share it, and to practice the skills you have learned.

It is designed for students and teachers in higher education, but can be modified easily for other learners. The course assumes basic Internet capabilities (browser navigation ...


The Evaluation Procedures Of Counselor Trainees: A Summary Of Literature, Dr. Jill D. Duba Feb 2009

The Evaluation Procedures Of Counselor Trainees: A Summary Of Literature, Dr. Jill D. Duba

Dr. Jill Denise Duba

This article presents a summary of the literature regarding the procedures used to evaluate counselor education students. Justification for evaluations and evaluation criteria including multicultural considerations are presented. In addition, a summary of evalution procedures being used in counselor education programs are addressed. Finally, areas of further research and implications for training and supervision are noted.


Teacher Insights From An Intercultural Peace Curricula Development Project, Edward Brantmeier Dec 2008

Teacher Insights From An Intercultural Peace Curricula Development Project, Edward Brantmeier

Edward J. Brantmeier

No abstract provided.


Pedagogy Of Structured Critical Reflection In Professional Education, Lisa Mcguire, K. Lay, J. Peters Dec 2008

Pedagogy Of Structured Critical Reflection In Professional Education, Lisa Mcguire, K. Lay, J. Peters

Lisa E. McGuire

No abstract provided.