London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Peer tutoring at university: a citizenship experience

Author(s) P. Nimal and W. Lahaye  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2001  
Editor A. Ross, Learning for Democratic Europe  
Language English  
Age group -  
The first year of higher education (particularly at a university) is a real challenge for most of the students attending university for the first time. They are faced with multiple changes ranging from adaptation to a new way of life - a more impersonal one where spacio-temporal guidelines have to be developed, where the access to autonomy may be experienced in a more or less successful way - to the learning of pedagogic modalities different from those applied in secondary education; a larger number of students; a more distant relationship with teachers; abstract and more extended curriculum content; less explicit evaluation criteria, etc.

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