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Peer-Assisted Learning in Academic Libraries (Paperback) (Erin Rinto & John Watts & Rosan Mitola)

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Written specifically for academic librarians and library administrators, this book identifies the myriad benefits of peer-assisted learning, exploring how the implementation of peer-assisted learning benefits information literacy instruction, cocurricular outreach, and reference services.

• Introduces readers to a well-established and effective practice in higher education and demonstrates how it can be used in library-initiated programs

• Provides the means to extend library staff resources by incorporating student employees in instruction, outreach, and reference services

• Supplies practical examples—complete with assessments, administrative justifications and lessons learned—for training and assessing student peer mentors

• Offers justification for how peer-assisted learning programs provide student employees with rewarding and enriching opportunities that can benefit them academically, personally, and professionally

Number of Pages: 220
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Education
Sub-Genre: Research
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
Author: Erin Rinto & John Watts & Rosan Mitola
Language: English
Street Date: July 5, 2017
TCIN: 51772064
UPC: 9781440846885
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-8098
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