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ID201H: Peer Tutoring Project (Honors)

Prof. Janet Casey

An introduction to the theory and practice of collaborative learning as they relate to the interdisciplinary issues raised in Liberal Studies I. The course examines the role of tutors, the ethics of tutoring, and common tutoring problems. Students engage in an intensive reconsideration of the readings and topics in LS I, placing them in wider intellectual and pedagogical contexts, and undertake a term project on an LS I topic. Required for all students as preparation for serving as an LS I tutor. ID 201: Liberal Studies I Tutoring Project re-examines the ideas and concepts of Liberal Studies I in the context of the theory and practice of collaborative learning.