Social Media · Virtual PAL

A Guide to Implementing Virtual Peer Assisted Learning (VPAL): an HEA-sponsored workshop

by Shazia Ahmed This time last year Lorna, Sarah and I ran a workshop in Manchester as part of the ‘Changing the Learning Landscape (CLL)’ series of events organised by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Our session Using Facebook for Peer Assisted Learning in Mathematics and Computer Science was very well-received and following that event,… Continue reading A Guide to Implementing Virtual Peer Assisted Learning (VPAL): an HEA-sponsored workshop

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Virtual Peer Assisted Learning (VPAL) using Facebook Groups

by Shazia Ahmed and Lorna Love As part of her previous post of Retention Officer (a few years ago) for the College of Science & Engineering, Lorna co-ordinated Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) sessions for level one Mathematics and Computing Science students. Although the demand for PAL was present, attempts at organising these sessions proved to be… Continue reading Virtual Peer Assisted Learning (VPAL) using Facebook Groups