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Good Practice in Undergraduate Peer Support By Indra Sinka, Stephen Kane
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This good practice guide is for those interested in developing or supporting formal and/or informal peer-assisted learning in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The guide draws on data collected... More > through a project funded by the MSOR Network across 2008-2009. The project aimed to establish the nature of current undergraduate peer support in HEIs and to identify and disseminate good practice. Dr Indra Sinka is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies, the Open University. Dr Stephen Kane is the Associate Head of the School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.< Less
Good Practice in Undergraduate Peer Support By Indra Sinka, Stephen Kane
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This good practice guide is for those interested in developing or supporting formal and/or informal peer-assisted learning in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The guide draws on data collected... More > through a project funded by the MSOR Network across 2008-2009. The project aimed to establish the nature of current undergraduate peer support in HEIs and to identify and disseminate good practice. Dr Indra Sinka is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Language Studies, the Open University. Dr Stephen Kane is the Associate Head of the School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics at the University of Hertfordshire and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.< Less
Peer critique, supportive classrooms and self-evaluation By Vickie Kuchinsky
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Action research following student progress as peer critique is introducted into an 8th grade language arts classroom.
Peer critique, supportive classrooms and self-evaluation By Vickie Kuchinsky
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Action research following student progress as peer critique is introducted into an 8th grade language arts classroom.
Leading Peer Support and Self-Help Groups: A Pocket Resource for Peer Specialists and Support Group Facilitators By Charles Drebing
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There were more visits to peer support/self-help groups last year, than there were visits to the offices of mental health professionals. Peer support groups have exploded in popularity, as the... More > public and the healthcare community recognize that they provide an effective complement to formal care, and improve the chance that many participants will have better healthcare outcomes. Few peer support/self-help group leaders have more than minimal training in how to lead a group successfully. This is unfortunate, as leading a self-help group is often challenging. This pocket resource is designed to provide easy access to key information and strategies to help Peer Specialists and other lay group leaders develop and expand their group facilitation skills so they can lead healthy thriving peer support groups.< Less
The Theory and Practice of Peer Mentoring in Schools: How to Recruit, Train, Supervise and Engage Students as Peer Mentors By Rey Carr
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With a variety of options available to establishing effective peer mentoring programs, this short book provides the basics to create and sustain successful peer mentoring programs where students... More > provide responsible, positive support to each other for academic and personal achievement.< Less
Mossack Fonseca Joins the 'My School First'Mi Escuela Primero' Program By Jelly Peers
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Mossack Fonseca, in conjunction with the Panamanian Ministry of Education, has announced the signing of a collaboration agreement in support of the “My School First” program.
Online Security on Anonymous Internet Vigilantes Are Taking Peer Review into Their Own Hands By Cailin Maclntyre
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Since 2012, the message board PubPeer has served as a sort of 4chan for science, allowing anyone to post anonymous comments on scientific studies. Originally intended as a forum for the discussion of... More > methods and results, PubPeer has perhaps become best known as a clearinghouse for accusations of scientific error, fraud, and misconduct—forcing journals to issue corrections and retractions, damaging careers, and eventually embroiling the site in a court case in which it’s advised by Edward Snowden’s legal team at the American Civil Liberties Union. In the view of its critics, PubPeer enables an unchecked stream of accusations with no accountability. But to its supporters, PubPeer is maybe the only consistently effective way to expose fraud and error in the current scientific system.< Less
Supporting Young People's Participation in Decision Making By Andrew Cummings
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This innovative training manual has been designed to provide workers, volunteers, peer educators and others with all the materials needed to deliver a one-day training course on the topic of... More > supporting young people’s participation in decision making. National and International Charters including Every Child Matters have placed a far greater emphasis on the issue of youth participation and how children and young people have a right to be involved in decisions that affect them and the organisations they are part of. This manual provides trainers with numerous activities, discussion starters and methods including small and large group discussions, ‘the V Game’, situation cards, individual reflection, reading, presentations and various scenarios. There are also further useful resources such as websites and research finding listed to support the trainer.< Less
The Peer Specialist’s pocket resource for mental health and substance use services second edition By Charles Drebing
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This revised pocket resource provides Peer Specialists or Peer Counselors working with adults in mental health and/or substance use treatment, with key information about common strategies they need... More > in order to be effective in this specialized role. It is also provides a guide to common terms and a customizable resource of referral information that Peers can share with the people they support.< Less