Volume IV: What works, what matters, what lasts
Peer-led Team Learning
Pedagogy - Assessment
"[O]ur conclusion is that the PLTL model is boosting the performance of the PLTL student to a level almost comparable to their counterparts in the traditional course even though the PLTL students are "at risk" based on their math preparation that has been known to be a predictor for success in general chemistry (Sarquis & Detchon)."
Jerry L. Sarquis
Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Joel C. Detchon
An Assessment Essay:
The PLTL Experience at Miami University
- Jerry L. Sarquis, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry - Miami University
- Joel C. Detchon, Graduate Student - Miami University
One instructor decides to implement PLTL to assist "at-risk" students in a general chemistry course. Assessment of this course demonstrates that PLTL improves the performance of these "at-risk" students. This essay also provides an example of successful use of the SALG website.