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PAGeS: The 7 year itch or happily ever after?

PAGeS: The 7 year itch or happily ever after?

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  • PAGeS

    PAGeS

    This presentation was given at the January 2015 Humanities Showcase.

This session examined the marriage of Peer Assisted Learning and Enquiry Based Learning methodologies here in the Department of French Studies.

Annie revisits the background to their somewhat stormy meeting in 2007, a meeting which led to the birth of their Peer Assisted Grammar (ebl) Sessions a year later (christened PAGeS).

Annie then covers materials created, student perceptions of their experience and finally, some new quantitative data gathered to examine whether participation in PAGeS affects degree classification.

Benefits:

PAGeS participation improves language skills, especially at second level and higher.

Students seem to become much more independent in their approach to learning.